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The Lotus 72 was one of Formula 1’s most successful cars, winning three constructors’ titles and two drivers’ championships piloted by Jochen Rindt and Emerson Fittipaldi.
The Lotus 72 won two Formula 1 World Drivers’ Championships and three Constructors’ titles between 1970 and 1973.
This year’s Monaco Grand Prix marked a significant milestone for Formula 1’s preeminent technical journalist, as Giorgio Piola covered his 814th Grand Prix – making it his 50th year covering the sport!
The Spanish Grand Prix was first run as part of the Formula 1 World Championship in 1951 in Pedralbes. It has been won most often by Michael Schumacher, who has six victories to his name, all at the Circuit de Catalunya near Barcelona. Here are all the winners from across the years, click on the arrows to scroll through them…
Ever since racing teams ran more than one car, each driver’s best gauge of performance has been their teammate. While some have managed to coexist in harmony, many took another route – turning competition into conflict. Here, we rank the Top 12 most toxic Formula 1 driver pairings in history…
Since the Formula 1 World Championship began in 1950, the aesthetics of car design have wowed racing fans just as much as the star drivers who raced them. Here’s our favourite 50 – in no particular order – and have your say in the comments.
Artist Gary Dausch has produced a painting of Dan Gurney, Jimmy Clark and Colin Chapman at the 1963 Indy 500 in order to help benefit the restoration of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum’s Lotus 29.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the last Grand Prix victories for Colin Chapman’s hallowed marque. David Malsher talks to Lotus designer Martin Ogilvie, and pays tribute to a stunning year-long performance by Ayrton Senna.
Romain Grosjean ended his career with Lotus with a strong drive to ninth place in Abu Dhabi, having started the last race of 2015 from the back of the grid.
Pastor Maldonado was eliminated from the race on the first lap as a victim of an incident for which Fernando Alonso was penalized.
Bernie Ecclestone believes that the Lotus Formula 1 team will not survive if Renault boss Carlos Ghosn does not approve the takeover deal next week.
Lotus owner Gerard Lopez says there is nothing else the team can do to secure the deal with Renault as it awaits the green light from Carlos Ghosn.
Romain Grosjean: “That was very frustrating, but it’s the end of the season and I think my gearbox has been around the world about three times already!"