Lotus: Why the best is yet to come

Lotus: Why the best is yet to come

Lotus has shown championship-contending form over recent races, but as Jonathan Noble explains, the outfit's development plans over the summer break could transform it in to the team to beat for the rest of the year

Thirty minutes after the chequered flag fell at the Hungaroring, the house music was blaring out of the speakers in the Lotus garage, as team principal Eric Boullier made his way through from the pits.

Striding his way to the paddock, he stopped every few steps to shake hands and pat the backs of his lieutenants – uttering the same few words: "Soon… I promise you it will be soon."

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