News Details

Maldonado: We do not have all the tools

Pastor Maldonado says Lotus feels like it is lacking “the tools to defend” when it gets in to strong positions in races this season. While Maldonado himself has yet to qualify in the top ten, team-mate Romain Grosjean has started from as high as fifth on the grid but only boasts a best finish of eighth place. Speaking during an exclusive interview with Crash.net, Maldonado said any potential the car has is being masked by constant issues which have to be managed. “We feel that we do not have all the tools to defend when we are fighting on the track,” Maldonado said. “But behind this we are working very hard – believe me – in the factory, simulator, engineers, all the new...
Full Story »
2y ago from Crash.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Pastor Maldonado exclusive Q&A - Part one

You joined Lotus over the winter having only ever driven for Williams in...
2y ago from Crash.net

Lotus: Obvious where we are lacking against our rivals

Pastor Maldonado Both Lotus F1 Team cars saw the chequered flag in the...
3y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Maldonado encouraged by Lotus fighting spirit

Pastor Maldonado says he is pleased to see Lotus fighting to turn its...
3y ago from Crash.net

Lotus hampered by braking issues

Both Lotus F1 Team cars saw the chequered flag in the first Austrian Grand...
3y ago from F1Technical.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Viñales moves ahead in second practice

– Championship leader Maverick Viñales vaulted to the top of the...
16h ago from GPUpdate.net

Márquez finishes clear in second practice

eigning World Champion Marc Márquez finished comfortably clear of the...
22h ago from GPUpdate.net

MotoGP Assen: Crutchlow runs HRC aero package

Crutchlow re-evaluates an aero fairing he has tried before in MotoGP...
13h ago from BikeSportNews.com

MotoGP Assen: Lorenzo will ‘help’ Dovizioso to...

Lorenzo is prepared to help team-mate Dovizioso if it means a MotoGP title...
13h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Video of the Day: Dixon meets young fan

Scott Dixon visits a young fan, called Lucy, who wrote him a letter after...
53m ago from GPUpdate.net

RACER video: Wickens debuts at Road America

Canadian ace Robert Wickens checks in with RACER after his first day of...
5h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar video: Friday Road America recap

RACER's Marshall Pruett and Robin Miller break down all of the major...
4h ago from Racer.com

Rossi sets the pace in opening Road America practice

Alexander Rossi was on the pace early at Road America to lead the way in...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Nandan calls for focus

Hyundai boss has M-Sport in his sights
16h ago from WRC.com

Who can stop Solans?

Who can stop Solans? Nil Solans can seal a hat-trick of FIA Junior WRC...
14h ago from WRC.com

Ogier completes first full M-Sport test

Sebastien Ogier has completed his first full test in M-Sport's Ford Fiesta...
16h ago from EuroSport.com

Rally GB ponders revamp of opening night

Rally GB organisers are considering the addition of a new Thursday night...
19h ago from EuroSport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Howard Webb: Thierry Henry changed football football...

GETTY Howard Webb is now the MLS' manager of VAR operations Related...
5h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Official: Arsenal announce they have agreed transfer...

Arsenal have officially confirmed the departure of Takuma Asano to...
10h ago from ArsenalFever.com

Stoke chiefs issue hands off warning over Arsenal...

GETTY Jack Butland is a target for Arsenal Butland, 24, has emerged as a...
53m ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Burley: Arsenal need to act early on transfers

C crew react to Arsenal's interest in Alexandre Lacazette, and Craig...
7h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Honda tested 'Spec 3' engine with Alonso

Although the Japanese car manufacturer had been... Read More »
11h ago from Motorsport.com

2017 Azerbaijan GP: Second Practice Results (FP2)

2017 Formula 1 Results: Second Free Practice... Read More »
15h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Hamilton: Baku tyre "nightmare" makes no sense

The on-track action on Friday at the Baku street... Read More »
11h ago from Motorsport.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.