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  1. Sunday 24 May 2015

  2. Verstappen given five-place grid penalty 16:47

    Verstappen given five-place grid penalty

    Max Verstappen has been given a five-place grid penalty for the Canadian Grand Prix following his clash with Romain Grosjean in Monaco. Toro Rosso rookie…

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  3. Saturday 16 May 2015

  4. Grosjean hoping to find right balance 15:31

    Grosjean hoping to find right balance

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean says he is hoping to find the right balance as he bids to improve his sketchy record at the Monaco Grand Prix next…

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  5. Monday 20 April 2015

  6. 05:22

    Video of the Day: Grosjean in the kitchen

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  7. Monday 13 April 2015

  8. 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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  9. Sunday 12 April 2015

  10. Grosjean relieved to end points drought 13:51

    Grosjean relieved to end points drought

    Romain Grosjean expressed his relief at scoring his and Lotus' first points of the season after he finished in seventh place at the Chinese Grand…

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  11. Thursday 2 April 2015

  12. 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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  13. Sunday 29 March 2015

  14. 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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  15. Saturday 28 March 2015

  16. Grosjean dropped two places for pit infringement 11:59

    Grosjean dropped two places for pit infringement

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean has been handed a two-place grid penalty for a pit lane infringement during Saturday's qualifying session for the Malaysian Grand…

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  17. Saturday 21 March 2015

  18. Grosjean eyes return to points at Sepang 09:20

    Grosjean eyes return to points at Sepang

    Romain Grosjean is confident that Lotus will enjoy a stronger performance at next weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, after the outfit endured a troublesome start…

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  19. Friday 20 March 2015

  20. 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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  21. Sunday 15 March 2015

  22. 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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  23. Friday 27 February 2015

  24. Grosjean says lateral impacts a problem 10:16

    Grosjean says lateral impacts a problem

    Romain Grosjean says more needs to be done to improve the safety of drivers involved in lateral impacts, following Fernando Alonso's testing accident. Alonso…

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  25. Sunday 22 February 2015

  26. Grosjean makes progress with E23 set-up 18:13

    Grosjean makes progress with E23 set-up

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean was encouraged by the progress he made with the set-up of the E23 Hybrid in Barcelona on Sunday. Grosjean was driving the car…

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  27. Grosjean fastest on dramatic final day of test 17:01

    Grosjean fastest on dramatic final day of test

    Romain Grosjean put Lotus on top for the third time this week on a heavily-interrupted final day of the second pre-season test at the Circuit de Catalunya…

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  28. Thursday 12 February 2015

  29. 05:05

    Video of the Day: Grosjean on 2015 season

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  30. Wednesday 4 February 2015

  31. Grosjean impressed by new Lotus E23 19:01

    Grosjean impressed by new Lotus E23

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean was full of praise for the new Mercedes-powered E23 Hybrid after testing it for the first time at Jerez. The Frenchman endured a…

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  32. Monday 26 January 2015

  33. 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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  34. Saturday 17 January 2015

  35. 05:16

    Video of the Day: Grosjean talks ice racing

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  36. Wednesday 14 January 2015

  37. Grosjean gets new engineer for 2015 12:50

    Grosjean gets new engineer for 2015

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean will have a new Race Engineer after a minor reshuffling of personnel at the Enstone-based team. Grosjean has worked with Ayao…

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  38. Saturday 3 January 2015

  39. 05:07

    Video of the Day: Grosjean in action on ice

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  40. Wednesday 31 December 2014

  41. Grosjean: 2014 toughest season of my career 15:00

    Grosjean: 2014 toughest season of my career

    Romain Grosjean has admitted that 2014 was psychologically the most difficult year of his career as he endured a challenging campaign with Lotus. Grosjean…

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  42. Sunday 21 December 2014

  43. Grosjean takes podium in Andros Trophy 08:51

    Grosjean takes podium in Andros Trophy

    Romain Grosjean finished on the podium in his one-off outing in the ice-based Andros Trophy in France. Grosjean, who has previous experience of racing on…

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  44. Tuesday 9 December 2014

  45. Grosjean to compete in Andros Trophy 10:56

    Grosjean to compete in Andros Trophy

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean will participate in a round of the Andros Trophy at Alpe d'Huez across the weekend of December 19-20. The Frenchman has previous…

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  46. Monday 24 November 2014

  47. 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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  48. Sunday 23 November 2014

  49. FIA confirms drive-through for Grosjean 10:07

    FIA confirms drive-through for Grosjean

    The FIA has confirmed that Romain Grosjean will be forced to take a drive-through penalty within the first three laps of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Lotus…

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  50. Friday 21 November 2014

  51. Grosjean given 20-place grid penalty 12:49

    Grosjean given 20-place grid penalty

    Romain Grosjean has been given a 20-place grid penalty for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, after the Lotus driver took on sixth engine components. Grosjean's E22…

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  52. Wednesday 19 November 2014

  53. Official: Grosjean signs Lotus deal for 2015 12:06

    Official: Grosjean signs Lotus deal for 2015

    Lotus has officially announced that Romain Grosjean will remain with the team next season. The extension was widely expected, with the Frenchman prematurely…

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  54. Saturday 15 November 2014

  55. Grosjean aiming to exploit tyres in Abu Dhabi 11:46

    Grosjean aiming to exploit tyres in Abu Dhabi

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean hopes that Pirelli's decision to bring the Soft and Super Soft tyres to next weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will work to his…

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  56. Wednesday 12 November 2014

  57. Grosjean confirms he is staying at Lotus 14:08

    Grosjean confirms he is staying at Lotus

    Romain Grosjean appears to have prematurely confirmed that he is staying at Lotus next season. The Frenchman posted news of the anticipated renewal via his…

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  58. Wednesday 5 November 2014

  59. Grosjean aiming to reclaim 'lost' points 14:44

    Grosjean aiming to reclaim 'lost' points

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean says he is out to claim the points that he 'lost' in last weekend's United States Grand Prix, following a collision with Jean-Éric…

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  60. Monday 3 November 2014

  61. Vergne says Grosjean incident 'good racing' 10:35

    Vergne says Grosjean incident 'good racing'

    Jean-Éric Vergne says the contact with Romain Grosjean in the closing stages of the United States Grand Prix was just "good racing", even though he was hit…

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  62. Friday 24 October 2014

  63. Grosjean 'very close' to new Lotus deal 15:57

    Grosjean 'very close' to new Lotus deal

    Lotus is just "a few details" away from signing a fresh agreement with Romain Grosjean, according to Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi. While team-mate…

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  64. Wednesday 22 October 2014

  65. Lotus expects to keep Grosjean for 2015 11:12

    Lotus expects to keep Grosjean for 2015

    Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez says he expects to retain Romain Grosjean for the 2015 season, despite admitting that the Frenchman is free to depart. Having…

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  66. Monday 13 October 2014

  67. Winners and Losers at the Russian Grand Prix 15:43

    Winners and Losers at the Russian Grand Prix

    Formula 1's first visit to the Black Sea resort of Sochi did not deliver a classic, as Lewis Hamilton dominated proceedings to extend his championship advantage…

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  68. Grosjean: Sutil clash a racing incident 08:58

    Grosjean: Sutil clash a racing incident

    Romain Grosjean feels that his Russian Grand Prix clash with Adrian Sutil was a racing incident. Having attempted to overtake Grosjean around the outside of…

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  69. Thursday 9 October 2014

  70. Grosjean: Bianchi would want us to race 18:02

    Grosjean: Bianchi would want us to race

    While Romain Grosjean has admitted that this weekend's Russian Grand Prix will be a difficult event for himself and his fellow Formula 1 drivers, he reckons…

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  71. Sunday 28 September 2014

  72. 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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  73. Tuesday 23 September 2014

  74. 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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  75. Sunday 21 September 2014

  76. Grosjean hits out at Renault problems 07:02

    Grosjean hits out at Renault problems

    Romain Grosjean has hit out at continual Renault problems, which he says are having a negative impact on the morale of his Lotus team. Both Grosjean and…

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  77. Friday 12 September 2014

  78. Grosjean sure of improved Lotus showing 15:39

    Grosjean sure of improved Lotus showing

    Romain Grosjean is sure that Lotus will fare better at next weekend's Singapore Grand Prix after the team endured a trying time in Italy a week ago. Neither…

    F1
  79. Tuesday 9 September 2014

  80. 13:30

    Video: Pistols at dawn in Lotus F1 car park

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  81. Winners and Losers at the Italian Grand Prix 08:12

    Winners and Losers at the Italian Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton claimed his sixth victory of the 2014 season after taking advantage of a couple of errors from Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg, while Felipe…

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  82. Sunday 7 September 2014

  83. Gutiérrez penalised for Grosjean clash 17:09

    Gutiérrez penalised for Grosjean clash

    Esteban Gutiérrez has been given a 20-second penalty for his clash with Romain Grosjean at Monza. The Sauber driver made contact with his Lotus rival under…

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  84. Friday 5 September 2014

  85. Lotus stops development of 2014 car 18:59

    Lotus stops development of 2014 car

    Romain Grosjean says Lotus is no longer developing its 2014 car, with the team having struggled since the start of the season. Grosjean's comments came after…

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  86. Button 'amazed' by Grosjean comments 06:03

    Button 'amazed' by Grosjean comments

    Jenson Button says he is "amazed" by Romain Grosjean's suggestion that Fernando Alonso is the key to this year's driver market. Ferrari driver Alonso has…

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  87. Thursday 4 September 2014

  88. Grosjean: Alonso the key to the driver market 15:20

    Grosjean: Alonso the key to the driver market

    Romain Grosjean has described Fernando Alonso as "the key to the driver market" this year, explaining that he is waiting on the Ferrari driver to clarify his…

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  89. Monday 1 September 2014

  90. 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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  91. Monday 25 August 2014

  92. 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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  93. Sunday 17 August 2014

  94. Grosjean aiming to show Lotus potential 09:00

    Grosjean aiming to show Lotus potential

    Romain Grosjean is sure that he can show the potential which has been seen from the Lotus E22 on occasion in 2014, as Formula 1 returns in Belgium next week…

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  95. Monday 11 August 2014

  96. 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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  97. Wednesday 23 July 2014

  98. Lotus: We want to keep Grosjean in 2015 11:07

    Lotus: We want to keep Grosjean in 2015

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi has said it is the outfit's "intention" to retain Romain Grosjean next season. Last weekend Lotus confirmed…

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  99. Friday 11 July 2014

  100. Lotus hopeful of 'good step' at Hockenheim 15:00

    Lotus hopeful of 'good step' at Hockenheim

    Lotus Technical Director Nick Chester is hopeful that the team will be able to make a sizeable step in the right direction at the upcoming German Grand Prix…

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  101. Monday 7 July 2014

  102. Grosjean: We started too far down to score 17:25

    Grosjean: We started too far down to score

    Romain Grosjean reckons he could have scored points in the British Grand Prix if he had started a little higher up the grid. Grosjean, who lined up 11th…

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  103. Thursday 3 July 2014

  104. Grosjean reluctant to blame Renault 16:53

    Grosjean reluctant to blame Renault

    Romain Grosjean says he is reluctant to point the finger at engine suppliers Renault despite the French driver encountering several problems so far in…

    F1
  105. Saturday 28 June 2014

  106. 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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  107. Sunday 22 June 2014

  108. Grosjean to start from pit lane after changes 12:24

    Grosjean to start from pit lane after changes

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean will start Sunday afternoon's Austrian Grand Prix from the pit lane after the team chose to make a selection of set-up changes to…

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  109. Saturday 14 June 2014

  110. Grosjean expects better Austria showing 10:01

    Grosjean expects better Austria showing

    Romain Grosjean expects his Lotus team to deliver a stronger performance at the Austrian Grand Prix. The Frenchman and team-mate Pastor Maldonado struggled…

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  111. Monday 9 June 2014

  112. 01:00

    Video of the Day: Grosjean drives old Renault

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  113. Sunday 8 June 2014

  114. Grosjean optimistic over Lotus improvements 09:00

    Grosjean optimistic over Lotus improvements

    Romain Grosjean says Lotus' improvements give him reason to be optimistic ahead of Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Grosjean…

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  115. Tuesday 3 June 2014

  116. Interview with Lotus' Romain Grosjean 12:49

    Interview with Lotus' Romain Grosjean

    Lotus pilot Romain Grosjean previews the 2014 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix at Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve... Romain, do you have good memories of…

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