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No Renault crisis for new Lotus debut

Lotus enjoyed a trouble-free track debut with its 2014 car, the E22, at Jerez. Earlier rumours suggested the Enstone team had struck the same sort of Renault-powered trouble that left the French engine supplier's grandee partner, Red Bull, with only a handful of laps of running at the official Jerez test recently. Now, it emerges that while the E22's Friday debut late last week amounted to a mere 1 lap, the new Lotus in fact completed 100 kilometres the following day -- the maximum amount of mileage allowed for 'filming' test purposes. The team did not release any detailed information, but a spokesman told Germany's Auto Motor und Sport that both the car and the Renault V6 ran successfully...
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