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Same reason as Ross Brawn ;)
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Looking back at some predictions:

On Image, Peter Windsor wrote:Lotus - Grosjean vs Maldonado

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Published on Mar 7, 2014

Peter Windsor and Rob Wilson take a look at the Lotus 2014 pairing of Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado. Who's number 1? Will they be able to work with the team to get the car back on track, or will the finger pointing and blame games begin if the car isn't up to scratch?
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Apparently the will use the Mercedes engine next year.

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NICE!! Looking forward to seeing maldonado on podium consistently
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geetface9 wrote:NICE!! Looking forward to seeing maldonado on podium consistently


That's if the other engine manufacturers haven't caught up properly by then :twisted:
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LewEngBridewell wrote:
geetface9 wrote:NICE!! Looking forward to seeing maldonado on podium consistently


That's if the other engine manufacturers haven't caught up properly by then :twisted:


nah he'll be fine :P :P :P
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geetface9 wrote:NICE!! Looking forward to seeing maldonado on podium consistently


They going to put the podiums between the track and barriers? :P
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:rofl: that's one way I guess!
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Lotus have confirmed that Pastor Maldonado will remain with them for 2015.

"I don't want to give too much away, but as it's halfway through the season I can confirm 50 per cent of our driver line-up for 2015, as Pastor is with us for next year," said Lopez. "Despite the difficulties we've had so far this season, he recognises our true potential as a team and we recognise his true potential as a driver. We will achieve great things together."


Things are a little more uncertain for Romain Grosjean, who must be desperate to jump to a better-performing team:

"Romain is well aware of the prowess of Enstone after having finished on the podium for the past two years in one of our cars."

Grosjean has refused to be drawn on his future, with his strong performances in the second half of last season and in twice scoring points in a difficult Lotus this year drawing attention from rival outfits. But Lopez has previously admitted that he could face a battle to retain its star driver.

"I don't know," Grosjean said when asked after qualifying for the German Grand Prix if he would remain with the team in 2015. "My plan is to try to win races with a team that can give me a car to win races. The future is open. Of course, there may be changes here that will certainly help the performance, but it's not yet enough to win races."
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GTFO of there Grossjean, you deserve better.
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Grosjean maybe switch to the bad mclaren? Gonna be stuck in the same situation when honda can't get their sh1t together in 2015 while maldonado racks up the podiums :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
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I think what Lopez meant was Pastor pays the bills

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geetface9 wrote:while maldonado racks up the podiums

By crashing into them?
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How much money does Maldonado and PDVSA have, He's probably the only pay driver that has gone in to his 5th year in the sport.
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