F1: Rolling with the Punches; Lotus Not Dwelling On Double Retirement in Australian Grand Prix

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MELBOURNE, Australia – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Mark Thompson/Getty Images AsiaPac photo – It was a long offseason for the Lotus F1 Team after switching to Mercedes engines and re-signing drivers Roman Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado for the 2015 season. With those adjustments, the team was hoping to improve upon their 2014 season statistics …

F1: Lotus to Use Mercedes Engines Beginning With 2015 Season

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ENSTONE, England — official release — Clive Rose/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Lotus will switch from Renault to Mercedes power units next season after coming to a long-term supply agreement with the German manufacturer, the team announced Thursday. The deal, ensures Mercedes will continue to provide power units to three customer teams in 2015, following McLaren’s impending switch to Honda. Lotus, …

F1 AUDIO: Kovalainen stepping in at Lotus for final two races

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November 14, 2013 — Courtesy of the FOX Sports SPEED blog — Austin, Texas –Lotus has finally confirmed that Heikki Kovalainen will compete in the last two races of the season in car number seven. Eric Boullier said that the team had considered Davide Valsecchi, but made no mention of dealings with Nico Hulkenberg or a somewhat ambitious request to …