Did Lotus make the right moves?

Did Lotus make the right moves?

For some, Lotus squandered a chance to deny Sebastian Vettel in the German Grand Prix with some suspect strategy calls. Edd Straw investigates whether it really was a win that got away

Armchair strategists are ten-a-penny in motorsport. The advantage of hindsight, not to mention the fact that these wise sages are never tested in the real world, means they always win, are always right.

The German Grand Prix was an ideal opportunity for such experts to claim that of course Lotus should have won at the Nurburgring rather than finishing second and third.

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