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  1. Monday 20 April 2015

  2. Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:32

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton claimed his third win of the year while Kimi Räikkönen took advantage of Nico Rosberg's late brake issue to finish second in Bahrain.…

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  3. Monday 13 April 2015

  4. Chinese Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 11:08

    Chinese Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton extended his championship advantage as Nico Rosberg stewed over what he perceived as an injustice. Here, GPUpdate.net presents its winners and…

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  5. Sunday 12 April 2015

  6. Button penalised for Maldonado clash 10:47

    Button penalised for Maldonado clash

    Jenson Button has been given a five-second time penalty and two penalty points for his collision with Pastor Maldonado in China. The McLaren-Honda driver…

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  7. Thursday 2 April 2015

  8. Lotus encouraged by Ferrari's victory 15:34

    Lotus encouraged by Ferrari's victory

    Lotus has drawn encouragement from Ferrari's surprise victory at last weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, which halted Mercedes' lengthy winning streak. Mercedes…

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  9. Sunday 29 March 2015

  10. Brake issues hampers Maldonado at Sepang 12:09

    Brake issues hampers Maldonado at Sepang

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado was forced to retire from the Malaysian Grand Prix with a brake issue, as his and the squad's difficult start to the 2015 campaign…

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  11. Friday 20 March 2015

  12. Lotus 'ready to deliver' after double DNF 13:40

    Lotus 'ready to deliver' after double DNF

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says the outfit is "ready to deliver" after the disappointment of its double retirement at the season-opening…

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  13. Sunday 15 March 2015

  14. Lotus 'miles ahead' compared to 2014 13:32

    Lotus 'miles ahead' compared to 2014

    Romain Grosjean says Lotus is 'miles ahead' of where it was in 2014 despite neither car making it beyond the first lap of the season-opening Australian Grand…

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  15. Sunday 1 March 2015

  16. Lotus: Brake issue caused Maldonado crash 18:33

    Lotus: Brake issue caused Maldonado crash

    Lotus has confirmed that a brake problem caused Pastor Maldonado's crash on the final day of pre-season testing in Barcelona. The team was forced to end its…

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  17. Wednesday 25 February 2015

  18. Maldonado targets regular points finishes 07:36

    Maldonado targets regular points finishes

    Pastor Maldonado is targeting points from the first round of the upcoming season, as he and Lotus look to bounce back from a troubled 2014 campaign. The…

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  19. Saturday 21 February 2015

  20. Maldonado puts Lotus back on top in Barcelona 17:03

    Maldonado puts Lotus back on top in Barcelona

    Pastor Maldonado put Lotus back at the top of the times on a cloudy and at one point damp third day at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, setting the best time…

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  21. Thursday 19 February 2015

  22. Maldonado: Reliability a 'huge step forwards' 18:22

    Maldonado: Reliability a 'huge step forwards'

    Pastor Maldonado says he is buoyed by the "huge step forwards" Lotus has made with the reliability of its E23 Hybrid, despite stopping out on track twice on the…

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  23. Maldonado fastest as Barcelona test begins 17:01

    Maldonado fastest as Barcelona test begins

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado topped the timesheets on the opening day of the second pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, courtesy of a late…

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  24. Monday 9 February 2015

  25. 05:04

    Video of the Day: Maldonado looks ahead

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  26. Monday 2 February 2015

  27. Maldonado encouraged by Lotus potential 18:08

    Maldonado encouraged by Lotus potential

    Pastor Maldonado says he is encouraged by the potential of Lotus' E23 Hybrid after putting the first miles on the car during pre-season testing at the Circuito…

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  28. Lotus E23 breaks cover at Jerez test 09:46

    Lotus E23 breaks cover at Jerez test

    Lotus has publicly unveiled its Mercedes-powered E23 Hybrid on the second day of the opening pre-season test at Jerez. Lotus released computer images of its…

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  29. Monday 26 January 2015

  30. Lotus releases first images of E23 Hybrid 14:10

    Lotus releases first images of E23 Hybrid

    Lotus has revealed the first images of its Mercedes-powered E23 Hybrid, which the team hopes will propel it back up the Formula 1 grid after a challenging 2014…

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  31. Monday 24 November 2014

  32. Grosjean glad 2014 season is over 15:22

    Grosjean glad 2014 season is over

    Romain Grosjean says he is glad to see the back of the 2014 season after another challenging weekend at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Lotus driver finished a…

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  33. Monday 3 November 2014

  34. Winners and Losers at the US Grand Prix 16:29

    Winners and Losers at the US Grand Prix

    The 2014 edition of the United States Grand Prix produced another wheel-to-wheel battle between Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, with the…

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  35. Maldonado opens account in Austin 09:53

    Maldonado opens account in Austin

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado opened his points account for the season in the United States Grand Prix, after coming home in ninth place. Maldonado had not…

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  36. Sunday 26 October 2014

  37. Maldonado insists focus remains on 2014 13:19

    Maldonado insists focus remains on 2014

    Pastor Maldonado insists that the final three races of the 2014 campaign remain Lotus' priority, despite significant attention already having been placed on…

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  38. Wednesday 8 October 2014

  39. Maldonado: Lotus can score again this year 15:46

    Maldonado: Lotus can score again this year

    Pastor Maldonado believes that Lotus has the potential to return to the points-paying positions this season, despite the squad not having finished in the top 10…

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  40. Friday 3 October 2014

  41. Maldonado hit with 10-place grid penalty 05:13

    Maldonado hit with 10-place grid penalty

    Pastor Maldonado has been handed a 10-place grid penalty for the Japanese Grand Prix after the Lotus driver used his sixth engine of the season during Friday…

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  42. Sunday 28 September 2014

  43. Lotus pair hopeful of more 2014 points 07:28

    Lotus pair hopeful of more 2014 points

    Lotus drivers Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado say that they have not ruled out adding to the squad's points tally across the remaining five races of…

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  44. Tuesday 23 September 2014

  45. Lotus 'very close to scoring points' 18:02

    Lotus 'very close to scoring points'

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi has said that he was happy with the squad's performance in the Singapore Grand Prix, even though the outfit…

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  46. Saturday 20 September 2014

  47. 09:56

    Video: Maldonado crashes out of practice

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  48. Maldonado gets new chassis after crash 09:49

    Maldonado gets new chassis after crash

    Pastor Maldonado has been forced to switch to a new chassis for the remainder of the Singapore Grand Prix weekend, after suffering a sizeable crash during…

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  49. Friday 12 September 2014

  50. 05:16

    Video of the Day: Track to road with Maldonado

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  51. Tuesday 9 September 2014

  52. 13:30

    Video: Pistols at dawn in Lotus F1 car park

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  53. Monday 8 September 2014

  54. Lotus praises 'exemplary' Maldonado 08:57

    Lotus praises 'exemplary' Maldonado

    The Lotus team has praised Pastor Maldonado for delivering an "exemplary" performance in Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza. Maldonado, who was knocked out…

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  55. Monday 1 September 2014

  56. Lotus drivers back Parabolica changes 13:42

    Lotus drivers back Parabolica changes

    Lotus duo Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado have backed the decision to replace the gravel trap on the outside of Monza's famous Parabolica with a tarmac…

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  57. Saturday 30 August 2014

  58. Maldonado anticipating tough Monza weekend 13:18

    Maldonado anticipating tough Monza weekend

    Pastor Maldonado is anticipating a tough time for Lotus as Formula 1 heads to the high-speed Monza for next weekend's Italian Grand Prix. Lotus has endured a…

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  59. Monday 25 August 2014

  60. 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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  61. Friday 22 August 2014

  62. 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 came to…

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  63. Friday 15 August 2014

  64. 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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  65. Monday 11 August 2014

  66. 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 the…

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  67. Saturday 19 July 2014

  68. 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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  69. Saturday 12 July 2014

  70. 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 the…

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  71. Saturday 5 July 2014

  72. 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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  73. Saturday 28 June 2014

  74. 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 the…

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  75. Sunday 15 June 2014

  76. 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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  77. Wednesday 11 June 2014

  78. 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 had…

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  79. Saturday 7 June 2014

  80. 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 Saturday…

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  81. Thursday 5 June 2014

  82. 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 Maldonado…

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  83. Wednesday 4 June 2014

  84. 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 was…

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  85. 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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  86. Sunday 25 May 2014

  87. 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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  88. Thursday 15 May 2014

  89. 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 on…

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  90. Wednesday 14 May 2014

  91. 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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  92. 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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  93. Wednesday 7 May 2014

  94. 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 still…

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  95. Friday 2 May 2014

  96. 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 gets…

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  97. 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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  98. Sunday 20 April 2014

  99. 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 racer a…

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  100. Friday 18 April 2014

  101. 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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  102. 09:16

    Video: Maldonado crashes at Shanghai

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  103. Friday 11 April 2014

  104. 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 lane…

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  105. Tuesday 8 April 2014

  106. 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 Grand…

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  107. Monday 7 April 2014

  108. 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 Rosberg…

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  109. Sunday 6 April 2014

  110. 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 driver…

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  111. 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 leaving…

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