Lotus have been one team who are clearly struggling in at the moment. The drivers are calling this as a tough phase, and not exactly a transitional phase. Maldonado who made his way into the Lotus team from Williams for this season has called the Free Practice session, and the qualifying session held on Saturday, as a step forward for the team, and believes that this is a good starting point for the season. He further added that the car has plenty of potential that has to be explored by the them
The first obvious question that we put forward was to whether he and the team were pushing the car to the limit. Both Pastor Maldonado and Romain Grosjean like all other Renault teams were slow on the speed trap, although it has to be noted that Vettel was the slowest with the speed of 288.5 KPH, but it was also that the Lotus were the slowest on the maximum speed trap at each of the intermediates.
We were pushing the car, for sure, but the car is still not 100% and the car is
The second question that was put forwarded by other media crew was whether the Lotus preferred dry conditions for the race. It was obvious that the team needs mileage, and Maldonado agreed that they would prefer a standard situation for the sake of the car.
Yeah, for the car, to have progress, and even for the race, and looking at
He was further quizzed on his off track explorations, and whether his balance and grip were to his preference, or was it that the car was hard to drive.
Here, the car seems to be loose. The grip was not there, and we're working
After his no show in Free Practice sessions at Melbourne, it was asked whether Today felt as a proper start to their journey ahead.
It's like a Day 1 of the season, and that's true as we haven't been able to run
Since he felt that it was the Day 1 of the season, the question that popped up was the driving styles as compared to the past era.
Driving style is similar to what we had in the past, you know even if they