After taking his third podium finish of the year in Bahrain, Kimi looks forward to racing closer to home with the start of the European season, while Romain sees no reason why top points finishes can’t become a familiar state of play.
Déjà vu in the desert as Lotus walk away with P2 and P3 honours
After another podium result, the key to a successful championship campaign is maintaining that all important momentum
Smiles in Shanghai as Kimi Räikkönen walks away with P2 honours
All-important points for Lotus amid a taut on-track thriller
Second in the morning and fastest in the afternoon, it seems Kimi is picking up where he left of last weekend here in Malaysia. What does it all mean to the Iceman? Have a guess…
Kimi: “It’s nice to go back to where it all began with my first win”. Romain: “I’ll arrive in Sepang fresh and ready to deliver my best on track”
First race, first win, Mr Kimi Räikkönen is on top down under.
Team Principal Eric Boullier gives us the lowdown on the feeling within the team looking ahead to the first race in Australia and why he sometimes has stressful moments on the pit wall with Kimi and Romain
Our Iceman is back in the driving seat and gives us his thoughts on how testing went for him, and how even the perfect amount of laps is never quite enough…
As the Formula 1 show prepares to hit the road to Australia, we caught up with Race Team Manager Paul Seaby to hear how the race team have been preparing for the season ahead.
Having wrapped up the team’s pre-season schedule in the Spanish sun this afternoon, Kimi gives us his thoughts on an eventful winter programme and his expectations for the first race of the season…
Kimi Räikkönen returned to the cockpit of the E21 following yesterday’s absence through illness, only for the gearbox of his car to issue its own sick-note.
With scheduled driver Kimi Räikkönen sidelined through illness, Davide Valsecchi and Romain Grosjean both took turns in the E21 for today’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Romain Grosjean finished his pre-season preparations as the fastest man on track at the Circuit de Catalunya today, with weather conditions continuing to frustrate the team’s test programme.
Kimi Räikkönen was the headline act at the ‘Race of Stars’ this weekend; a unique activity staged in Moscow, Russia where drivers take to a temporary track covered entirely with ice within Moscow’s Hippodrome.
A stop-start opening session for Lotus F1 Team at the Circuit de Catalunya brought just a smattering of laps, but plenty of positives as Kimi opened the week with the second fastest time of the day in Barcelona.
Heading into the second of three pre-season tests, Lotus F1 Team Trackside Operations Director Alan Permane gives an insight into why we go testing and what we want to achieve from it.
With the E21’s inaugural on-track test complete, Lotus F1 Team Technical Director James Allison explains where we’re at and what happens next...
Kimi Räikkönen had his first taste of the E21 on track during the third day of testing in Jerez, Spain, ending the day with the 4th fastest time after a programme of aerodynamic assessment.
A strong start to the 2013 pre-season preparations continued for Lotus F1 Team at Jerez this afternoon as Romain Grosjean guided the E21 to the front of the pack.