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Will missing the first season test hurt Lotus?

January 12th, 2014 (F1plus/R. Baillie).- Earlier this week Lotus announced that they would not attend the first pre-season test in Jerez, Spain at the end of January, but will that hurt them or help them? In a team press release Lotus technical director Nick Chester confirmed the news, saying they were opting out of the test to allow more time for research and development of the E22. “We’ve decided that attending the Jerez test isn’t ideal for our build and development programme.” Chester said. There are three pre-season tests, totaling 12 days of testing, before the first race of the season in Melbourne, which will give the teams chance to get used to their new cars and make any...
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