Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 21:30
Romain and Pastor talk us through Thursday in Austin
With great weather on show in Austin, it’s little wonder that the United States Grand Prix has become one of the favourites on the Formula 1 calendar.
There may have been little time for sunbathing but the E22’s new nose still got plenty of sunshine when it was unveiled this morning, as 2015 preparations took another step forward.
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 11:00
Xavier Brooke has claimed the inaugural Lotus Cup UK Speed Championship after a string of unbeatable performances throughout the 2014 season. Brooke rivals Rob Clark and David Mann after a year-long fight in the sprint series.
Aimed at rookie competitors, the Lotus Cup UK Speed Championship consists of several rounds taking place at a combination of race circuits and airfields. Each driver completes a set of solo runs timed by electronic equipment accurate to 100th of a second, with the winner recording the best time of the day. Road-going cars can participate in sprinting and drivers can compete without roll cages, fire extinguishers and harnesses.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 15:30
Belgian Gregory Rasse took a double victory in the final rounds of the 2014 Lotus Cup Europe season at the Le Mans Bugatti circuit on Sunday 26 October, as Frenchman Jeremy Lourenço claimed the overall championship.
Rasse looked set for a duel with Englishman Jonathan Walker for the race victories, with Walker's V6 Exige taking pole position at the French circuit in damp conditions. However, the Evora driver proved to be quicker in the races, whilst Walker was overhauled by the Exiges of Nikolaj Ipsen and Philippe Loup in both encounters.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 16:30
Offering the involvement of a manual paddle-shift with all the convenience of an automatic, the Exige S Automatic comes with a 6-speed transmission that has been specifically tailored to the sporty characteristics of the Exige.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 15:00
Adam Gore heads to the LoTRDC finals day at Snetterton next month (1 November) chasing a title double, having already secured the inaugural Elise Trophy championship.
Gore has led the Elise Trophy standings all year and sealed the title at last month’s Donington rounds with a brace of victories. Chief rival Fulvio Mussi has been unable to complete the season, leaving Craig Denman and Jason Baker to take up the challenge, but despite podium finishes, both are now unable to overhaul Gore’s total.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 12:45
Congratulations go to Dutch motorsport team Cor Euser Racing who last weekend were crowned the winners of the 2014 Supercar Challenge Championship, competing in the Supersport category with the race-bred Lotus Evora GT4.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:00
Russell replaces Donato Coco who leaves Lotus on the 31st of October 2014.
Group Lotus plc announces the appointment of Russell Carr as Head of Design for Lotus. Russell joined Lotus in 1990 and in that time has worked on many of the designs produced by Lotus. Russell replaces Donato Coco who leaves Lotus on the 31st of October 2014.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 17:00
There’s an autumn treat for Lotus enthusiasts at Snetterton on Saturday 1 November, when the LoTRDC finals day takes place less than 15 miles from the factory, with Lotus racing, sprinting, displays and demonstrations all part of a packed
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 15:45
Romain Grosjean led home Pastor Maldonado in the first Russian Grand Prix at the impressive Sochi Autodrom.
Both cars struggled for grip and performance during the course of the 53-lap race, played out under glorious blue skies. Romain was given a five-second penalty after contact between his car and Adrian Sutil’s Sauber. Romain was classified seventeenth and Pastor eighteenth.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 16:30
Lotus F1 Team to race with Mercedes-Benz power from 2015
Lotus F1 Team and Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains are pleased to announce a long-term supply agreement which will see Lotus F1 Team utilizing the Mercedes-Benz Power Unit from the start of the 2015 season until the end of the current Power Unit generation.