Lotus have found themselves in an unenviable position of late, having lost their lead driver, technical director and chief aerodynamicist to the boys in Red.
And now a ‘trade war' of sorts appears to be surfacing with Lotus poaching Ferrari's aerodynamicist Nicholas Hennel – who may just be jumping at the chance to work with a properly calibrated wind-tunnel. On top of this, the tribal drums beating to Ferrari ‘undergraduate' Nico Hulkenberg's tune appear to indicate a Lotus drive may be on the cards.
Hulkenberg might be a secure option for Lotus at the moment, but an even safer option would perhaps be Felipe Massa, who has proved adept at the kind of development work...
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