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Lotus fail to get to the finish in Belgium

Lotus' Pastor Maldonado and Romain Grosjean both suffered forced retirements from the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. Pastor parked his car early in the race with a suspected exhaust failure whilst Romain demonstrated promising race pace but was asked to retire late in the race 'for safety reasons'. Romain started from P15 on new soft compound tyres, pitting at the end of the first lap for a new front wing and new medium compound tyres. He stopped on laps 13 and 27 for further sets of soft tyres. He retired from the race on lap 33. Pastor started from P17 on new soft tyres. He retired from the race on lap 2. Romain Grosjean, DNF, E22-03: “The car was pretty good; the pace was...
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