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Lotus fume in garage after dismal opening day

Lotus had braced for a tough start to the Formula One season after troubled winter testing but were left mortified after Friday's opening day at the Australian Grand Prix. Neither French driver Romain Grosjean nor his Venezuelan teammate Pastor Maldonado troubled the timesheets in the first practice session due to reliability problems on a sunny day at Albert Park. Grosjean finally posted a time after emerging deep into the second session but his best from just 12 laps of the street circuit was more than four seconds adrift of Mercedes pace-setter Lewis Hamilton. It was also 18th out of the 19 cars that posted lap times, with only Briton Max Chilton coming in lower for strugglers...
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