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Maldonado leaves Renault & F1
Pastor Maldonado has confirmed he will not be in Formula 1 for the 2016 season.
Pastor's craziest F1 moments
While you can never say never in F1, Pastor Maldonado’s career in the sport is now at the very least on an indefinite hold after the Venezuelan confirmed he would not be on the grid for the 2016 season.
'Magnussen in, Maldonado out'
Kevin Magnussen is poised to replace Pastor Maldonado at Renault for the 2016 season, Sky Sports understands.
Renault complete Lotus deal
Renault have formally completed their takeover of Lotus, signalling the end of the team's long-running High Court case over unpaid taxes and securing its future.
Lotus case adjourned again
Lotus' legal battle with HMRC over an unpaid tax bill has been adjourned for a further two weeks at the High Court.
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Renault deal 'almost done'
Lotus chairman and team principal Gerard Lopez has told Sky Sports F1 that his team are now "pretty much at a deal" with Renault.
Renault agrees Lotus takeover
Renault has announced it has signed a letter of intent to buy back a controlling stake in Lotus.
Lotus facing court date
Renault's letter of intent to buy back Lotus is expected to help stave off the threat of administration in the case brought against the team by HMRC, which will be heard in the High Court on Monday.
Renault inching towards Lotus
Renault is inching towards a takeover of the Lotus team, with an agreement in place, although Sky Sports understands that the deal is not yet signed and sealed.
WATCH: Maldonado's 2015 crashes
"It's the first one of this year from my side," Pastor Maldonado insisted to Sky Sports F1 after crashing out of Belgian GP practice.
Ecclestone helps feed Lotus
Cash-strapped Lotus’ financial problems remain in full evidence at the Japanese GP with the team continuing to be locked out of their hospitality unit.
Maldonado to stay at Lotus
Pastor Maldonado is to stay at Lotus for 2016, the team have confirmed.
Pastor not talking to other teams
Pastor Maldonado says he hasn't started making alternative plans for next season as he hopes his contract at Lotus is honoured for 2016 even if Renault buys the team.
Lotus hope Renault deal close
Lotus deputy team boss Federico Gastaldi is optimistic their takeover by Renault can be completed “very soon” after the High Court effectively set a one-week deadline for the deal.
More pain in Spain for Pastor
Pastor Maldonado's Spanish Grand Prix came to a frustrating conclusion after a collision with Lotus team-mate Romain Grosjean left him with rear-wing damage.
Renault not Lotus' only option
Lotus boss Matthew Carter says the team have “more than one option” as a potential buyer besides Renault.
Pastor: I'm staying at Lotus
Pastor Maldonado says he has a contract with Lotus for 2016 and expects to drive for them next season even if Renault buy the team.
Lotus cars arrive at Monza
Lotus have arrived and are setting up their cars as normal in the Monza paddock ahead of this weekend’s Italian GP as speculation about their future continues to swirl.