Lotus Renault team boss Eric Boullier says that continuity is the reason Romain Grosjean will stay on with the team for 2013 according to an article at Speedtv.com. In what appears to be a solid endorsement from the man calling the shots at Lotus, I think the team actually had to settle on Grosjean for a couple reasons. Now don’t get me wrong, Grosjean showed very quick pace when he was actually on track. The Lotus Renault was one of the best cars on the grid for 2012. Taking that…Read More
F1 – Driver Market News
It has been a busy couple of days for the Formula 1 paddock this week. Two more drivers have confirmed their seats while another has given up on his 2013 race seat. Here is a quick look at the news. Romain Grosjean Confirmed at Lotus Renault – The French driver is having a great start to his holiday. After winning the Race of Champions gala race, the 2012 King of Crash (pictured airborne right) was confirmed to partner with Kimi Raikkonen yet again at the Lotus Renault team. Grosjean has…Read More
F1 – Kobayashi Joins 2010 Grid!!
What a difference two races can make for a kid out of Japan. In what has to be classified as a feel good story for the sport, Kamui Kobayashi has EARNED a spot on the 2010 grid with the Sauber F1 Team. The Japanese pilot was Toyota’s reserve driver for 2009 and was put into active duty for the team during the last two races for the injured Timo Glock. His performance was magical and a real joy to watch on the circuit, and his personality was equally good. All…Read More
F1 – Kobayashi in for Yas Marina!
Timo Glock’s leg and back injuries are going to sideline him for the final race of the season. Unfortunately, he only has himself to blame since he was reportedly searching for a different track on his ipod when he skidded off the track during qualifying at Suzuka. So, Kamui Kobayashi has been tapped to start his second F1 race this weekend for Toyota. Toyota was hopeful that Glock would be able to return this weekend for the inaugural Yas Marina night race, but have decided on the side of discretion,…Read More