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Lotus reveal first look at E23
Lotus have provided a first glimpse of their 2015 challenger, the E23 Hybrid, and predicted it will trigger a vast improvement in their on-track fortunes this year.
Palmer targets 2016 race seat
Jolyon Palmer is targeting a 2016 race seat after being appointed Lotus test driver for the forthcoming season.
Palmer lands Lotus role
Lotus have unveiled Britain's GP2 Series champion Jolyon Palmer as their third driver for the 2015 season.
Engine loophole omits Honda?
Honda have reportedly been left out in the cold by a loophole that will permit the other engine providers on the grid to continue developing their units throughout 2015.
Lotus 'subject to confirmation'
The Lotus team have been listed as “subject to confirmation” on an updated FIA entry list for the 2015 Formula 1 season.
Twenty-place penalty for Grosjean
Lotus will be forced to fit a sixth engine to Romain Grosjean's car for the Abu Dhabi GP, with the Frenchman therefore handed a 20-place grid penalty.
Grosjean remains at Lotus
Lotus have confirmed Romain Grosjean will remain with the team in 2015 where he will partner Pastor Maldonado.
Bernie stands firm on revenues
Bernie Ecclestone has repeated his call for F1’s struggling smaller teams to manage their finances better and insisted they cannot expect to receive any additional hand-outs.
Grosjean to stay at Lotus
Romain Grosjean has appeared to have inadvertently confirmed he will be staying at Lotus next season.
‘Smaller teams being driven out’
Bosses of F1’s smaller teams are suggesting an agenda by the sport’s commercial rights holders to drive them out of business, with three-car and customer outfits making up the numbers.
Papers: F1 to run customer cars
Fleet Street believes F1 is preparing to field three-car teams in 2015 before running customer cars in 2016.
Bernie rules out fighting fund
Bernie Ecclestone has ruled out CVC Capital Partners giving more money to Lotus, Sauber and Force India to help ease their financial pressures.
'£100 million offered to teams'
Formula 1’s controlling shareholder is set to hand smaller teams a £100 million payment in an attempt to ward off the sport’s financial crisis, it was reported on Tuesday.
Maldonado back in ninth
Pastor Maldonado has reclaimed ninth place in the U.S. GP after Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne slipped back behind the Venezuelan in the revised classification courtesy of a five-second time penalty for colliding with the other Lotus of Romain Grosjean.
Lotus deny 'boycott' report
Lotus have dismissed reports suggesting they could boycott this weekend’s United States GP along with Sauber and Force India in protest at F1’s growing cost crisis.
'Work needed on Virtual SC'
Jenson Button and Romain Grosjean believe more work is needed on Formula 1’s Virtual Safety Car idea after the system was trialled for the first time in Friday practice for the United States GP.
'Formula 1 must act now'
Formula 1's midfield teams called for immediate changes to the sport's financial set-up to help secure their futures during a highly-charged press conference in Austin.
Grosjean admits opt-out clause
Romain Grosjean has confirmed he can leave Lotus at the end of the season despite still being under contract with the Enstone team.
Alonso's 2015 plans are 'set'
Fernando Alonso has revealed his plans for 2015 are ‘set’ with the Spaniard dropping a strong hint that he will continue to drive in F1.
Lotus seal Merc engine deal
Lotus will end their long association with Renault and switch to F1’s class-leading Mercedes engine from the 2015 season, it has been confirmed.