Tag Archive: Tony Fernandes

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 »

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 »

Jan 23

Frijns considered for Caterham race seat

“Robin definitely has the talent to advance to the top of our sport.”

GP2 - Robin Frijns (Hilmer Motorsport) Caterham’s team boss has tipped its new reserve driver Robin Frijns to rise to the very top of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Kobayashi racing for free in F1 return

Kobayashi revealed that he will be driving for nothing this year

2012-11-04 - Sauber F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Kamui Kobayashi 01 In a last-ditch effort to move up the grid, Caterham overlooked some of the most lucrative ‘pay drivers’ for the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Caterham F1 Team updates for 2014

A raft of new technical changes to F1’s rules for 2014

CaterhamF1Team logo Caterham F1 Team today opened the doors of its base at the Leafield Technical Centre to team partners and invited media ahead of the first F1 test of the 2014 season in Jerez Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Caterham announces new drivers for ‘pivotal’ year

“This wasn’t about money”  – Fernandes

Tony Fernandes 2011-12-13 After a period of intense speculation, Caterham on Tuesday finally announced its all-new race lineup, thereby completing F1′s field of 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 »

Nov 27

French government honours Tony Fernandes with Commander of the Legion d’Honneur award (updated)

Yesterday at the Elysée Palace in Paris, France

Tony FernandesThe French government has conferred Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of AirAsia and Co-Chairman of Caterham Group with the Commander of the Legion d’Honneur award, signifying Fernandes’s outstanding contributions towards the economy of France through the aviation industry. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

To Philippines With Love #toPHwithlove

“Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this tragedy.” – Tony Fernandes

10 - Team CaterhamCaterham F1 Team are running special “To Philippines With Love #toPHwithlove” branding on the CT03 racecars at the US and Brazilian Grands Prix to support a special AirAsia donation and relief campaign benefiting the communities affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan which recently devastated The Philippines.

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Nov 14

McLaren confirms Magnussen, Lotus confirms Kovalainen

Two hot rumours became formula one facts on Thursday.

Flagworld - F1McLaren was first to release its morning press release from Austin, confirming that its development junior Kevin Magnussen will replace Sergio Perez for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Macdonald takes the wheel as Caterham Group CEO

Caterham Group is a rapidly-expanding and ambitious company

2013-02-19 - Team Caterham - Cyril Abiteboul, David Cameron, Graham MacDonald, Tony Fernandes and Will Barton at Leafield Techni Graham Macdonald has been appointed as the new CEO of the Caterham Group of companies, with overall responsibility for all arms of the business.

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Oct 02

Caterham drivers unsure over 2014 seats

“In F1 situations can change so quickly that it’s difficult to say”

2013-03-17 - Team Caterham - AustraliaCaterham’s current race drivers have admitted they are not sure if they will stay with the team beyond 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Giedo van der Garde has not been ruled out of the running to stay at Caterham beyond 2013.

Van der Garde not excluded for 2014 stay – Fernandes

2013-06-09_1288That is the claim of team ‘supremo’ Tony Fernandes, who is keen to bring Heikki Kovalainen back into a race seat next season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Caterham extends Renault engine deal

“This announcement is obviously very good news for our F1 team” -Cyril Abiteboul

2013-06-05-0260Renault on Sunday announced it will continue to supply engines to Caterham beyond this year’s V8 regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Kovalainen has ‘big chance’ of 2014 return – Fernandes

It is believed Charles Pic’s seat is secure for 2014

2013-06-08_0059Caterham supremo Tony Fernandes has admitted Heikki Kovalainen is in the running to return to a race seat in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Van der Garde plays down Kovalainen rumours

“There are always rumours”

2013-06-09_0833Giedo van der Garde has dismissed rumours he could be set to lose his 2013 Caterham seat to former team driver Heikki Kovalainen. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Jarno Trulli has announced plans to sue Caterham team owner Tony Fernandes.

Trulli to sue Caterham’s Fernandes

2011-07-24 - Team Lotus - Germany - Jarno Trulli 02At the end of 2011, with a firm contract for 2012, the Italian reportedly agreed to vacate his race seat to make room for the well-funded Russian Vitaly Petrov. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

Kovalainen tests ‘vanity panel’ at Magny Cours

In heavy rain, the Finn drove at Magny Cours for a ‘filming day’

Caterham-airbus-logo-kovalainen-standIn between his Friday practice outings in Bahrain and Barcelona, Heikki Kovalainen has this week been back in action at the wheel of Caterham’s 2013 car. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

Caterham not affected by owner’s football woes – report

“The two businesses have always been run separately”

2013-03-15 - Team Caterham - AustraliaTeam owner Tony Fernandes’ struggling football club will not affect his formula one team Caterham, an insider has insisted. Read the rest of this entry »

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