Technical debrief: Jerez test week two

Technical debrief: Jerez test week two

Formula 1's third week of pre-season testing concluded at Jerez last week, where Lotus Racing joined the field. Gary Anderson analyses F1's newest outfit, and summarises the overall testing form

Lotus became the latest new team to unveil its 2010 car prior to last week's Jerez test. Its technical chief, Mike Gascoyne, has been around Formula 1 for a long time and knows exactly what is needed to get the job done.

What Lotus has produced is a relatively simple design and I'm sure more complex aero packages will come in the early races. The team clearly took the option of getting the car running while doing more wind tunnel work – so we don't quite yet know what its full potential is.

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