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.”