How Lotus finally delivered on its promise
Lotus promised so much in the opening three races of 2012, only to be undone by a variety of mishaps and mistakes. That all changed in Bahrain however, as Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean both delivered podiums. Adam Cooper relives how the team turned it around
The Bahrain Grand Prix turned out to be another thriller, and in Sebastian Vettel and the Red Bull RB8 it gave us our fourth different winner in four races so far this year.
And after Sauber came so close in Malaysia, with Lotus completing the Bahrain podium we now have two other teams that have been knocking on the door of the ultimate success. But while Sauber's big moment came in a rain-affected race, Lotus now looks like it might be able to challenge for victories anywhere.
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