Tag Archive: Pastor Maldonado

Feb 04

Magnussen, Palmer sympathise with axed Maldonado

Esteban Ocon will be the team’s third driver
2016-02-03 - Renault (6)Though it opened the door for his F1 return, Renault’s Kevin Magnussen admits he does feel sympathy for the axed Pastor Maldonado.

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Feb 02

Maldonado confirms F1 exit

Renault has dropped Maldonado from its team to replace him with ex-McLaren driver Magnussen

2015-06-06_0420 Pastor Maldonado has confirmed he will not be racing in the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship, with Kevin Magnussen expected to take his place at Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Magnussen closes on Maldonado Renault seat

Kevin Magnussen is closing on a return to Formula 1 in place of Pastor Maldonado at Renault
Magnussen closes on Maldonado Renault seatKevin Magnussen is set to be revealed as a Renault F1 driver in the coming days as it looks increasingly likely that Pastor Maldonado has been dropped from the team over a sponsorship dispute. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finale

Nico Rosberg dazzles on his way to a sixth straight F1 pole position in Abu Dhabi under the Yas Marina floodlights; Vettel eliminated in Q1

Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finaleNico Rosberg will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale from a sixth consecutive pole position after a dazzling qualifying effort under the Yas Marina Circuit floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Lotus ‘confident’ Renault deal is coming

“We have two options for an engine next year: either we go with Mercedes or Renault”
2015-10-24_39859 Lotus is developing its 2016 car with Renault’s much discussed purchase in mind, though it is prepared to run Mercedes engines next season if necessary.

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Oct 23

Lotus F1 Team announce Jolyon Palmer as race driver for 2016

“I’m obviously delighted that I’ll be racing in Formula 1 next year”

08 - Lotus F1 Team Lotus F1 Team is pleased to announce that Third and Reserve driver Jolyon Palmer has been promoted to a race seat for the 2016 season, completing the team’s driver line-up alongside Pastor Maldonado.   Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

Lotus F1 Team confirms Pastor Maldonado for 2016

Lotus F1 Team is happy to confirm the continuation of its existing contract with Pastor Maldonado for the 2016 season.

08 - Lotus F1 Team Pastor will continue as a race driver for his third year with the Enstone team after joining at the start of 2014. It’s a positive for the future of Lotus F1 Team that we are able to confirm publically that Pastor remains with us for next season Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Four Seasons at the 2015 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Four Seasons and HPL Hotels & Resorts for the Singapore Grand Prix” – Federico Gastaldi
2015-09-16 - Lotus F1 Team - Four Seasons and HPL Hotels & Resorts 01Lotus F1 Team will be partnered by luxury hotel brand Four Seasons and HPL Hotels & Resorts at the 2015 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix in celebration of Singapore’s Golden Jubilee. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Upgraded Mercedes dominate Monza FP1

Mercedes has stamped its mark on proceedings in first free practice for the Italian Grand Prix

Upgraded Mercedes dominate Monza FP1Making use of its upgraded engine, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg make it a clear 1-2 for Mercedes in FP1 for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

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Aug 21

Rosberg tops FP1 despite mechanical scare

Nico Rosberg headed up the timesheets in first free practice for the Belgian Grand Prix

Rosberg tops FP1 despite mechanical scareDespite losing track time with mechanical issues, Nico Rosberg turns in the fastest FP1 time at Spa-Francorchamps, as Pastor Maldonado crash interrupts session. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Hamilton back on top as Rosberg hits trouble again

Lewis Hamilton reasserted himself at the top of the timesheets ahead of qualifying for the British Grand Prix

2015-06-05_0582 Lewis Hamilton lays down the gauntlet ahead of qualifying for the British Grand Prix, as Nico Rosberg is forced onto the back foot again. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Canadian Grand Prix: Flagworld.com at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve coverage continues…

The Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix as lived from Flagworld

2015-06-06_1776On Saturday this year we tried to bring you different perspectives of FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX event from our point of view.

Flagworld photo album

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Jun 05

Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton beats the rain… then crashes in it

Lewis Hamilton proves fastest again in the dry half of FP2, only to crash into the barriers during a torrential downpour

 

2015-06-05_1298Lewis Hamilton maintained his place at the top of the timesheets during a weather-affected FP2 for the Canadian Grand Prix, despite ending his day in the barriers after an erroneous decision to head out on track during torrential rain.

Flagworld photo album

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Apr 25

“Of course! I’m happy to be going back to Barcelona, to Europe” – Pastor Maldonado

European Fan
2015-02-27 - Lotus F1 Team - Barcelona - Pastor Maldonado_0025 We had a chat with Pastor Maldonado after he spent the day at Enstone doing simulator work, and he revealed how much he loves racing in Europe… Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

Lotus F1 Team Barcelona Test, Day Four

One More Day – 2015 Barcelona Test, Day Four

2015-02-27 - Lotus F1 Team - Barcelona - Pastor Maldonado_0026Lotus F1 Team ended the final day of pre-season testing early after a systems issue compromised Pastor Maldonado’s braking into turn four resulting in him making contact with the barriers.

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Feb 28

Lotus F1 Team Barcelona Test, Day Three

One More Day – 2015 Barcelona Test, Day Three

 

2015-02-28 - Lotus F1 Team - Barcelona - Romain GrosjeanRomain Grosjean drove for his final day of pre-season testing today, completing 116 laps in the E23 Hybrid at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Romain ran a comprehensive programme including a race simulation, clocking a best lap time of 1min 24.200secs. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Lotus F1 Team Barcelona Test, Day Two

Star Trekkin’ – 2015 Barcelona Test, Day Two

08 - Lotus F1 TeamPastor Maldonado completed a tally of 140 laps – more than 650km or the distance of two Grands Prix – as he resumed test duties in the E23 Hybrid at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya today. Pastor ran an extensive programme including a race simulation, clocking a best lap time of 1min 26.705secs.

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Feb 26

Lotus F1 Team Barcelona Test, Day One

Suspension Without Suspense – 2015 Barcelona Test, Day One

 

08 - Lotus F1 TeamRomain Grosjean resumed test duties in the E23 Hybrid for the first day of the second pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Romain completed 75 laps over the course of a programme of set-up evaluations and performance simulations, in particular evaluating a new front suspension geometry. Romain’s best lap was a 1min 26.177secs. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Lotus F1 Team Barcelona Test, Day Two Four

Love On Top – 2015 Barcelona Test, Day Four

2015-02-04 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - Romain Grosjean 04Romain Grosjean returned to the wheel of the Lotus F1 Team E23 Hybrid to top the times for the fourth day of testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Romain completed 111 laps over the course of a programme of set-up evaluations and performance simulations.

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Feb 21

Lotus F1 Team Barcelona Test, Day Two Three

Let’s Go Round Again – 2015 Barcelona Test, Day Three

2015-02-04 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - Romain Grosjean 03Pastor Maldonado returned to the wheel of the Lotus F1 Team E23 Hybrid for the third day of testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, setting the day’s fastest lap whilst he accomplished an extensive programme.

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