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Lopez: Maldonado is 'unbelievably fast'

Lotus F1 Team Lotus chairman Gerard Lopez has asserted that new recruit Pastor Maldonado is 'unbelievably fast'. Maldonado joined Lotus from Williams at the start of 2014 but has so far failed to reach Q3 or score a championship point. But Lopez insists that the Venezuelan's pace is not a problem. "We don’t have a number-one driver," he told The Official F1 Website. "We never had one, even when Kimi [Raikkonen] was with us. Whoever is in front is in front! Romain [Grosjean] has matured a lot. He now feels comfortable in his shoes and that helps on the track and we know that he can do the job. "Pastor we’ve known for a long time from GP2, as he’s been running with...
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