Lotus Formula 1 PR Guy Says He Was Fired For 'Supporting Gay Athletes'

Back in February, the Lotus F1 team's often irreverent Twitter account shot out a tweet pronouncing its support of gay athletes at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The tweet was deleted, and Lotus apologized for the "unauthorised" tweet. Now its former brand director is saying he was fired for it. » 6/15/14 4:46pm 6/15/14 4:46pm

Getting In And Out Of A Lotus Is A Lot Harder Than You Think

You may think we're joking when we talk about how hard it is to get in and out of small, mid-engine, two-seater sports cars with high window sills. The truth of the matter is, it really is pretty much impossible without an amputation along the way. And it's usually a head that has to come off. » 4/27/14 3:38pm 4/27/14 3:38pm

The lightest, simplest Lotus ever

Think back about a month or so, and you might recall the C-01, Lotus's striking superbike. No, it's not a true Lotus; the company just licensed its name and a handful of brand caché to a collaboration between German motorsport firms Kodewa and the Holzer Group. That's not to detract from the bike; it's a beautiful… » 4/24/14 4:32pm 4/24/14 4:32pm

The invisible and secretive blood of Formula 1 (with pretty pictures of…

F1's turbocharged racing engines, past and present, require fuel that's perfectly adapted to their incredible demands. We talked to the man in charge of tailoring Shell's fuel for Ferrari, and also got close to one of the 1000+ horsepower monsters that made F1 in the 1980's so thrilling. Check it out. » 3/16/14 12:17am 3/16/14 12:17am

Formula 1:Day 2 Testing Bahrain Session 2 Live

Good Morning once again fellow race fans. Today starts the second day of the second testing session in Bahrain. The boys from Infiniti RedBull haven't been doing all the great lately, so will today be the day that they finally figure everything out? We will see. As usual I will start things off with the lap times so… » 2/28/14 7:11am 2/28/14 7:11am

Lotus F1 Apologizes For Tweeting Two Dudes Kissing Before Olympics

As the world's eyes are trained on the Winter Olympics, Russia has come under a tremendous amount of fire for its treatment of LGBT people. On Friday, everyone's favorite deadbeat F1 team was the latest to say "In your face, Russia" with a tweet supporting the gays. Until they took it down. » 2/11/14 10:00am 2/11/14 10:00am