CATERHAM

  • Caterham F1 factory closed, team's fate in the balance 11 hours 43 minutes ago

    London: Caterham Formula One employees found their factory closed on Thursday but a legal administrator overseeing the property held out hope that the struggling team might still survive. Finbarr O'Connell told Reuters various parties had approached him to express interest either in the assets or keeping Caterham racing as an F1...
  • Caterham F1 team faces battle over cars Yesterday

    London: The future of the struggling Caterham Formula One team was thrown into further doubt on Tuesday when an administrator laid claim to their race cars and warned they could not leave the factory without his agreement. Team sources disputed that, however, and said they should not be affected by legal...
  • Formula One strugglers still targeting 2015 participation September 20, 2014

    As speculation grows about the imminent exit of three struggling teams from Formula One, two of the underpressure outfits have said they intend to still be in the sport in 2015. Sauber, Caterham and Marussia are struggling both on and off the track in the vastly expensive sport, with many predicting...
  • Caterham's Marcus Ericsson looking for a long run in formula one September 16, 2014

    Marcus Ericsson has had a tough debut season in Formula One, with his Caterham team struggling on and off the track, but Sweden's first grand prix driver in 23 years believes he has a future in the sport. The 24yearold certainly has plenty of home fans hoping that will be the...
  • Christijan Albers resigns as Caterham F1 principal September 7, 2014

    Christijan Albers resigned on Sunday as principal of the struggling Caterham Formula One team with Italian Manfredi Ravetto taking his place. The Dutch former F1 driver, who took over in July when Malaysian aviation entrepreneur Tony Fernandes sold the team, was quoted by Caterham after the Italian Grand Prix as saying...
  • Kamui Kobayashi back for Monza but future uncertain September 5, 2014

    Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi was in Tokyo when he received a call on Wednesday telling him he would be racing for Caterham in Sunday's Italian Grand Prix. Fighting off the fatigue after hurriedly packing his bags and getting on a plane, Kobayashi told reporters on Thursday he was glad to be...
  • F1 team Caterham sold to Kollesled group July 2, 2014

    Leafield: Formula One team Caterham has been sold to a group of Swiss and Middle Eastern investors led by former HRT team boss Colin Kolles. The team announced the sale on Wednesday with immediate effect, meaning Caterham will be under new ownership and management for this weekend's British Grand Prix. Former F1...
  • Speculation swirls around Tony Fernandes' Caterham team June 28, 2014

    Caterham owner Tony Fernandes triggered speculation about the future of his tailend Formula One outfit on Friday after declaring "F1 hasn't worked" on Twitter before closing his account. The team have not scored a point in various guises since entering the sport in 2010 and the Malaysian said in January that...
  • Caterham not for sale, says Tony Fernandes May 28, 2014

    Caterham owner Tony Fernandes denied on Tuesday that his group of companies, which includes the struggling Formula One team, was up for sale but said it was seeking new investment. Reports in Malaysia at the weekend had said the AirAsia budget airline boss was seeking to sell the Britishbased team and...
  • Caterham pull out of Formula one test after Kobayashi crash May 14, 2014

    Caterham pulled out of Formula One testing in Barcelona on Wednesday because their car was too badly damaged after Kamui Kobayashi crashed on the opening day. The Japanese smashed into the barriers in the final half hour of testing at the Circuit de Catalunya on Tuesday and the Malaysianowned team said...
  • Technical director Mark Smith leaves Caterham F1 May 10, 2014

    Caterham have parted company with technical director Mark Smith and replaced him with a committee, the Formula One team said on Saturday. The Malaysianowned team, who have struggled to make any impression this season and are last in the standings after four races, said in a statement that Smith had left...
  • Ecclestone says F1 has agreed to two new teams April 6, 2014

    Manama: Formula One has agreed to accept two new teams, including a U.S. entry proposed by NASCAR team owner Gene Haas, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday. "They will be accepted," the Briton told reporters at the Bahrain Grand Prix when asked about Haas's application. "We've also accepted another team...
  • Most of Melbourne problems are resolved, says Renault March 25, 2014

    Most of the engine problems suffered by Renault-powered cars at the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix have been resolved, the manufacturer said on Tuesday ahead of this weekend's race in Malaysia. Renault supplies world champions Red Bull, their sister team Toro Rosso, Lotus and Caterham with the new V6...
  • Caterham sign Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson January 21, 2014

    Formula One tailenders Caterham rang the changes by announcing the return of popular Japanese racer Kamui Kobayashi and arrival of Swedish rookie Marcus Ericsson in an allnew 2014 driver lineup on Tuesday. The longawaited announcement completes the 22man grid for the season starting in Australia in March and marks a fresh...
  • Renault set to power four teams next season June 13, 2013

    Paris: Renault expect to power four Formula One teams next season with Red Bull's two confirmed and Caterham and Lotus set to renew soon, Renault Sport F1 director JeanMichel Jalinier said on Thursday. The French manufacturer, who have helped Red Bull sweep up the last three constructors' titles, will supply the...
  • Heikki Kovalainen returns to Caterham as reserve driver April 17, 2013

    Bahrain: Finnish racing driver Heikki Kovalainen has returned to Caterham and will drive for the Formula 1 team in the first practice sessions in Bahrain and Spain. Kovalainen is rejoining the team as one of the two reserve drivers, alongside Alexander Rossi who moves to Caterham Racing to compete in the...
  • Marussia confirm merger talks with Caterham March 22, 2013

    Malaysia: The Formula One team Marussia has confirmed it has held merger talks with rival Caterham in the latest sign of the financial struggles faced by the smaller teams on the grid. Graeme Lowdon, Marussia president and sporting director, on Friday said "talks too place" but were not ongoing. Caterham also...
  • Caterham appoint Rossi and Qing Hua as F1 reserves March 1, 2013

    Barcelona: Alexander Rossi and Ma Qing Hua have been confirmed as Caterham F1 team's reserves, joining Charles Pic and Giedo van der Garde in the drivers line-up. As reserve driver, Alexander comes with a large amount of experience and success in junior formula. He will continue the development he has...
  • Caterham launch 2013 car in Jerez February 5, 2013

    Jerez: Caterham Formula One team's 2013 car was unveiled in the pitlane of the Circuito de Jerez on day one of the first preseason test. The CT 03 was revealed by the team's drivers Charles Pic and Giedo van der Garde. The car has technical features that distinguish it from its...
  • Crazy that Kovalainen not in F1, says Hamilton February 5, 2013

    Jerez: Heikki Kovalainen deserved to stay in Formula One and Caterham were 'crazy' to discard him, according to the Finn's former teammate Lewis Hamilton. The two friends were together at McLaren in 2008, when the Briton won his world championship, and in 2009 before Kovalainen moved to new entrants Lotus...
  • Marussia more competitive after embracing KERS February 5, 2013

    Jerez, Spain: Formula One tailenders Marussia put themselves on a more level playing field with rivals Caterham on Tuesday while staying silent on their final driver lineup. The Russianlicensed team, who for cost reasons have competed since their debut in 2010 without the KERS energy recovery systems that every other team...
  • Giedo van der Garde to drive for Caterham February 1, 2013

    Amsterdam: Giedo van der Garde will be driving for Caterham in Formula One this season. The Dutchman, who was a test driver for the team last season, joins French driver Charles Pic at the wheel of the team's CT03 race cars, which are to be unveiled next week at preseason...
  • Caterham to launch 2013 car at first test January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Formula 1 team Caterham have confirmed that their 2013 car, CT03, will be unveiled at the start of next month's first preseason test at the Spanish circuit of Jerez. The Renaultpowered machine will be rolled out off the pit lane on the morning of Feb 5, immediately prior to...
  • Future in F1 looking bleak for Petrov January 14, 2013

    Moscow: It is getting difficult by the day for Russian Formula One driver Vitaly Petrov to secure a seat for the 2013 season, his manager said. Petrov, who drove for Caterham in 2012, finished a credible 11th in the seasonending race in Brazil. He joined the team last February to...
  • Di Resta surprised at other driver announcement delay January 12, 2013

    London: Sahara Force India driver Paul Di Resta is surprised that the team is yet to name his teammate for the 2013 Formula One season beginning in March. Force India are lone team which has not officially announced either of their drivers for the upcoming season. Caterham meanwhile have not named...
  • Kovalainen excited at the prospect of Indian GP October 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Finnish Formula 1 driver Heikki Kovalainen said he is excited to race at the Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit Sunday. "It is our second time racing in India. I am excited about getting back there," Kovalainen was quoted as saying on the Formula 1 web site. "Last...
  • Formula One circuit on a break August 7, 2012

    With the London Olympics hogging the limelight all over the world, the Formula One fraternity has decided to take a monthlong break with the next race the Belgian Gran Prix to take place on September 2. An agreement was reached between the 12 teams to send their staff for...
  • We must gain ground on rivals: Vitaly Petrov June 29, 2012

    Silverstone (England): With many teams introducing car upgrades at the next Grand Prix, Caterham driver Vitaly Petrov hoped changes to the car will help gain ground on his rivals. Caterham comes into the July 8 British race on the back of its best performance of the season at the European Grand...
  • Force India to pay $1 million in legal costs May 5, 2012

    London: The Force India Formula One team must pay legal costs of more than $1 million Dollars within two weeks after a copyright case involving rivals Caterham and the operators of an Italian wind tunnel, a judge ruled on Friday. Court sources said Mr Justice Arnold awarded Mike Gascoyne, Caterham's chief...
  • Trulli exit a significant low for F1mad Italy February 18, 2012

    London: Jarno Trulli's abrupt departure from Formula One on Friday triggered no shockwaves around the world, but the Italian's exit was still a significant moment for the glamour sport and the home of Ferrari. Trulli had not scored a point since 2009 and the quality of the Montepulciano d'Abruzzo wines...