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Heidfeld has nothing to win by trying to sue his way back into the Renault team

August 25, 2011


Renault’s decision to dump Nick Heidfeld in favour of Brazilian Bruno Senna on the eve of the Belgian Grand Prix has all the hallmarks of making a fine mess. There is no denying that the veteran German has had far from a glorious season. An early podium has been followed by poor qualifying on Saturdays […]

Kubica insists he will be back and on form in 2012

July 14, 2011


Robert Kubica has insisted he will be back on the grid next season after recovering from the horrific injuries he suffered in a rally accident in February. In an interview on the Lotus Renault website, the Pole said he felt he would be as sharp as ever when he returned to the track at 2012 […]

Kubica to leave hospital on long journey to recovery

April 22, 2011


Robert Kubica hopes to leave hospital within 10 days, according to a new interview released by his Lotus Renault team. The Pole has been out of action since a horrific accident in February which left him with terrible injuries to his right hand, arm and leg. The highly rated driver has been in hospital in […]

Heidfeld wins Kubica’s race seat at Lotus Renault

February 16, 2011


Nick Heidfeld will race for Lotus Renault while Robert Kubica is out recovering, the team announced today. The 33-year-old German, who tested the R31 on Saturday, will take the lead driver role in the team from this week’s test in Barcelona. Kubica will be out for months, possibly the whole season, after seriously injuring his […]

Kubica faces a long recovery from rally crash injuries

February 7, 2011


Robert Kubica faces a long road to recovery and may never get back all the movement in his right hand, his surgeons have said. The Lotus Renault driver spent seven hours in surgery on Sunday as two teams of doctors battled to repair the damage caused in a high speed rally accident. In a a […]

Kubica injured in high speed rally accident

February 6, 2011


Robert Kubica has been injured in a high speed rally accident this morning and flown to hospital for treatment. The Pole was competing in the Ronde di Andora Rally and crashed. His team have confirmed he is currently in surgery to repair multiple fractures to his right hand, arm and leg. A further update is due […]

Kubica ends the Valencia test top of the table

February 3, 2011


Robert Kubica has parked Lotus Renault at the top of the time sheets at the end of the first 2011 test in Valencia. The Pole recorded a 1m 13.144s about an hour before the end of the session on the third and final day. The new Renault has an innovative forward facing exhaust aimed at […]