Pastor Maldonado has admitted he is looking forward to Lotus' switch from Renault to Mercedes power for 2015.
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Pastor Maldonado setting the seventeenth fastest time and Romain Grosjean the eighteenth quickest at Suzuka
Romain Grosjean P13 and Pastor Maldonado P16 on free practice at Suzuka.
Interview with Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado
Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez, and the Fernando Alonso-connected Flavio Briatore, have played down the latest explosive F1 rumours.
A full and eventful Singapore Grand Prix on the Marina Bay Street Circuit.
Pastor Maldonado qualified in eighteenth and Romain Grosjean sixteenth for tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix.
The E22 performed reliably today, with potential for further pace improvements.
Pastor Maldonado finished fourteenth and Romain Grosjean sixteenth after a fast-paced Italian Grand Prix under blue skies at Monza.
Both cars will benefit from one grid position for the race due to a penalty for Danil Kvyat.
Federico Gastaldi: "It was highly unfortunate that we had to retire both cars today."
Spa-Francorchamps served up a deluge of rain and hail in the build-up to qualifying but a thrilling session went ahead on time today for the Belgian Grand Prix.
Romain Grosjean ended the second session with the fourteenth fastest time.
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."