Lotus confirmed their preference for Pastor Maldonado over Nico Hulkenberg on Friday, with the Venezuelan partnering Romain Grosjean in the Enstone team's 2014 line-up.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers bemoaned defensive mistakes after his side suffered a first-ever loss to Hull City on Sunday.
Bryan Oviedo fired Everton to a 1-0 victory over Manchester United, their first Premier League success at Old Trafford in 21 attempts.
Kevin Magnussen is fast emerging as a genuine contender to replace Sergio Perez as Jenson Button's team-mate at McLaren next season, Sky Sports F1 has learnt.
Luis Suarez hit a spectacular four goals to create history as Liverpool beat Norwich 5-1 at Anfield.