The Portuguese Grand Prix: Round 2 of 16 in the 1985 Formula One World Championship. Heading into the race, McLaren driver Alain was leading the Drivers Championship with 9 points ahead of Ferrari driver Michele Alboreto in second with 6 points and fellow Lotus driver Elio de Angelis in third with 4 points. 627 more words
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Following the first laps on track of the E22, drivers Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado look to the season ahead.
Romain Grosjean: “I’m ready to lead the way” 1,218 more words
Granted, some teams in Formula One may be feeling the pinch economically, but Lotus drivers Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado have taken things to a whole new level. 158 more words
Even as the covers were coming off new cars up and down the Jerez pit-lane on Tuesday morning, a lot of talk was about one of the designs not even in Spain. 293 more words
Eric Boullier is poised to be named as the new team principal at McLaren after the Frenchman resigned from the same role at Lotus.
Lotus confirmed on Friday that the owner, Gerard Lopez, would now be taking on the position of team principal and co-chairman as the Enstone-based outfit were hit with another key departure. 171 more words
Gérard Ducarouge, an engineer trained in aerodynamics, first worked on missiles but moved to auto racing. At Matra, starting with their F3 and F2 programs he eventually became Head of Operations designing several F1 cars including Jackie Stewart’s 1969 Championship winning car. 113 more words