Tag Archive: Marcus Ericsson

Aug 13

Kobayashi backs sweeping changes at Caterham

Kamui Kobayashi has backed the sweeping changes at Caterham, even though it has put his formula one future in doubt.

IMG_5973 After founder Tony Fernandes’ sudden sale and departure, the Malaysian team entered the hands of mysterious Swiss-Middle Eastern investors and new bosses Colin Kolles and Christijan Albers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Caterham F1 Team restructuring (updated)

Caterham axes ‘at least 50′ F1 staff

11 - Caterham F1 TeamFollowing the first steps of restructuring, Caterham F1 Team has confirmed today that a number of new appointments have been made.

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Jul 16

Rossi one of many departures at Caterham

Alexander Rossi is just one of many departures at Caterham this week.

2014-06-07_0069 22-year-old Californian Rossi was a test and occasional Friday driver for the Tony Fernandes-founded team, which has been taken over by investors and is now headed by Colin Kolles and Christijan Albers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Kolles flags job losses amid Caterham ‘mess’

Jobs will be lost after Caterham’s change of ownership, new team ‘advisor’ Colin Kolles has admitted.

2014-06-07_0874 “I prefer to have 200 safe jobs than 300 lost jobs,” the Romanian, who has appointed former Minardi driver Christijan Albers to front the team now owned by mystery Swiss-Middle Eastern owners, told Reuters. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Changes afoot as Caterham’s new era begins

Changes are afoot at Caterham, mere days after the team’s takeover by mysterious investors.

2014-06-07_0874 “We’re not even a week into this new chapter in the team’s life,” said new boss Christijan Albers, “but we’ve already seen just how hard everyone at the track and at the factory is prepared to work to push us forwards.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Investors saved Caterham from Silverstone axe – Kolles

Caterham would not be at Silverstone if not for the team’s mysterious new owners.

2014-06-05_0110 That is the claim of Colin Kolles, well-known in the F1 paddock for leading backmarker teams including Midland, Spyker and HRT. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Team drivers surprised by Caterham sale

Caterham’s change of ownership this week also caught its race drivers by surprise.

IMG_6424 “It was as much news to me as it was for everyone else,” Swedish rookie Marcus Ericsson said at Silverstone on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Sparco enjoys GP2 triumphs and Formula One points in exciting Monaco weekend

“What an incredible weekend” – Claudio Pastoris

Sparco logo The illustrious Monaco Grand Prix has once again offered excitement and drama in equal measure with Sparco-supported teams and drivers in the mix in both GP2 and Formula One this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

GP2 field faster than F1 backmarkers in Spain

Formula one is not the loudest spectacle in Spain this weekend.

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) The feeder series GP2, still powered by naturally-aspirated V8 engines, is making more noise in Barcelona than the newly-quiet ‘hybrid’ grand prix machines. 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 »

Feb 05

No more burgers for F1 rookie Ericsson

Marcus Ericsson has kicked off his F1 career with a diet.

2014-01-28 - Caterham F1 Team - CT05 -  Marcus Ericsson The Swedish rookie, set to make his debut in 2014 for the backmarker Caterham, revealed that his engineers have tasked him with losing weight before Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

‘Embarrassing’ start to F1′s brave new era

“Why do we always make everything more complicated?”

2014-01-28 - Caterham F1 Team - CT05 launch 01Roger Benoit, one of the longest serving F1 correspondents in the paddock, said Tuesday’s events at Jerez were “embarrassing”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Caterham F1 Team launches CT05

The first car to be fully designed and built at Caterham’s Leafield Technical Centre

2014-01-28 - Caterham F1 Team - CT05 launch 03CT05, the Caterham F1 Team car that Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson will be competing with in the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship was unveiled today in Jerez, Spain.

Jan 23

Ericsson, Brack bringing millions to Caterham

Ericsson is bringing 100 million Swedish Krona

GP2 - Marcus Ericsson Marcus Ericsson is bringing more than EUR 11 million in Swedish sponsorship to Caterham this year, the Finnish newspaper Turun Sanomat claims. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Sauber F1 Team announces Giedo van der Garde as test and reserve driver

Van der Garde becomes Sauber reserve 

07 - Sauber F1 Team The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce Giedo van der Garde as its test and reserve driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Caterham F1 Team and Caterham Racing Announce 2014 Driver Line-Ups

Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson in Formula One

11 - Team Caterham Caterham F1 Team and Caterham Racing have confirmed their 2014 driver line-ups with the announcement that Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson will race in Formula One in the forthcoming season with Robin Frijns and Alexander Rossi as F1 team Reserve Drivers.

Jan 21

Pic working with Craig Pollock, loses Caterham seat

Charles Pic will not be racing in formula one this season.

2013-06-05-0179 Having debuted for Marussia in 2013, and switching to Caterham last year, the latter team’s boss Cyril Abiteboul announced on Monday that the 23-year-old French driver has been left without a race seat for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Grey livery and no Vodafone successor at McLaren

Ron Dennis-style grey and white

2013-05-10 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - @McLarenF1 McLaren looks set to enter the 2014 season without an orange livery, and without a replacement for departed title sponsor Vodafone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Caterham set for Kobayashi-Ericsson in 2014 – report

Italy’s Autosprint reports that 27-year-old Kobayashi’s deal is now effectively done.

2013-03-15 - Team Caterham - Australia A returning Kamui Kobayashi looks set to join rookie Marcus Ericsson, marking a second consecutive all-new driver lineup for Caterham in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Frijns set for Friday role at Caterham – report

Robin Frijns looks set to secure a role in the F1 paddock for 2014.

GP2 - Robin Frijns (Hilmer Motorsport) The only remaining vacancies on next year’s grid are at Caterham, but the green-coloured team looks set to sign former Sauber driver Kamui Kobayashi, and Swedish rookie Marcus Ericsson. Read the rest of this entry »

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