Lotus just unveiled a badass marketing tie-in showcar

Lotus F1 is the most likable team in the business. The are always up for a good joke on Twitter, and they also have slap-stick driver Pastor Maldonado under contract. Now the publishers behind Mad Max saw the advertising value and had the side pods painted with advertisement for the movie. The best part is their… » 5/08/15 4:08pm 5/08/15 4:08pm

Maldonado vs. Button Was The Real Battle Of The Chinese Grand Prix

If you only concentrated on the winner of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix, you'd hate this race. Lewis Hamilton nabbed pole and ran away with the win from there. Yawn. Only Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg was anywhere close. No, the real battle was this crazy back-and-forth dogfight for thirteenth place. » 4/12/15 11:25am 4/12/15 11:25am

Marshal Gets An Up Close And Personal View Of Maldonado's Crash

Pastor Maldonado put his Lotus Formula One car into the wall early at the Australian Grand Prix, getting pushed off towards the barrier from contact with another car. One marshal on the trail around the circuit was there to grab an up close and personal view of the crash in slow motion. » 3/15/15 10:31pm 3/15/15 10:31pm

How Auto Journalism Fails When Nationalism Gets Involved

There was an unspoken rule when I started doing this job back in the 90s – as a British journalist you were supposed to be kind in your reviews of British cars. The editor didn't follow you home one night and threaten you with a terrible death if you did happen to tell the audience that the latest Jaguar S-Type was in… » 2/20/15 2:05pm 2/20/15 2:05pm

Lotus, Still Queens Of The F1 Hot Take, Comment On Williams' Thumb Nose

Thumb nose? Naw, brah. It's a tongue nose, according to Formula One's Most Amusing Social Media Team. The Lotus F1 Team recently took photos of the leaked Williams to task for being perhaps the most protrudey of the 2015 probosces and won the Internet by comparing it to cute baby animals. » 1/22/15 5:57pm 1/22/15 5:57pm

A 'New' Lotus Is Coming, But What Is It? (Updated)

Lotus managed to sell 54% more cars in the last nine months than in the previous year, a sign that they're attempting to crawl back from near oblivion yet again. Simplify and skirt bankruptcy is what Lotus does best. The British carmaker also says they're ready to debut a new car at the Geneva Motor Show in March. » 1/20/15 7:45am 1/20/15 7:45am