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  1. Monday 25 August 2014

  2. Lotus still looking for 'pot of good luck' 17:22

    Lotus still looking for 'pot of good luck'

    Federico Gastaldi says that Lotus will "keep looking for that pot of good luck" after more misery in the Belgian Grand Prix. Pastor Maldonado and Romain...

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  3. Friday 22 August 2014

  4. Maldonado given all clear after accident 16:52

    Maldonado given all clear after accident

    Pastor Maldonado has been given the all clear following his accident in Friday's second practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix. The Lotus driver...

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  5. Friday 15 August 2014

  6. Maldonado confident of Lotus points challenge 14:06

    Maldonado confident of Lotus points challenge

    Pastor Maldonado is confident that Lotus can challenge for points again across the second half of the 2014 season, starting in Belgium next...

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  7. Monday 11 August 2014

  8. Formula 1 mid-season review: Lotus 07:00

    Formula 1 mid-season review: Lotus

    As the Formula 1 fraternity enjoys the summer break, GPUpdate.net takes the opportunity to analyse team and driver performances over the first 11 rounds of...

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  9. Saturday 19 July 2014

  10. Lotus confirms Maldonado for 2015 season 21:53

    Lotus confirms Maldonado for 2015 season

    Lotus has confirmed that Pastor Maldonado will remain with the team for the 2015 campaign. The Venezuelan, who switched from Williams at the end of last...

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  11. Saturday 12 July 2014

  12. Gastaldi: Maldonado deserves some luck 10:00

    Gastaldi: Maldonado deserves some luck

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi has spoken out in support of Pastor Maldonado, arguing that the Venezuelan is due some "big-time luck" during...

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  13. Saturday 5 July 2014

  14. Maldonado excluded from qualifying over fuel breach 18:16

    Maldonado excluded from qualifying over fuel breach

    Pastor Maldonado has been excluded from the results of British Grand Prix qualifying for a fuel breach. The Lotus driver qualified 15th during Saturday...

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  15. Saturday 28 June 2014

  16. Lotus duo optimistic heading to Silverstone 14:00

    Lotus duo optimistic heading to Silverstone

    Lotus team-mates Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado are approaching the British Grand Prix in a confident frame of mind, with both drivers predicting that...

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  17. Sunday 15 June 2014

  18. Maldonado: Lotus capable of regular points 09:50

    Maldonado: Lotus capable of regular points

    Pastor Maldonado says Lotus is capable of scoring regular points if it overcomes its reliability issues. At the recent Canadian Grand Prix, Maldonado...

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  19. Wednesday 11 June 2014

  20. Maldonado 'surprised' by Montreal pace 08:00

    Maldonado 'surprised' by Montreal pace

    Pastor Maldonado has said he was actually quite surprised by the excellent pace of the Lotus E22 during the Canadian Grand Prix last weekend. Maldonado...

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  21. Saturday 7 June 2014

  22. Maldonado reprimanded after qualifying 20:29

    Maldonado reprimanded after qualifying

    Pastor Maldonado has been reprimanded by the stewards for failing to leave his steering wheel attached to his car after stopping out on track during...

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  23. Thursday 5 June 2014

  24. Lotus still investigating fuel pump issue 06:00

    Lotus still investigating fuel pump issue

    Lotus F1 Team Technical Director Nick Chester has confirmed the Enstone-based team is still investigating the fuel pump problem that prevented Pastor...

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  25. Wednesday 4 June 2014

  26. Interview with Lotus' Pastor Maldonado 07:00

    Interview with Lotus' Pastor Maldonado

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado reflects on Monaco and looks ahead to the Canadian Grand Prix at Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve... Pastor, Monaco...

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  27. Maldonado: 'Tricky' weekend on cards 06:00

    Maldonado: 'Tricky' weekend on cards

    Pastor Maldonado believes the Canadian Grand Prix this weekend could be a difficult one for Lotus and he is not expecting to be near the top of the...

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  28. Sunday 25 May 2014

  29. Maldonado hoping for clean start 07:00

    Maldonado hoping for clean start

    Pastor Maldonado says he will try and get a clean start at the Monaco Grand Prix as he bids to finish the race for the first time - and score his maiden...

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  30. Thursday 15 May 2014

  31. Maldonado: Barcelona our first normal test 09:21

    Maldonado: Barcelona our first normal test

    Pastor Maldonado felt positive about Lotus's progress after experiencing his "first normal test" of 2014. After test driver Charles Pic racked up 70 laps...

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  32. Wednesday 14 May 2014

  33. Maldonado ends Barcelona test on top 17:03

    Maldonado ends Barcelona test on top

    Pastor Maldonado led the way as the post-Spanish Grand Prix test came to an end on Wednesday. The Lotus driver's 1:24.871 on Super Soft tyres put him...

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  34. Maldonado quickest on final morning of test 12:10

    Maldonado quickest on final morning of test

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado set the standard on the final morning of running at the second in-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The...

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  35. Wednesday 7 May 2014

  36. Maldonado doesn't regret moving to Lotus F1 10:15

    Maldonado doesn't regret moving to Lotus F1

    Pastor Maldonado has insisted he has no regrets about moving to Lotus for the 2014 Formula 1 season, despite a bitterly disappointing start. Lotus have...

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  37. Friday 2 May 2014

  38. Maldonado: Top five possible in Barcelona 17:36

    Maldonado: Top five possible in Barcelona

    Pastor Maldonado believes he will be able to get a top-five finish in the Spanish Grand Prix next weekend, providing everything goes well and providing he...

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  39. Interview with Lotus F1's Pastor Maldonado 17:09

    Interview with Lotus F1's Pastor Maldonado

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado looks ahead to the Spanish Grand Prix, the fifth round in the 2014 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. Pastor, what did you...

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  40. Sunday 20 April 2014

  41. Gearbox problem prevents first Lotus points 11:27

    Gearbox problem prevents first Lotus points

    Romain Grosjean was left frustrated after a gearbox problem with his Lotus E22 forced him into retirement at the Chinese Grand Prix, costing the French...

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  42. Friday 18 April 2014

  43. Maldonado accepts blame for pit entry accident 11:45

    Maldonado accepts blame for pit entry accident

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado has accepted the blame for a mistake during the second practice session in China which resulted in him making contact with the...

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  44. 09:16

    Video: Maldonado crashes at Shanghai

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  45. Friday 11 April 2014

  46. Maldonado, Gutiérrez move on from collision 14:05

    Maldonado, Gutiérrez move on from collision

    Pastor Maldonado says he has smoothed things over with Esteban Gutiérrez after their clash in Bahrain. The Lotus driver, who had just departed the pit...

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  47. Tuesday 8 April 2014

  48. Maldonado and Lotus suffer two PU failures 17:10

    Maldonado and Lotus suffer two PU failures

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado was philosophical after he experienced yet more reliability problems on Tuesday during the opening day of the post-Bahrain...

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  49. Monday 7 April 2014

  50. Winners and Losers at the Bahrain Grand Prix 09:52

    Winners and Losers at the Bahrain Grand Prix

    The 2014 edition of the Bahrain Grand Prix yielded one of the most thrilling lead battles in recent seasons, with Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico...

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  51. Sunday 6 April 2014

  52. Gutiérrez given all clear after Maldonado clash 20:24

    Gutiérrez given all clear after Maldonado clash

    Esteban Gutiérrez has been given the all clear by doctors after his Turn 1 collision with Pastor Maldonado during the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Sauber...

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  53. Maldonado gets five-place grid drop for China 18:27

    Maldonado gets five-place grid drop for China

    Pastor Maldonado has been given a five-place grid penalty for the Chinese Grand Prix after his clash with Esteban Gutiérrez in Bahrain. Fresh from...

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  54. Grosjean sure of faster Lotus race pace 08:00

    Grosjean sure of faster Lotus race pace

    Romain Grosjean is sure that Lotus will be more competitive during today's Bahrain Grand Prix than they were during qualifying, when the Frenchman set the...

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  55. Tuesday 1 April 2014

  56. Maldonado: We will make progress in Bahrain 15:59

    Maldonado: We will make progress in Bahrain

    Pastor Maldonado is confident Lotus will continue to improve this weekend in Bahrain and has said Malaysia was 'clearly' a step forwards. The Enstone...

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  57. Interview with Lotus’ Pastor Maldonado 15:37

    Interview with Lotus’ Pastor Maldonado

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado looks ahead to this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix, the third round in the 2014 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. Pastor, w...

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  58. Sunday 30 March 2014

  59. Grosjean pleased to complete race distance 12:26

    Grosjean pleased to complete race distance

    Romain Grosjean says he is pleased to have notched up Lotus's first race finish of 2014. Grosjean started the race from 15th and finished just outside of...

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  60. Saturday 29 March 2014

  61. Grosjean: Lotus had potential to make Q3 13:25

    Grosjean: Lotus had potential to make Q3

    Romain Grosjean says that he was surprised to make it through to Q2 during qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix but believes Lotus had the potential to...

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  62. Friday 28 March 2014

  63. Grosjean: We will get to where we want to be 10:21

    Grosjean: We will get to where we want to be

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean has maintained that the team will get to where they want to be after suffering another difficult day during practice for the...

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  64. Monday 24 March 2014

  65. Lotus doubts revival possible until Spain 07:00

    Lotus doubts revival possible until Spain

    Lotus Technical Director Nick Chester has warned that the Enstone-based outfit may not be in a position to be competitive until Formula 1 returns to Europe...

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  66. Saturday 22 March 2014

  67. Maldonado: Lotus will soon fight for podiums 10:00

    Maldonado: Lotus will soon fight for podiums

    Pastor Maldonado reckons Lotus will be in a position to fight for podium finishes in the near future. The Venezuelan and team-mate Romain Grosjean...

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  68. Saturday 15 March 2014

  69. Maldonado cleared to race by stewards 09:29

    Maldonado cleared to race by stewards

    Pastor Maldonado has been cleared to race in Sunday's Australian Grand Prix, despite failing to meet the 107 per cent rule in qualifying. The Lotus...

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  70. Lotus: We have a lot of problems 08:14

    Lotus: We have a lot of problems

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean has admitted that his team are facing problems but stressed that the E22 could still be 'a monster of a car'. Grosjean...

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  71. Friday 14 March 2014

  72. Grosjean takes heart from practice starts 09:18

    Grosjean takes heart from practice starts

    Lotus endured a miserable day during practice for the Australian Grand Prix but Romain Grosjean says that completing practice starts was a positive step in...

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  73. Thursday 13 March 2014

  74. Interview with Lotus's Pastor Maldonado 07:00

    Interview with Lotus's Pastor Maldonado

    Pastor Maldonado will make his race debut with the Lotus F1 team at this weekend's Australian Grand Prix. Here, the Venezuelan reflects on the move to the...

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  75. Wednesday 12 March 2014

  76. Everything is possible, says Maldonado 12:00

    Everything is possible, says Maldonado

    Pastor Maldonado is feeling optimistic ahead of the start of the 2014 Formula 1 season and he believes the Lotus E22 has 'huge' potential. Maldonado will...

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  77. Friday 28 February 2014

  78. Lotus running halted after E22 fire 16:03

    Lotus running halted after E22 fire

    Pastor Maldonado described his final day of pre-season running in the Lotus E22 as 'tough' after the car caught fire early in the afternoon session at...

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  79. Thursday 27 February 2014

  80. The car is not bad, explains Maldonado 15:33

    The car is not bad, explains Maldonado

    Pastor Maldonado remains confident about the potential of the Lotus E22 despite encountering more problems on the first day of the third test in...

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  81. Wednesday 26 February 2014

  82. Maldonado getting confident with Lotus E22 06:30

    Maldonado getting confident with Lotus E22

    Lotus is getting better day after day and the team is nearly where they want to be, that’s the verdict of Pastor Maldonado on the eve of the third and final...

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  83. Monday 17 February 2014

  84. Grosjean to get first go in new Lotus on Wednesday 18:15

    Grosjean to get first go in new Lotus on Wednesday

    Romain Grosjean will give the new Lotus E22 its first proper run this week when he is charged with taking it out on track on day one of testing in...

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  85. Monday 10 February 2014

  86. Lotus completes new car 'test' without 'any major problems' 15:13

    Lotus completes new car 'test' without 'any major problems'

    Lotus successfully completed some 'promotional' running with the new E22 at Jerez last weekend, with the chassis and the new Renault V6-turbo-charged engine...

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  87. Friday 7 February 2014

  88. 16:35

    Video: Lotus drivers back from holiday

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  89. New Lotus E22 gets first miles at Jerez 09:03

    New Lotus E22 gets first miles at Jerez

    Lotus is completing the first tentative mileage with its new E22 at the Circuito de Jerez on Friday. The Enstone-based outfit, which was the only team...

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  90. Saturday 7 December 2013

  91. Boullier: Lotus can fine-tune Maldonado 10:00

    Boullier: Lotus can fine-tune Maldonado

    Lotus team boss Eric Boullier is confident that Pastor Maldonado's driving style can be fine-tuned over the course of the 2014 Formula 1...

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  92. Friday 29 November 2013

  93. Boullier: Lotus can surprise next year 16:26

    Boullier: Lotus can surprise next year

    Eric Boullier believes that Lotus has the ability to "cause quite a few surprises" with its driver line-up of Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado next...

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  94. Maldonado to drive for Lotus in 2014 16:05

    Maldonado to drive for Lotus in 2014

    Pastor Maldonado will drive for Lotus next season, the Enstone-based outfit announced on Friday afternoon. The Venezuelan, who has spent the past three...

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  95. Tuesday 26 November 2013

  96. Maldonado 'quite close' to F1 2014 deal 11:08

    Maldonado 'quite close' to F1 2014 deal

    Pastor Maldonado has said he is 'quite close' now to signing a deal that will keep him in F1 in 2014, although he is still uncertain when that will be...

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  97. Tuesday 19 November 2013

  98. Maldonado: It’s not that I’m crazy 09:58

    Maldonado: It’s not that I’m crazy

    Pastor Maldonado has admitted he was wrong to lash out at the Williams team during the United States Grand Prix weekend and he has added that he has some...

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  99. Monday 18 November 2013

  100. Sutil: Maldonado on another planet 09:33

    Sutil: Maldonado on another planet

    Adrian Sutil quipped that Pastor Maldonado "is on another planet" after the Force India driver clashed with his Williams rival on the first lap of the...

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  101. Sunday 17 November 2013

  102. Angry Maldonado accuses mechanics 06:00

    Angry Maldonado accuses mechanics

    Pastor Maldonado suggested that Williams mechanics tampered with his car after being eliminated from the first phase of qualifying for the United States...

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  103. Thursday 14 November 2013

  104. Maldonado 'very happy' to leave Williams 13:03

    Maldonado 'very happy' to leave Williams

    Pastor Maldonado says he is "very happy" to be leaving the Williams team, speaking for the first time since it was announced that he will be replaced by...

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  105. Wednesday 13 November 2013

  106. Maldonado hopeful heading to Texas 11:40

    Maldonado hopeful heading to Texas

    Pastor Maldonado is hopeful Williams can make more progress this weekend in the United States Grand Prix. Maldonado, who will leave the Grove-based...

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  107. Thursday 31 October 2013

  108. Maldonado yet to finalise F1 future 12:56

    Maldonado yet to finalise F1 future

    Pastor Maldonado says he is yet to reach a final decision over which team he will be driving for next season, and insists that his Formula 1 future is in...

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  109. Friday 25 October 2013

  110. Williams receives another heavy fine 16:43

    Williams receives another heavy fine

    Williams has been given a substantial fine of 60,000 euros (51,082 pounds) after a wheel nut came off Pastor Maldonado's car during practice for the Indian...

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