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Lotus complete new car 'test' without 'any major problems'

– Lotus successfully completed some 'promotional' running with the new E22 at Jerez last weekend, with the chassis and the new Renault V6-turbo-charged engine running 'without any major problems', has been informed. New signing Pastor Maldonado was charged with driving the car and he did the full 100 kilometres allowed - around 22 laps. “We finished our running before 4pm on Saturday (due to the mileage restrictions imposed on a promotional event),” a spokesperson for the Enstone-based outfit said. “Both the chassis and the new Renault power unit ran without any major problems. “Pastor settled in very quickly and is already fitting into the team nicely. The car...
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