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Lotus F1 Team – Spanish GP Preview

After a top ten qualifying performance in Shanghai, Lotus F1 Team expects another step forward in Barcelona.

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Chinese GP Preview – Romain Grosjean

Romain Grosjean looks to the Chinese Grand prix hoping to celebrate his 28th birthday with an improved performance at shanghai and a crack at the points.

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Chinese GP Preview – Pastor Maldonado

After completing his first full race distance for the team in Bahrain, pastor Maldonado is eager to continue the progress in Shanghai. The potential is there, we just need to focus and continue to push hard. Continue reading

Q&A Russell Curtis – Group Chief Engineer, Design Engineering

Dave Leggett interviews Lotus Engineering’s Russell Curtis. Continue reading

Industry Interview with David Lindley, Managing Director SMTC UK

SAIC Motor Technical Centre UK (SMTC UK) works on designing, developing and engineering advanced new vehicle and powertrain products for SAIC Motor, one of the world’s largest automotive manufacturers and owner of the MG marque. Dave Leggett caught up with SMTC UK’s managing director, David Lindley. Continue reading

Q&A: Nick Chester – Technical Director of Lotus F1 Team

Technical Director Nick Chester explains how the team is shaping up ahead of the final testing programme this week.

Industry Interview with Richard Noble on the Bloodhound SSC

The Bloodhound SSC team is planning to take its purpose-built car over 1,000 mph and to a new land speed record at a site in South Africa in 2016. Richard Noble, who held the land speed record himself between 1983 and 1997, is directing the project. Mark Chapman is taking care of the engineering side. Dave Leggett talked to both of them about getting to their ambitious goal. Continue reading

Q&A: Romain Grosjean on Brazilian GP

“I love going Brazilian” 

After a standout performance in Austin, Romain Grosjean looks ahead to the season finale at Interlagos hoping to end the year on a high. Continue reading

Q&A: Heikki Kovalainen on Brazilian GP

“All we need is a better Sunday” 

The Finnish Enstone returnee is determined to harness the positives from his E21 debut and strike back with a strong performance at the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix. Continue reading

Heikki Kovalainen to Drive for Lotus F1 Team

Finnish driver Heikki Kovalainen will join Lotus F1 Team for the final two races of the 2013 season as a stand-in for regular race driver Kimi Räikkönen, who is currently undergoing back surgery. Continue reading

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