Lotus: F1's most improved team in 2012

Lotus: F1's most improved team in 2012

Heading towards Hockenheim after an impressive display at Silverstone, Lotus is the most improved team of 2012. And Tony Dodgins thinks the team can give the big boys a headache in the second half of the championship

The forthcoming German Grand Prix at Hockenheim is the halfway point in the longest season in Formula 1 history. Heading to it, the constructors' championship looks like this: 1 Red Bull Racing, 216 points; 2 Ferrari, 152; 3 Lotus, 144; 4 McLaren, 142.

McLaren's eighth and 10th placed finishes at Silverstone meant it was overtaken by Ferrari and Lotus. Lotus stayed third after Felipe Massa's stronger performance allowed Ferrari to achieve its best points haul from a single 2012 race (30).

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