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  1. Saturday 29 August 2015

  2. Maldonado caused own DNF with 17G impact 07:46

    Maldonado caused own DNF with 17G impact

    Pastor Maldonado caused his own retirement from last weekend's Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps with a sizeable 17G impact over kerbs, Lotus has…

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  3. Tuesday 11 August 2015

  4. Maldonado says image being 'tarnished' 14:34

    Maldonado says image being 'tarnished'

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado believes that his reputation is being unfairly "tarnished" by people who are quick to blame him for any on track incidents he is…

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  5. Monday 10 August 2015

  6. Mid-season review: Lotus solid, unspectacular 08:32

    Mid-season review: Lotus solid, unspectacular

    Having analysed the top five teams last week, GPUpdate.net's mid-season reviews continues with Lotus, which has recovered from its awful 2014 season to find…

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  7. Monday 27 July 2015

  8. Maldonado says stewards were 'very strict' 11:22

    Maldonado says stewards were 'very strict'

    Pastor Maldonado believes that the Hungarian Grand Prix stewards were "very strict" as the Lotus driver picked up a number of penalties during Sunday's…

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  9. Hamilton among drivers given penalty points 08:14

    Hamilton among drivers given penalty points

    Lewis Hamilton was among the drivers handed penalty points by the stewards as a result of incidents which took place during Sunday's Hungarian Grand…

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  10. Monday 20 July 2015

  11. Lotus aware of room for improvement 09:17

    Lotus aware of room for improvement

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says that the squad has made progress from where it was in 2014, but acknowledges that there remains room for…

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  12. Sunday 5 July 2015

  13. Grosjean gutted for Lotus after double DNF 17:27

    Grosjean gutted for Lotus after double DNF

    Romain Grosjean says he "feels for everyone" at Lotus after the squad recorded a double retirement at its home race at Silverstone. Grosjean collected…

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  14. Tuesday 9 June 2015

  15. Canadian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 07:24

    Canadian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton returned to winning ways with a commanding performance at the Canadian Grand Prix, while McLaren-Honda hit a new low. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  16. Saturday 6 June 2015

  17. Top five result the aim for Grosjean 21:54

    Top five result the aim for Grosjean

    Romain Grosjean says that a top five finish is the target for Lotus after he qualified in fifth place for the Canadian Grand Prix. Grosjean will line-up on…

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  18. Sunday 17 May 2015

  19. Maldonado eager for change in fortune 15:02

    Maldonado eager for change in fortune

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado says he is eager for his luck to change at next weekend's Monaco Grand Prix after a problematic start to his 2015…

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  20. Wednesday 6 May 2015

  21. 05:16

    Barcelona Memories: Maldonado vs Alonso

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  22. Sunday 3 May 2015

  23. Maldonado targets points after 'complicated start' 09:34

    Maldonado targets points after 'complicated start'

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado says that he hopes to end his points drought at next weekend's Spanish Grand Prix after a 'complicated' start to the 2015…

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  24. Monday 20 April 2015

  25. 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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  26. Monday 13 April 2015

  27. 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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  28. Sunday 12 April 2015

  29. 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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  30. Thursday 2 April 2015

  31. 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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  32. Sunday 29 March 2015

  33. 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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  34. Friday 20 March 2015

  35. 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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  36. Sunday 15 March 2015

  37. 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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  38. Sunday 1 March 2015

  39. 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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  40. Wednesday 25 February 2015

  41. 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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  42. Saturday 21 February 2015

  43. 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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  44. Thursday 19 February 2015

  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. Monday 9 February 2015

  48. 05:04

    Video of the Day: Maldonado looks ahead

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  49. Monday 2 February 2015

  50. 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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  51. 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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  52. Monday 26 January 2015

  53. 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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  54. Monday 24 November 2014

  55. 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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  56. Monday 3 November 2014

  57. 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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  58. 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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  59. Sunday 26 October 2014

  60. 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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  61. Wednesday 8 October 2014

  62. 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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  63. Friday 3 October 2014

  64. 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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  65. Sunday 28 September 2014

  66. 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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  67. Tuesday 23 September 2014

  68. 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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  69. Saturday 20 September 2014

  70. 09:56

    Video: Maldonado crashes out of practice

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  71. 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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  72. Friday 12 September 2014

  73. 05:16

    Video of the Day: Track to road with Maldonado

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  74. Tuesday 9 September 2014

  75. 13:30

    Video: Pistols at dawn in Lotus F1 car park

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  76. Monday 8 September 2014

  77. 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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  78. Monday 1 September 2014

  79. 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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  80. Saturday 30 August 2014

  81. 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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  82. Monday 25 August 2014

  83. 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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  84. Friday 22 August 2014

  85. 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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  86. Friday 15 August 2014

  87. 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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  88. Monday 11 August 2014

  89. 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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  90. Saturday 19 July 2014

  91. 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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  92. Saturday 12 July 2014

  93. 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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  94. Saturday 5 July 2014

  95. 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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  96. Saturday 28 June 2014

  97. 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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  98. Sunday 15 June 2014

  99. 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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  100. Wednesday 11 June 2014

  101. 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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  102. Saturday 7 June 2014

  103. 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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  104. Thursday 5 June 2014

  105. 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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  106. Wednesday 4 June 2014

  107. 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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  108. 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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  109. Sunday 25 May 2014

  110. 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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  111. Thursday 15 May 2014

  112. 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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  113. Wednesday 14 May 2014

  114. 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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