Pastor Maldonado returns to Lotus F1 Team

Pastor Maldonado has been confirmed at Lotus F1 Team for the 2016 season. The Venezuelan will compete in his third season with the Enstone team.

Published on 20/09/2015 à 21:12

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Pastor Maldonado returns to Lotus F1 Team

Lotus F1 Team has confirmed the extension of the contract of Pastor Maldonado for the 2016 season. The Venezuelan will therefore continue to evolve within the British structure for a third in a row, after these first two years with Williams.

“There has been a lot of speculation about the future and, although I have remained focused on my work on the track, it is good to know that my future is confirmed”, commented Pastor Maldonado. “The season presented some difficulties, but the quality of the team at enstone is undeniable. I really feel part of a family and we will work on these foundations to achieve better results in 2016.”

Pastor Maldonado represents at least one element on the future situation of Lotus F1 Team, including the announcement of the acquisition by Renault is always waiting. “It is positive for the future of Lotus F1 Team to be able to confirm Pastor for the next season”, insists Gérard Lopez, the director of the British team. “Everyone at Enstone knows that Pastor is someone who is very pleasant to work with and we know he has potential on the track. Pastor had joined us for several seasons and this confirmation reaffirms our confidence in him. »

However, Romain Grosjean should probably leave Lotus to join Haas F1 Team. “We hope to announce more good news about the team in the near future”, simply added Gérard Lopez.

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