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Boullier: Grosjean knows what he needs to do

Eric Boullier: Romain's target for the rest of the season is clear; to build on the platform he created in the last race and help the team push for maximum points in the last four races

Lotus team boss Eric Boullier has told Romain Grosjean that it is down to him to put his recent troubles behind.

Grosjean has had something of a mixed season and while he has had some notable highs, with podiums in Bahrain, Canada and Hungary, he has also had some real lows, including picking up that one-race ban after the start-line accident in Belgium.

He was also labelled a 'first-lap nutcase' by Mark Webber in Japan earlier this month after clashing with the Aussie. It was the seventh time this year he had been involved in an accident on the opening lap.

The Frenchman, however, had no such problems in Korea and after a 'good clean race' finished seventh, much to Boullier's delight.

“It's definitely time for us to draw the line and move on, but more importantly it's also time for Romain to put it in the past for himself,” Boullier remarked in the countdown to the Indian Grand Prix.

“Despite a lot of pressure, he drove a good clean race in Korea and I fully believe he now understands what he needs to do to avoid these things in the future.

“Romain's target for the rest of the season is clear; to build on the platform he created in the last race and help the team push for maximum points in the last four races.

"I think he is learning from these experiences and it will only make him a stronger driver.”




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Kimi Raikkonen, Lotus Renault F1 Team with Eric Boullier (FRA), Team Principal, Lotus Renault GP and Romain Grosjean (FRA), Lotus Renault F1 Team  - Lotus F1 Team E20 Launch
Eric Boullier (FRA) Lotus F1 Team Principal and Romain Grosjean (FRA), Lotus Renault F1 Team  02.05.2012. Formula 1 World Championship, Testing, Mugello, Italy
24.05.2012- Free Practice 1, Eric Boullier (FRA), Team Manager, Lotus F1 Team and Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 Team E20
07.09.2012- Free Practice 1, Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 Team E20 and Eric Boullier (FRA), Team Manager, Lotus F1 Team
10.06.2012- Race, Celebration, Eric Boullier (FRA), Team Manager, Lotus F1 Team and 2nd position Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 Team E20
27.07.2012- Free Practice 1, Eric Boullier (FRA), Team Manager, Lotus F1 Team and Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 Team E20

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