Tag Archive: Caterham

Apr 16

F1′s four smallest teams have written a letter complaining about the state of the sport

Smallest teams write ‘explosive’ letter – report

2014-03-30 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Malaysia -Sergio Perez - Teams Germany’s Sport Bild revealed that the letter, initiated by Marussia and also signed by Caterham, Force India and Sauber, was addressed to the other seven teams as well as Bernie Ecclestone and FIA president Jean Todt. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Caterham staff hospitalised after fire

The team confirmed that it was extinguished “very quickly”

2014-03-16 - Caterham F1 Team - Australia Seven Caterham staff were hospitalised following a fire at the team’s Leafield factory late on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Caterham not just after ‘quick money’ – Frijns

Last year, he bobbed around in GP2 and as a Sauber test driver

2014-03-02 - Caterham F1 Team - Bahrain - Robin Frijns Robin Frijns claims it is rare to find a middle-ranked team that wants to take on a third driver who doesn’t substantially ‘pay’. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Kamui Kobayashi has confirmed he is worried about the safety of this year’s low nose designs

Kobayashi worried about ‘submarining’ noses

2014-03-02 - Caterham F1 Team - Bahrain - Kamui Kobayashi 03 Before the season began, Red Bull designer Adrian Newey expressed concern about the new, low front noses, arguing not only that they are ugly, but they might also be dangerous. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Renault ends road car deal with Caterham

Renault is not giving up on “reviving its Alpine brand”

Alpine 36 Le Mans 2013 Caterham and its F1 engine partner Renault have reportedly axed a joint venture to produce road-going sports cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

‘Submarine’ risk with new noses realised – report

Adrian Newey’s pre-season fears about ‘submarining’ formula one cars may have been realised.

2014-03-16 - Caterham F1 Team - Australia - Kamui Kobayashi 01 Red Bull’s criticism of F1′s all-new era had to be heard amid the depth of the reigning world champions’ winter crisis after four consecutive seasons of dominance. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Rivals face struggle to catch Mercedes

“Rosberg is the new Vettel”

2014-03-01_0012 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico RosbergDaniel Ricciardo’s disqualification aside, the Red Bull ‘crisis’ appeared far less severe in Melbourne than it did over the winter. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

No Monaco move for backmarker rookie Ericsson

F1 rookie Marcus Ericsson has no plans to move to Monaco.

2014-03-02 - Caterham F1 Team - Bahrain - Marcus Ericsson 04 Many drivers enjoy the Principality’s glamorous lifestyle and tax benefits, but 23-year-old Ericsson told the Finnish newspaper Turun Sanomat he is staying put in Kumlo, in his native Sweden. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Toni Vilander thinks his Finnish countryman Heikki Kovalainen’s F1 career is over

Kovalainen’s F1 career is over – Vilander

2013-11-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Heikki Kovalainen 10 Having lost his Caterham seat, Kovalainen looked to be putting his career back on track when he secured the Lotus seat for the last two races of 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Jenson Button has tipped usual F1 backmarker Marussia to take a big step forwards in 2014

Marussia ‘competitive’ in 2014 – Button

2014-03-02_0061 - Marussia F1 Team - Bahrain - Max ChiltonYet to score a single point in its Marussia or Virgin guises since 2010, the team did finally beat rival Caterham to the coveted tenth place in the constructors’ championship last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Massa joins Hamilton as Melbourne favourite

“Maybe Felipe Massa will take the Williams to the front!”

2014-03-02_0035 - Williams - Bahrain - Felipe Massa No one in the paddock doubts that Mercedes is significantly ahead of the game as the 2014 season opener looms. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Former F1 driver Vitaly Petrov will race a Mercedes in the German touring car series DTM in 2014

Mercedes signs Petrov for DTM

Vitaly Petrov  portrait Mercedes The former Renault and Caterham driver tested for the German marque recently, with Toto Wolff saying Petrov had a good chance of a race seat because “Russia is a highly significant market”. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Formula one’s next challenge will be putting together a full grid for the opening races of 2014.

107pc qualifying rule is F1′s next hurdle

Kamui Kobayashi As teams grapple with the technological revolution of the all-new V6 era amid severely tight testing restrictions, it emerged after the recent Bahrain test that many 2014 cars – notably the Red Bull of reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel – might struggle simply to qualify for grands prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Pic admits Caterham axe ‘a surprise’

“On the other hand, I am very happy to have found this solution with Lotus”

Charles Pic - Olivier Panis Charles Pic has admitted being dropped by Caterham ahead of the 2014 season was “a surprise”. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

F1′s V6 cars much faster on straights

Cornering speeds are lower, but at full speed, the cars are much faster

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg 06At full tilt in a straight line, this year’s formula one cars emit a much tamer sound than the class of 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Pic ‘expects’ Friday work with Lotus in 2014

“I am very excited to join a top team”

Charles Pic - Olivier Panis Charles Pic is expecting to appear on the timesheets in some Friday practice sessions this year, after signing up as the new Lotus third driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

No ‘quick fix’ to Red Bull crisis – Vettel

“Our guys are getting very little sleep right now – one to three hours maximum”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - Helmet (4) Red Bull’s early-season crisis has raced from Jerez into Bahrain, as the second of just three pre-season tests began in the island Kingdom. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Lotus F1 Team and Renault Sport F1 confirm partnership

Lotus finally confirms 2014 Renault deal

04 - Lotus F1 Team Lotus F1 Team and Renault Sport F1 are delighted to officially confirm the extension of their successful chassis-engine partnership for 2014 and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

More delays for Red Bull in Bahrain

“The car was still being assembled”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (28) Red Bull’s troubles seemed to have carried over from Jerez, as Sebastian Vettel struggled to get up to speed in the troubled RB10 on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

Key figure leaves Caterham

A key figure at Caterham has left the outfit.

2011-06-26 - 10 - Team Lotus - Spain - Tony Fernandes - Riad Asmat 01 Riad Asmat has been with company supremo Tony Fernandes since the beginning of the project, rising to the height of chief executive of the F1 team and most recently the head of Caterham Automotive. Read the rest of this entry »

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