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Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Todt, Ecclestone, Gascoyne hail 'brave' Pirelli

May 11 (GMM) Mike Gascoyne has hailed Pirelli's bravery in taking up the challenge of improving the formula one show.

Bernie Ecclestone confirmed in Turkey that he specifically asked the sport's new official supplier to make tyres in 2011 "that would...

Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Abu Dhabi not confirming layout tweak details

Apr.26 (GMM) An official of Abu Dhabi's F1 circuit has confirmed that changes will be made to the Yas Marina layout ahead of the 2011 edition.

McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh said after last year's processional season finale that the track was "fl...

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2011

Mixed feelings for Gascoyne as Lotus targets Williams

Apr.21 (GMM) Team Lotus is aiming to climb the formula one grid, but Mike Gascoyne has admitted mixed feelings at the thought of vanquishing the next target.

Asked by The Sun to name Lotus' likely next scalp, he nominated the famous British marque Wi...

Posted on Monday, April 4, 2011

Lotus didn't showboat in winter testing - Gascoyne

Apr.4 (GMM) Mike Gascoyne has denied that Lotus' pace in Australia proved the team was showboating in winter testing.

After the pre-season test period, most F1 insiders predicted that the Tony Fernandes-led outfit - now with a Renault engine and Red ...

Posted on Friday, March 25, 2011

Valsecchi disappointed with Chandhok drive

Mar.25 (GMM) Davide Valsecchi has admitted he was disappointed to miss out on Team Lotus' Friday driving duties in Melbourne.

The Italian and GP2 driver was initially selected to drive in Jarno Trulli's car in initial practice, but Karun Chandhok was...

Posted on Friday, March 25, 2011

No Lotus court outcome for weeks - report

Mar.25 (GMM) It will be weeks before the outcome of the Lotus court battle is known.

A ten-day trial between Team Lotus and Group Lotus is underway in the London High Court, but the outcome will not be immediately known, according to the Norwich Even...

Posted on Friday, March 18, 2011

Big teams pay parts suppliers more - Gascoyne

Mar.18 (GMM) Even in the race for suppliers, F1's better funded bigger teams are winning the race.

That is the claim of Team Lotus technical director Mike Gascoyne, after a report in Germany's Auto Motor und Sport said the grandees are paying the lim...

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2011

Ecclestone to push for less teams in new F1 deal

Mar.17 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has continued to argue that ten teams is a better number for formula one.

The F1 chief executive was a staunch critic of the sport's three new stragglers last year, but he has since said Team Lotus is a worthy competito...

Posted on Monday, March 14, 2011

Gascoyne admits KERS for Lotus unlikely

Mar.14 (GMM) Mike Gascoyne has admitted it is unlikely Team Lotus' 2011 car will ever feature a KERS system.

The Renault-powered T128 was designed without the energy recovery technology in mind, but chief operating officer Keith Saunt said last month...

Posted on Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Force India says Team Lotus chiefs 'charged'

Mar.8 (GMM) London's high court will not hear a civil espionage case involving the Force India and Team Lotus teams until early next year.

Last year, Force India launched legal action against Lotus, its technical boss Mike Gascoyne and Italian wind t...

Posted on Monday, March 7, 2011

Date set for Force India/Lotus case

The court case between Force India, Aerolab and the Lotus team will not be heard until January next year.The row began in late-2009, when Force India claimed that windtunnel models being used by aerodynamic engineering firm Aerolab in work for Lotus bo...

Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2011

HRT absent and Lotus packs up early as Barcelona test ends

Feb.22 (GMM) HRT was absent as the four-day Barcelona test concluded on Monday.

The Spanish team, having already sat out the recent Jerez session, was at the Circuit de Catalunya earlier this week, running drivers Narain Karthikeyan, Tonio Liuzzi and...