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Gerard Lopez

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Lotus was ready to sign Alonso – Lope...

Dec 18, 2014No Comments

Lotus really was one of Fernando Alonso’s options for the 2015 season, team owner Gerard Lopez has admitted. As the long saga preceding the Spanish

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Struggling F1 teams happier after Mackenzie...

Nov 22, 2014No Comments

F1’s three angry teams seemed slightly less angry on Saturday after a meeting with Donald Mackenzie. The usually paddock-shy CVC chief made the trip to

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Business as usual for F1, nothing gets deci...

Nov 09, 2014No Comments

With progress also having stalled over the small teams’ touted ‘fighting fund’, Toto Wolff emerged from a big team bosses meeting at Interlagos on Saturday

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‘Base payment’ could resolve bo...

Nov 04, 2014No Comments

F1 authorities are scrambling this week to put down a lingering boycott threat ahead of the Brazilian grand prix. As the sport’s air freight touches

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Alonso’s return will not be a surpris...

Nov 02, 2014No Comments

Fernando Alonso’s future continues to be clouded in mystery. What does seem certain is that his five-year relationship with Ferrari is set to end, with

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Boycott threat emerges as next F1 teams fac...

Nov 01, 2014No Comments

Battle lines are being drawn as F1 reacts to the ‘crisis’ of collapsing teams. But Red Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko declared unequivocally ahead of the

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Lopez plays down wild Alonso’s rumour...

Sep 25, 2014No Comments

Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez, and the Fernando Alonso-connected Flavio Briatore, have played down the latest explosive F1 rumours. Germany’s Sport Bild claimed this week

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Lopez hits out at Genii financial reports

Aug 18, 2014No Comments

Gerard Lopez has lashed back at reports suggesting Lotus team owner Genii is in dire financial health. The Luxembourg newspaper Tageblatt reported recently that Genii,