Can Lotus 'do a Williams' in 2015?

Can Lotus 'do a Williams' in 2015?

After a disastrous 2013, Williams is now a podium contender. In contrast, after winning a race last year, Lotus is now fighting at the back. Can the Enstone team emulate Williams' revival in 2015? BEN ANDERSON analyses its chances

"It's not a bad place to be. It's not one of the four big teams, it's not a team that's going to be world champion, but it's certainly a team that can do a good car. And be where Williams is this year. They were nowhere last year, and with a good engine and a good car they've been at the front this year."

So says Romain Grosjean following an announcement during the inaugural Russian Grand Prix that the Lotus Formula 1 team will switch from Renault to Mercedes engines for next season, a move it hopes will launch it back towards the front of the grid after a trying 2014 campaign.

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