Lotus F1 Team is pleased to announce that Venezuelan driver Pastor Maldonado  will join the Enstone squad alongside Frenchman Romain Grosjean  for the 2014 Formula 1 season
Bad luck in São Paulo sees Romain Grosjean retire after only 4 laps, whilst guest driver Heikki Kovalainen struggled for pace, finishing in P14. It was a disappointing end to the 2013 F1® season.
Heikki & Romain share their thoughts on the Interlagos Circuit
Romain Grosjean delivers a hard-nosed drive and celebrates with a P2 finish and his 5th consecutive top spot result whilst Heikki Kovalainen battles and takes the flag in P15
Finnish driver Heikki Kovalainen  will join Lotus F1 Team for the final two races of the 2013 season as a stand-in for regular race driver Kimi Räikkönen, who is currently undergoing back surgery.
Grosjean, Boullier & Permane consider the team's prospects at the Circuit of the Americas
Lotus F1 Team have confirmed that Kimi Räikkönen will miss the final two rounds of 2013 in the USA and Brazil after electing to undergo back surgery.
Kimi is forced to retire in Lap 1, and Romain narrowly misses a podium finish. Its bad luck all round in the Middle East.