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'We can be top Renault team'

Lotus Technical Director Nick Chester says he can see no reason why they can't be the leading Renault-powered team at the start of the season, after an encouraging debut for the E22 in Bahrain.Having missed the first test at Jerez, Lotus are playing catch-up but ended the week on a positive note as Pastor Maldonado completed 59 laps on his way to setting the fifth fastest time overall. With Red Bull still struggling with the reliability of their car, Chester thinks the Enstone team can be ahead of the World Champions, Toro Rosso and Caterham in Melbourne, assuming they continue to make progress when the teams reconvene at the Bahrain International Circuit next week. "I think we could...
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