Renault confirm Lotus takeover; announces return to Formula 1 in 2016

Renault confirm Lotus takeover; announces return to Formula 1 in 2016

Renault have provided engines this season to Red Bull.

Formula One's new tyre rules puzzle even drivers

Formula One's new tyre rules puzzle even drivers

Under the new rule, Pirelli would now provide three dry-weather compounds instead of two.

Renault's F1 future remains on hold

Renault Sport managing director told reporters there would be no news this weekend about the company`s F1 intentions.

Briton Jolyon Palmer seals Lotus seat in 2016 F1 season

Briton Jolyon Palmer seals Lotus seat in 2016 F1 season

Briton Jolyon Palmer will drive for Formula 1 team Lotus in 2016.

Bernie Ecclestone hopes Renault come to the party

Bernie Ecclestone hopes Renault come to the party

The fate of the Lotus Formula One team hung in the balance on Friday, with the risk of administration looming and even the sport`s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone unsure whether Renault would ride to the rescue.

Pastor Maldonado staying with Lotus in 2016

Pastor Maldonado staying with Lotus in 2016

Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado will continue to drive for Lotus next season, the financially-troubled Formula One team said on Sunday.

Force India loses 5th spot after double whammy at Hungarian GP

Force India loses 5th spot after double whammy at Hungarian GP

Nico Hulkenberg sufferd a terrible crash while Sergio Perez also retired mid-way into his race as Sahara Force India conceded fifth place to Lotus after returning empty-handed from the dramatic Hungarian Grand Prix, here on Sunday.

Formula One's Lotus blame bank transfer for tyre delay

Formula One's Lotus blame bank transfer for tyre delay

The Lotus Formula One team blamed a banking technicality for a delay in Pirelli releasing tyres to them ahead of first Hungarian Grand Prix practice on Friday.

The team received their tyres less than an hour before cars went out on track at the Hungaroring.

Force India and Lotus have Red Bull in their sights

Force India and Lotus have Red Bull in their sights

Force India and Lotus believe Red Bull`s woes have made fourth place in the Formula One championship more than just a dream this season.

Romain Grosjean apologises to Will Stevens for Canada collision

Romain Grosjean apologises to Will Stevens for Canada collision

Lotus`s Romain Grosjean has apologised in person to Manor Marussia driver Will Stevens for colliding with the Formula One back marker while lapping him in Canada two weeks ago.

Button handed time penalty for Maldonado collision

Button handed time penalty for Maldonado collision

McLaren`s Jenson Button was handed a time penalty that cost him 13th place in Sunday`s Chinese Grand Prix after accepting responsibility for a collision with Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado.

Pioneer Adderly Fong eyes China`s first F1 drive

Pioneer Adderly Fong eyes China`s first F1 drive

Hong Kong`s Adderly Fong is hoping to blaze a trail for Chinese motorsport by becoming the country`s first Formula One driver -- and explode a few myths along the way.

Team by team analysis of Malaysian Grand Prix

Team by team analysis of Malaysian Grand Prix

Team by team analysis of Sunday`s Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix (listed in current championship order):

Bernie Ecclestone offers cash advance for smaller teams

Bernie Ecclestone offers cash advance for smaller teams

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has offered advance revenue payments to Sauber, Force India and Lotus to help with cash-flow problems ahead of the new season starting in Australia next week.

Williams supportive of Marussia comeback

Williams supportive of Marussia comeback

Williams are supportive of Marussia`s attempts to return to the Formula One grid and would have agreed to them starting the season with last year`s car, deputy principal Claire Williams said on Wednesday.

New Lotus a whole new ball game for Grosjean

New Lotus a whole new ball game for Grosjean

Comparing this year`s Mercedes-powered Lotus Formula One car to the team`s troublesome 2014 one is child`s play for Romain Grosjean.

Marussia vow to fight on despite car setback

Marussia vow to fight on despite car setback

The Marussia Formula One team refused to give up their fight for survival on Friday after rivals voted down a proposal for them to race with last year`s cars.

Force India withdraw from first pre-season test at Jerez

Force India withdraw from first pre-season test at Jerez

Sahara Force India on Wednesday opted to skip the all-important pre-season test at Jerez. The team had originally planned to use the 2014 car in Spain for the upcoming season's first test.

Lotus expect huge step forward in 2015

Lotus expect huge step forward in 2015

 Lotus expect to be far more competitive this season with a new Formula One car that they hailed as a massive step forward on Monday.

Romain Grosjean wants Jenson Button to make way for fresh blood

Romain Grosjean wants Jenson Button to make way for fresh blood

French driver Romain Grosjean thinks that it's time for Jenson Button to move aside and allow fresh blood into Formula One. The Lotus driver was once rumoured to partner Fernando Alonso at McLaren, at the expense of Button and Kevin Magnussen.