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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 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.
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 '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.
Grosjean hopes for 'good step'
Romain Grosjean is hoping for a "step forward" from struggling Lotus at this weekend's Malaysia GP, although he acknowledges that it couldn't have been much worse for them in Melbourne two weeks ago.
Lotus hope to improve by Spain
Lotus Technical Director Nick Chester has warned it could take until the Spanish Grand Prix in May before they return to the level they want to compete at.
Grosjean: We need mileage
Romain Grosjean says he will take part in third practice for the Australian GP, having joked on Thursday that Lotus's reliability woes meant he was probably better off staying in bed.
Grosjean: Lotus in the dark
Romain Grosjean says Lotus's "disaster winter" means the team are heading into the unknown at the Australian GP with the Frenchman admitting he has "no idea" how long the E22 will last in the race.
Lotus braced for tough start
Lotus Technical Director Nick Chester is expecting a "difficult" couple of races at the start of the upcoming F1 season and admits the team will do well to finish the Australian GP.
Grosjean: It's far from ideal
Romain Grosjean admits it's a case of damage limitation for him and Lotus after their pre-season testing programme ended with more frustration in Bahrain.
Renault: We're making steps
Renault's Rob White says "several steps forward" have been made in attempts to fix its power unit but accepts it is still "some weeks" behind schedule.
Maldonado pleased with E22
Pastor Maldonado is confident Lotus are progressing to a position of competitiveness with the E22 despite the car's belated appearance for pre-season testing.
'We can be top Renault team'
Lotus Technical Director Nick Chester says he can see no reason why they can't be the leading Renault-powered team at the start of the season, after an encouraging debut for the E22 in Bahrain.
Lotus confirm Renault deal
Lotus have confirmed they have reached agreement with Renault for use of their power unit for "2014 and beyond."
Grosjean: Reliability is key
Romain Grosjean has admitted that Lotus's late start to pre-season testing leaves them struggling in the wake of rivals ahead of the first race in Melbourne next month.
Lotus debut the E22
Lotus have become the 11th and final team to launch their 2014 chassis, with the E22 debuting on Day One of the Bahrain test.
Grosjean to debut the E22
Lotus have announced that Romain Grosjean will be behind the wheel of the E22 when their 2014 car debuts at this week's Bahrain test.
First glimpse of E22 in action
Lotus have revealed the first image - albeit a distant one - of the E22 in action with Pastor Maldonado at the wheel during a filming day in Jerez.