Lotus E22 in action

Thursday 13-February-2014 07:48

Lotus have released a distant photo of their new car - and new driver - in action during a day of filming at the Jerez circuit.

After all their rivals had left the Jerez circuit following a mixed opening test, Lotus headed to Spain for a filming day.

With Pastor Maldonado behind the wheel of the new E22, the team completed 100kms "without reliability problems."

It was a solid start for Lotus given that issues many of other Renault runners experienced at the first test.

Lotus will officially launch the E22, which features a double tusk nose tip, ahead of the second pre-season test in Bahrain.

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