Lotus has become the latest team to announce via Twitter that its 2015 car - the E23 - has passed the FIA crash tests.

With the first pre-season test taking place in Jerez from February 1-4, Lotus revealed that the E23's chassis has been homologated by the FIA, accompanying the tweet with an image of the new car. The team joins McLaren, Toro Rosso and Sauber in confirming its car has passed the tests.

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Lotus skipped the first pre-season test last year to allow itself more development time on its 2014 car but was hit by reliability issues and struggled last season.