Renault Finalise Lotus Takeover
Agence France-Presse

Renault Finalise Lotus Takeover

In taking over Lotus, Renault are essentially buying back the team they had sold to Genii Capital in 2009 and which was renamed Lotus F1 Team for the 2012 season.

Renault Complete Takeover of Lotus
Agence France-Presse

Renault Complete Takeover of Lotus

In taking over Lotus, Renault are essentially buying back the team they had sold to Genii Capital in 2009 and which was renamed Lotus F1 Team for the 2012 season.

Jolyon Palmer Gets Lotus Seat For 2016
Agence France-Presse

Jolyon Palmer Gets Lotus Seat For 2016

Jolyon Palmer, son of former F1 driver Jonathan Palmer, will replace Romain Grosjean. Pastor Maldonado is the other Lotus driver.

Renault Reveal Aim to Acquire Cash-Strapped Lotus Formula One Team
Agence France-Presse

Renault Reveal Aim to Acquire Cash-Strapped Lotus Formula One Team

Renault said they had struck a deal with the Lotus team's current owners Genii Capital and said it marked the manufacturer's "first step towards the project of a Renault Formula 1 team from the 2016 racing season".

Romain Grosjean All Set to Leave Lotus For American-Owned F1 Team Haas
Agence France-Presse

Romain Grosjean All Set to Leave Lotus For American-Owned F1 Team Haas

Romain Grosjean, Lotus driver, says the failure of the cash-tripped team in getting good engines prompted him to leave. Announcement on new team may happen next week.

Formula One: Amid Growing Financial Crisis, Lotus Team Gets Locked Out in Japan
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Formula One: Amid Growing Financial Crisis, Lotus Team Gets Locked Out in Japan

Lotus have been involved with a row over engine payments and team officials have blamed the time difference between Europe and Japan for delaying track payments to track authorities.

Lotus Extend Pastor Maldonado Deal for 2016
Agence France-Presse

Lotus Extend Pastor Maldonado Deal for 2016

The Venezuelan driver is believed to bring around

Renault to Stop Supplying Engines to Formula One Teams, including Red Bull
Indo-Asian News Service

Renault to Stop Supplying Engines to Formula One Teams, including Red Bull

Engine manufacturer Renault says they have informed the Formula One management about their decision to not supply engines to various teams from 2016. They will either run their own team or exit F1 completely.

Italian Grand Prix: Lotus Chief Optimistic About Team Future
Agence France-Presse

Italian Grand Prix: Lotus Chief Optimistic About Team Future

Lotus team CEO Matthew Carter has dismissed reports of an uncertain future for the team and stated that the team is not relying on Renault to re-purchase the team.

Romain Grosjean Handed Five Place Grid Penalty in Belgian Grand Prix
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Romain Grosjean Handed Five Place Grid Penalty in Belgian Grand Prix

Lotus' Romain Grosjean was slapped with a five place penalty on the grid for changing the gearbox while Daniil Kvyat was reprimanded for being unsafe.

Romain Grosjean Gets Five-Place Grid Penalty for Gearbox Change
Agence France-Presse

Romain Grosjean Gets Five-Place Grid Penalty for Gearbox Change

Lotus had changed Romain Grosjean's gearbox following the Spanish Grand Prix earlier this month.

Pastor Maldonado Fastest in Barcelona Testing as McLaren Continue to Struggle
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Pastor Maldonado Fastest in Barcelona Testing as McLaren Continue to Struggle

Lotus' Pastor Maldonado made the most of his time on the supersoft tyres to record the quickest lap of the test at the Circuit de Catalunya in 1min 24.348sec.

Romain Grosjean to Remain at Lotus for 2015
Agence France-Presse

Romain Grosjean to Remain at Lotus for 2015

Romain Grosjean joined the team in 2012 and made a highly promising start, but this year he has to date managed only a paltry eight points ahead of the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi.

Formula One
Reuters

Formula One's Chickens Come Home to Roost

For the first time since 2005, there will be only nine teams in the paddock and some of them are competing in straitened circumstances.

Lotus confirm Pastor Maldonado signing
Agence France-Presse

Lotus confirm Pastor Maldonado signing

Maldonado has spent three seasons with Williams, winning the Spanish Grand Prix in 2012, but only notched up one point this season with his 10th place in Hungary.

Heikki Kovalainen replaces Kimi Raikkonen for last two F1 races
Associated Press

Heikki Kovalainen replaces Kimi Raikkonen for last two F1 races

The 32-year-old Heikki Kovalainen has raced in 109 GPs for Renault, McLaren and Caterham, securing one win at the Hungarian GP in 2008 and three other podium finishes.

Kimi Raikkonen to undergo back surgery, will miss Formula One season
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Kimi Raikkonen to undergo back surgery, will miss Formula One season's final two races

Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen's long-standing back problem flared up during Singapore Grand Prix in September and needs surgery.

Kimi Raikkonen agrees to race after reported deal with Lotus
Agence France-Presse

Kimi Raikkonen agrees to race after reported deal with Lotus

The Finn had made clear that he was contemplating boycotting the last two races,

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