Pastor Maldonado says he has been offered no guarantees about his future in Formula One as he waits on news about Renault's takeover of Lotus.
Lotus boss Federico Gastaldi says Venezuelan driver has a contract with the team until 2016 and confirms PDVSA have 'paid in advance' to secure his future.
Frenchman hopes for strong results in his final five races with Enstone-based Lotus team, which he departs at the end of 2015 for F1 debutants Haas.
Lotus deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi says his employees are extremely motivated by the news this week that Renault plans to go ahead with its takeover of the team.
Romain Grosjean wanted to drive for Renault's new works team next year but was not willing to wait for the deal to be sorted out.
Renault's confirmation it has signed a letter of intent to purchase Lotus is enough to be granted a 10-weekadjournment for the team's court case around unpaid bill to British tax authority HMRC.
Renault announces it has signed a letter of intent to purchase the Lotus team as the Enstone outfit returns to a UK court to resume a hearing with Britain's tax authority.
Bernie Ecclestone let Lotus mechanics eat at the Paddock Club canteen bar, with the cash-strapped team still locked out of Suzuka hospitality tent due to payment issues.
The Lotus F1 team has confirmed Pastor Maldonado will keep his drive for next year.
Jenson Button miffed by the lack of action against Pastor Maldonado in Singapore after colliding with the Lotus driver.
Lotus has avoided going into administration for at least another week after London's High Court agreed to adjourn the case brought against the team by Britain's tax authorities HMRC.
Lotus driver Romain Grosjean says he has made a decision on where he will be driving in 2016 as speculation about a move to Haas F1 continues.
Frenchman admits he is not being kept in the loop about Renault's buyout talks with Lotus but hopes 'good news is coming'.
F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone hoping Lotus makes fast progress in talks with Renault about 2016 buyout after paying £1.5 million to cover wages of 400 staff members.
Following a podium at the Belgian Grand Prix, Romain Grosjean expects the high-speed Monza circuit promises another strong weekend for Lotus in Italy.
Lotus trackside operations director Alan Permane says his team would welcome a Renault buyout with "open arms" as it continues to struggle financially despite success on the track.
Lotus driver scored first podium since 2013 United States Grand Prix after stellar drive and Sebastian Vettel's late tyre failure.
Hit with five-place grid penalty for gearbox change, undoing his best qualifying performance since the 2013 United States Grand Prix.
Lotus driver crashed heavily in morning practice, something he blames on the kerb at Malmedy being 'very slippery'.
With Renault takeover talk continuing, Lotus boss Federico Gastaldi insists the team's only focus in Belgium will be on the result.
Romain Grosjean is keen for a Renault takeover of Lotus and believes the team is currently operating below its potential because of a lack of investment.
Pastor Maldonado received two drive-throughs and a ten-second penalty in Hungary, as well as two penalties on his super licence.
Lewis Hamilton, Pastor Maldonado, Romain Grosjean, Daniil Kvyat and Max Verstappen penalised for incidents at Hungarian Grand Prix.
Romain Grosjean says lap which got him into Q2 was "absolutely beautiful" - though he also described Lotus' race pace as "s***".
Pastor Maldonado believes the results he has scored in the first half of the season have not matched the effort he has put in.
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