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Montagny doubts Lotus will be competitive with 100 less staff

Lotus F1 factory at Enstone (File Photo) Former F1 driver turned TV pundit Franck Montagny has made a bleak assessment not only of beleaguered Lotus 2014 prospects, in the aftermath of a huge staff exodus from the Enstone based team. Lotus' campaign so far has been nothing short of disastrous as the visually-striking E22 struggles not only for pace but also merely to run. 'It is a really complicated situation for them,' Montagny told Le Figaro. 'They lost Eric Boullier to McLaren, but that's not the only thing — they are a hundred people less at Enstone after the winter. '100 people is significant and cannot be easily overcome. Today, I do not see how they can go back to the top of...
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