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Maldonado staying at Lotus
Lotus Team Principal Gerard Lopez confirmed on Saturday that they will retain Pastor Maldonado for the 2015 season.
Pic: New tyres a big challenge
Charles Pic has warned that the F1 teams face a “big challenge” if Pirelli push forward their plans to introduce 18-inch tyres.
Bianchi fastest on day two
Standing in for Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari, Jules Bianchi was fastest on the second and final day of the Silverstone in-season test.
Massa top at Silverstone
Felipe Massa's Williams was fastest on Day One of Formula 1's latest in-season test at Silverstone on Tuesday.
Grid penalty for Gutierrez
Esteban Gutierrez has been handed a three-place grid penalty for the German Grand Prix after the stewards found him guilty of causing a collision with Pastor Maldonado in Sunday’s British GP.
Maldonado sent to back of grid
Pastor Maldonado has been sent to the back of the grid for Sunday’s British Grand Prix after his Lotus was found not to have enough fuel to provide a sample following qualifying.
Grosjean admits future 'open'
Lotus’s Romain Grosjean has added fresh impetus to Formula 1’s simmering driver market by admitting that his 2015 plans are “open” and making clear his desire to become a grand prix winner.
Lotus silent on Merc reports
Lotus have refused to comment on reports they have reached a deal to be powered by Mercedes engines in 2015.
Lotus aiming for better
Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado are both optimistic that Lotus can overcome their recent hiccups and regain momentum at next weekend’s Austrian GP.
Grosjean: Lessons learned
Romain Grosjean says Lotus won't experiment with an extreme set-up in Canada despite their lack of straight-line speed after it backfired dramatically in 2013.
Renault: Full power in Canada
Renault say this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix will be their first opportunity to see where they are compared to the opposition.
GP2 champ Leimer gets F1 test
Fabio Leimer completed almost 300km at Paul Ricard in a 2012 Lotus as a reward for winning the 2013 GP2 Championship.
Maldonado: I've made mistakes
Pastor Maldonado reckons Lotus's difficult start to the season has been a factor in his recent spate of accidents, although the Venezuelan accepts he's made more mistakes than he should have.
Romain eyes Monaco redemption
Romain Grosjean is aiming to make it third time lucky at the Monaco GP and register a race finish this weekend in order to banish the memories of his first two incident-filled F1 appearances in the Principality.
Lotus backing Maldonado
Lotus team boss Gerard Lopez has backed Pastor Maldonado to recover from the error-strewn start to his career at the team and emulate the sharp upward career trajectory of team-mate Romain Grosjean.
Lotus 'in much better shape'
Lotus say they're in much better shape now after their difficult start to the season, with Pastor Maldonado hailing "a big step forward" at the end of testing in Barcelona.
Grosjean hoping for points
After qualifying fifth for the Spanish GP, Romain Grosjean voiced cautious optimism that he can maintain the position and claim Lotus's first points of the season on Sunday.
Pastor 'happy' despite crash
Pastor Maldonado says he is "happy" to keep on fighting his Lotus E22 despite suffering another knock-out blow at the start of qualifying for the Spanish GP.
Haas' 'Lotus visit' denied
A spokesman has denied that Gene Haas is to visit Lotus' Enstone base next week.
Maldonado accepts mistakes
Pastor Maldonado held his hands up to a pair of mistakes after a troubled day of practice in China - but the Venezuelan believes Lotus's improvements still mean he can go on to enjoy his strongest race of his season.