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Lotus avoids administration after Renault statement

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.

Nate Saunders

Renault moves closer to Lotus takeover

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.

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Nate Saunders

Lotus thanks Bernie for feeding locked out employees

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.

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Lotus avoids administration for another week

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.

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Nate Saunders

Ecclestone pushing for Renault buyout of Lotus

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.

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Nate Saunders

Lotus will be even stronger at Monza - Grosjean

Following a podium at the Belgian Grand Prix, Romain Grosjean expects the high-speed Monza circuit promises another strong weekend for Lotus in Italy.

Laurence Edmondson

Lotus keen for Renault deal as bailiffs move in

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.

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Laurence Edmondson

Grosjean would back a Renault takeover of Lotus

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.

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Nate Saunders

Grosjean: Making Q3 a 'miracle' for Lotus

Romain Grosjean says lap which got him into Q2 was "absolutely beautiful" - though he also described Lotus' race pace as "s***".

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Laurence Edmondson

Maldonado gives himself an A for effort

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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