Mike Gascoyne on making it into F1's midfield

Mike Gascoyne on making it into F1's midfield

Team Lotus chief technical officer Mike Gascoyne sat down with Jonathan Noble to talk about how his squad had established itself as the best of 2010's F1 newcomers and about how it plans to join the ranks of the regular midfield runners next year

Team Lotus spent a fair amount of the first half of the 2011 Formula 1 season in the spotlight due to the political situation between itself and Group Lotus over the rights to use the name.

But while this has been hitting the headlines, behind the scenes the British-based outfit has been quietly getting on with the job of establishing itself as a serious team within the paddock and on the track.

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