Pastor Maldonado: "The important thing is we finished all 70 laps so we have plenty of information to make further improvements to the car.”
Could we see Romain Grosjean with another team in 2015?
Pastor Maldonado: “Everything on the car was working well until the second from last corner."
Romain Grosjean: “The car feels pretty reasonable here even if we missed a lot of the afternoon session because of a problem with the cooling system."
Now that Pastor Maldonado has been confirmed, Lotus reveals 'intention' to keep Romain Grosjean.
Romain Grosjean qualified in fifteenth and Pastor Maldonado nineteenth after a searing hot qualifying session at the Hockenheimring for the German Grand Prix.
The E22 ran for the first time without the suspension hydraulically linked from front to rear.
The Williams driver finished six thousandths of a second ahead of Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo.
Romain Grosjean: "Unfortunately in Q2 I had a yellow flag in turn six otherwise I think that I would have been through to Q3."
According to word from Silverstone, Lotus is poised to announce its switch from struggling Renault to leading Mercedes power for 2015.
Third in-season test of the year to take place after british grand prix, with Ferrari, Marussia, Red Bull And Lotus all testing for Pirelli.
Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi, Technical Director Nick Chester, drivers Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado previews the British Grand Prix.
"If he can't drive in F1 anymore, he should go home" - Jacques Villeneuve.
Daniel Ricciardo was the highest placed driver with a car using a Renault power unit, he finished in eighth for Infiniti Red Bull Racing.
Romain Grosjean: “It’s no secret that we’ve struggled so far this weekend."
The strong haul of laps has given the team a feast of data to dissect to find improvements for the rest of the weekend.
Lotus F1 team previews the Austrian Grand Prix.
Pastor Maldonado and Romain Grosjean returned their cars to the pit garage before the end of the 70-lap race.
There is potential to unlock further pace from the car for tomorrow.
As Formula One heads into the month of June, Nick DeGroot decided to take a moment to give a quick assessment of where all the drivers are currently at.