Lotus deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi says the team has the resources to focus on both its 2014 and 2015 cars this year.

The team has had well-documented financial issues and is enduring a tough season with the E22 having scored just eight points in total. However, Gastaldi says Lotus won't be turning attentions to next season early as the team has the budget available to work on both cars right up until the end of the year.

"We stated that for the second half we will strive to make the most of the E22 and to add to the points tally right up until Abu Dhabi in November," Gastaldi said. "The team is fully focused on ensuring that we get some reward from 2014 which has been challenging for many reasons.

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"Naturally in F1 you are always thinking ahead and we have already started on the 2015 project but we have the resources to do both concurrently. There is plenty to look forward to for the short and long term at Enstone."

With Monza set to be a tough weekend for Lotus, Gastaldi is looking forward to the following three races as better opportunities for the team.

"Singapore should be better for us as the power disadvantage will not be so pronounced. Sochi will be a big unknown for everybody and Suzuka, although having some long straights, also rewards a good set-up and good aero."