This Is The 2015 Lotus F1 Car In Black Goooooold

This is the 2015 Renault I mean wait no not Renault they don't have Renault engines and they're still calling themselves Lotus. Ahem. This is the 2015 Lotus F1 car. It looks mega rad. » 1/26/15 10:47am 1/26/15 10:47am

Those New 18-Inch Wheels For F1 Cars Actually Look Sweet In Motion

At first, I was a bit skeptical of Pirelli's plans to test new 18-inch wheels on a Lotus F1 car. Sure, 18 inches of wheel isn't exactly nuts on a production car, but I'd grown up with the piddly little 13-inchers surrounded by fat donuts of tires. But after seeing them pounding around the track, they look fantastic. » 7/10/14 9:44am 7/10/14 9:44am

These 18-Inch Wheels Look Wild On The Lotus F1 Car

Well, it's happened. F1 is testing their new tire design, which features relatively normal 18-inch wheels with smaller tires, as opposed to the ridiculously large tires on tiny 13-inch wheels. It's breaking my brain. » 7/09/14 8:12am 7/09/14 8:12am

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

Meet The Lotus E22 And Its Vagina Nose

Lotus F1 Gets Some Help From RUF

You might know RUF for the 1987 CTR Yellowbird, a special Porsche 911 that could do 211 mph. Or perhaps you've seen something from the modern era like the 750 horsepower CTR3, a car that could eat a Carrera GT for breakfast. Now Lotus F1 called  Lotus F1's boss called, and he wants their expertise. » 2/18/13 9:36am 2/18/13 9:36am

The 2013 Lotus F1 Car Has The World's Best Steering Wheel

Lotus unveiled the first 2013 F1 car today, their E21. As you can see, it still has the duckbill nose. More importantly, it has the best steering wheel in the world. » 1/28/13 4:40pm 1/28/13 4:40pm

Lotus is the new Lotus

The incredibly confusing mess of the two Team Loti in Formula One has, as expected, apparently been resolved at an FIA meeting. From next year on, the gold-and-black Lotus cars will be called Lotuses, while the yellow-and-green Lotus cars will be called Caterhams. » 11/04/11 3:30pm 11/04/11 3:30pm

Formula 1 cars made entirely out of light

The artists behind the light graffiti cars are back with a few of this season's F1 cars photographed at the British Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton surely couldn't wreck a car made of light. » 7/13/11 1:30pm 7/13/11 1:30pm

Spectacular collection of race cars take over Poland

Warsaw’s Verva Street Racing festival has officially made the Polish capital the coolest car city in Central Europe, with 110 cars racing on a street circuit in the middle of town. Famous car people were also in attendance: joining the six vintage Lotus F1 racers were, among others, Jay Kay and the artist formerly… » 7/01/11 4:30pm 7/01/11 4:30pm

The tangled paternity of Lotus Racing, simplified

This year's Formula 1 grid features Team Lotus racing against Lotus Renault GP, with both sides hiring as many lawyers as engineers. At his Grand Prix blog, Joe Saward constructed this handy chart showing the complicated peerage. Although I think Peter's is a bit more simplified, this tells an entirely different… » 2/04/11 10:30am 2/04/11 10:30am

If Lotus Wins An F1 Race, What National Anthem Gets Played?

When a driver wins an F1 race, the national anthem of the team's country and the driver's country is played during the podium ceremony. So what anthem's played if Lotus Racing wins a race? God Save The Queen? Nope. » 2/19/10 9:00am 2/19/10 9:00am

First Lotus F1 Car In Fifteen Years Spied Lapping Silverstone

After fifteen years, Lotus will return to Formula One this season with this car, spied undergoing its first test at Silverstone. No details 'til Friday, but damn is it good to see green and yellow in F1 again. [Autosport] » 2/09/10 5:30pm 2/09/10 5:30pm