This is the new Lotus 311. »
The latest in the series of “brand new” Lotuses is the limited edition 3-Eleven, which is basically a beefed up Exige S with the roof chopped off. Still, it’s a job well done since this is the fastest Lotus ever. »
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg jumped ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton with a great start at the Austrian Grand Prix. Hamilton tried catching up with Rosberg, but Rosberg kept his lead, with no threat of either Mercedes being wiped out by Pastor Maldonado. Seriously, Maldonado, what’s happened with you?
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… »
There’s having a bad day, and then there’s really having a bad day, and somewhere on that continuum of terribleness is Pastor Maldonado’s trip to the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. Maldonado received a penalty for gridding up 18th instead of 16th. »
I have to give Pastor Maldonado’s detour through the gravel trap some credit here: the Lotus Formula One driver holds it together and keeps it out of the wall.
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. »
The Aston Martin DB5 and James Bond are both icons in their own right, and bringing them together for the first time in 1964's Goldfinger was a partnership so perfect the car has appeared in the spy's stories six more times in fifty years. And it has to stop - now. »
Great news everybody! It seem like Lotus will finally start to simplify things by adding lightness, and in this case, more power as well. Here comes the barely road legal 3-Eleven. »
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. »
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Lotus has announced that Carmen Jordá is its new development driver for the year. Could she beat Susie Wolff to a Formula One drive? We're not sure, but it's pretty awesome to see another woman nudging closer to competing in F1. »
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… »