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Lotus: 'We're only half a second off Williams'

Lotus claim they're not far from regularly scoring points this season according to technical director Nick Chester, who also believes they're about half a second off McLaren and Williams. Whilst the team have suffered several setbacks this year, Romain Grosjean managed to finish 11th in Malaysia and 12th in Bahrain, whilst Pastor Maldonado managed 14th. Chester reckons the Venezuelan would have been in the points had it not been for his collision with Esteban Gutierrez. "The E22 has tremendous potential even if we are only gradually unlocking it," he said. "Although we were still not quick enough in Bahrain, we actually don't need to find much more performance before we can...
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