LOTUS F1

  • F1: Romain Grosjean to stay at Lotus in 2015 November 20, 2014

    Frenchman Romain Grosjean will stay with Lotus in 2015 despite previously suggesting he might leave, he announced on Wednesday. "A few days before the last Grand Prix of the season (in Abu Dhabi), I am very happy to announce that I will be a Lotus F1 Team driver in 2015!" Grosjean...
  • Lotus F1 team switch to Mercedes power for 2015 October 9, 2014

    The Lotus Formula One team will switch from Renault to Mercedes power units next season as part of a long-term deal, both parties announced at the Russian Grand Prix on Thursday. The team will effectively take the supply vacated by McLaren, who are starting a new partnership with Japanese manufacturer Honda. Lotus...
  • Team Lotus renews engine deal with Renault February 20, 2014

    Lotus and Renault have extended their Formula One partnership for 2014 and beyond, both sides announced in a statement on Thursday. The deal was seen as a formality, with Lotus testing in Bahrain this week with their new car ahead of the season starting in Australia on March 16. Lotus, the former...
  • Consortium takes 35 percent stake in Lotus F1 June 19, 2013

    London: The Lotus F1 team announced on Tuesday that a consortium of private investors, including an American hedge fund manager and an Abu Dhabibased multinational business group, had acquired a 35 percent stake. The Britishbased team said in a statement that Infinity Racing Partners Limited had joined Luxembourgbased Genii Capital, who...
  • Second? I'd rather be fourth, says Raikkonen October 11, 2012

    Yeongam: Kimi Raikkonen would rather finish fourth in the Formula One world championship than end up second or third because then he can skip the official prizegiving gala in December. The Finn, 2007 world champion with Ferrari and now at Lotus, is third in the current standings after 15 of the...