Nov.19 (GMM/ Romain Grosjean will stay at Lotus in 2015, the Enstone team announced on Wednesday.

Recently, the Frenchman had hinted he could move to a bigger team after revealing he has a performance-related exit clause in his contract.

“It’s no secret that we’ve had a really tough season this year,” said Grosjean, “but the team has remained focused and we’re all determined to return to regular points scoring in 2015.”

Lotus, switching from underpowered Renault to field-leading Mercedes engines for 2015, had already announced that Pastor Maldonado is staying in 2015.