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LMP1 - 6 Hours of Bahrain 2013

30 November 2013

LMP1 - 6 Hours of Bahrain 2013 - Race Report

REBELLION Racing’s final race of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship season came to an early end with their first and only retirement of the year.

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Lotus F1 car

29 November 2013

Grosjean and Maldonado to drive for Lotus F1 Team in 2014

Lotus F1 Team is pleased to announce that Venezuelan driver Pastor Maldonado [28] will join the Enstone squad alongside Frenchman Romain Grosjean [27] for the 2014 Formula 1 season

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60th Anniversary Macau Grand Prix

28 November 2013

Lotus Enthusiast Racers Take to Track in Support of the 60th Anniversary Macau Grand Prix

30 Lotus Racers competed on Macau’s Guia Street Circuit, where for one lucky family, it was a double podium win

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Wymondham Waitrose

27 November 2013

Forging Forces for Vital Norwich Foodbank

Lotus Cars and Waitrose Supermarkets collaborate across the local region in support of the Norwich Foodbank

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Vince Cable

25 November 2013

Multi-Million Pound Boost for Lotus

Lotus has secured a £10 million government grant which will see the firm create more than 300 new jobs.

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Romain Grosjean Brazil GP

24 November 2013

Out with a bang in Brazil

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.

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Lotus T125

21 November 2013

Lotus Gets Supercharged for Guangzhou Motorshow

Lotus showcases the jewels from its product line-up at the 2013 Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition, further asserting its presence in the Chinese market as its popularity grows amongst China’s fashion-conscious elite.

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Exige S Cup on track

20 November 2013

Lotus Showcases Road, Racing and Engineering Wares at Los Angeles International Auto Show

Fresh off a very strong performance by the Lotus F1 Team at the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas last weekend, Lotus races into Los Angeles to demonstrate the full breadth of its automotive engineering competencies.

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Brazil flag

19 November 2013

Brazilian Grand Prix 2013 - Preview

Heikki & Romain share their thoughts on the Interlagos Circuit

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United States GP 2013

18 November 2013

YeeHahh! The Lotus F1® Team displays top flight form and settles the beef in Texas

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

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Heikki Kovalainen and Lotus F1 logo

14 November 2013

Heikki Kovalainen to drive for Lotus F1 Team

Finnish driver Heikki Kovalainen [32] 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.

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Lucas Auer

12 November 2013

Lucas Auer will race with Lotus Praga LMP2 at the 6 Hours of Bahrain

The 19-year-old Austrian finished 4th overall in the 2013 FIA F3 European Championship.

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United States GP 2013

11 November 2013

Looking ahead to the United States GP 2013

Grosjean, Boullier & Permane consider the team's prospects at the Circuit of the Americas

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Sam Hancock and Michael Claessens podium

11 November 2013

Hancock and Claessens club together for Lotus 6 Hour win

Sam Hancock and Michael Claessens’ Track Club 3 team won the Lotus 6 Hour race at Brands Hatch on Saturday 9 November, having led the majority of the distance from pole position.

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Kimi Raikkonen

11 November 2013

Räikkönen to miss final two races of 2013 for back surgery

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.

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Lotus Elise S Cup R

7 November 2013

Lotus Motorsport announces latest addition to its racing portfolio; The Lotus Elise S Cup R

Following the success of the Exige V6 Cup and its hardcore sibling the Exige V6 Cup R, the Lotus Elise S is adorned with the Lotus Motorsport magic to present the track-only Elise S Cup R

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Abu Dhabi GP

3 November 2013

Abu Dhabi Drama

Kimi is forced to retire in Lap 1, and Romain narrowly misses a podium finish. Its bad luck all round in the Middle East.

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