Belgium

Last Race: 24th Aug Belgium

Belgium GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Daniel Ricciardo
2 Nico Rosberg
3 Valtteri Bottas

Lotus deserve some credit - Grosjean

Wednesday 20th November 2013

Share:

Lotus deserve some credit - Grosjean

Lotus deserve some credit - Grosjean

Romain Grosjean believes Lotus should be commended for beating one of the Red Bulls during the latter parts of the season.

Red Bull have been at their dominant best in the second half of the season with Sebastian Vettel winning the last eight races.

Mark Webber has made that a Red Bull one-two in two of the last four races, but Grosjean believes his second place finish in Austin last week deserves a lot of credit.

"They have a very fast car, of that there is no doubt!" Grosjean said.

"Sometimes we get a sniff of being able to chase Seb [Vettel], but now he's got the championship in the bag he's got some additional confidence and speed which makes it all the more difficult!

"Being able to chase and lead just one of the Red Bulls is really quite some achievement for the team and I'm so grateful to everyone at Enstone for all their hard work throughout the season."

The Frenchman added that the team deserves further praise for the way it has performed this season, despite the ongoing wait for investment from Quantum Motorsports.

"The whole team at the track and back at Enstone are doing an amazing job. The spirit of these guys is awesome; I really can't say enough about them," he continued.

"They come to the track or the factory having had just a few hours' sleep after the late night's work the previous day, but they're always happy to do anything they can to get the best from a weekend. We drivers are always wanting more from a car, and they never stop trying to make that happen."

It's Go, Go, Go In Belgium

Editor's Picks

Team-Mate Wars: Belgian GP

Team-Mate Wars: Belgian GP

Lewis, Daniel and Jenson extended their considerable leads in TMW, but for once Fernando let one slip...

Winners and Losers: Spa

Winners and Losers: Spa

Daniel Ricciardo made it two on the trot thanks to Nico Rosberg's one-man campaign at wrecking Mercedes' challenge...

Stand-Out Moments In 2014

Stand-Out Moments In 2014

Stuff the critics, Andrew Davies thinks this has been an outstanding year of F1 and delivers his 10 magnificent moments...

What Will Alonso Do Next?

What Will Alonso Do Next?

Fernando Alonso is well known for his love of magic, but he needs to pull a rabbit out of a hat very quickly...

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

The season may be underway but you can still enter the PlanetF1 Fantasy League and win prizes on a race-by-race basis...