Caterham failed to realise the hoped for performance at China. On top of that, Kamui Kobayashi was also robbed of 17th place as the chequered flag was waved a lap too early, nullifying Kamui's pass on Bianchi in the final lap.
Caterham's Kamui Kobayashi and Markus Ericsson qualified 18th and 20th respectively for tomorrow's Grand Prix. Both were relatively satisfied with their performances and hope to keep their direct rivals behind until the finish line.
As I mentioned the other day, the small teams in Formula 1 are becoming rather more active as they struggle to survive without a cost cap. The four Caterham, Force India, Marussia and Sauber, wrote to the FIA last week saying that they want to have a voice in decision-making and hinting that the F1 […]
Caterham F1 man Marcus Ericsson out to repeat the sort of performance he displayed at Sepang and finish the flyaways positively in China next weekend
Kamui Kobayashi looking for better race in China, says the Caterham F1 team is working as hard as possible to achieve that.
Kamui Kobayashi looking for better race in China, says the Caterham F1 team is working as hard as possible to achieve that.
Kamui Kobayashi is hoping upgrades Caterham is bringing to Shanghai can help it fight back against Marussia in its personal battle at the foot of the constructors’ championship
After a scintillating, breathless race in Bahrain, the F1 community travels east once more for the fourth round of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 UBS Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai discuss their prospects for the event
After a scintillating, breathless race in Bahrain, the F1 community travels east once more for the fourth round of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 UBS Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai discuss their prospects for the event
Kamui Kobayashi has won the hearts of F1 fans around the world with his aggressive driving style and affable personality. In the latest instalment of our series that aims to help you get to know the world’s greatest drivers a little better, we asked Caterham’s Japanese ace to think back and remember some of the ‘firsts’ in his life
2014 Bahrain in-season test: April 8-9, 2014 PIRELLI COMPLETES FIRST IN-SEASON TEST USING 2014 CARS CATERHAM, MERCEDES AND WILLIAMS EACH DEVOTE A DAY OF TESTING TO PIRELLI, TRYING OUT TYRES FOR 2015 HAMILTON SETS FASTEST TIME ON NEW PIRELLI EXPERIMENTAL TYRE Sakhir, 9 aprile 2014 – Pirelli has completed the first in-season test using the current 2014 cars: an innovation for this year designed to help the Italian tyre-maker develop suitable tyres for the latest-generation Formula One cars. A total of eight new constructions and six new compounds were tested during the two days: split between Caterham on Tuesday then Mercedes and Williams on Wednesday. Only one variable was tested at a time, so if a new compound was being tested, then the construction would be the current one (and vice versa).
The first in-season test of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship begins in Bahrain on Tuesday, with a number of rookies set to take on driving duties during the two-day session. McLaren reserve Stoffel Vandoorne gets his first F1 outing, fresh from his GP2 debut win at Sakhir at the weekend; 2012 Formula Renault 3.5 champion Robin Frijns will drive for Caterham; and 18-year-old Sergey Sirotkin will be at the wheel for Sauber
The first in-season test of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship begins in Bahrain on Tuesday, with a number of rookies set to take on driving duties during the two-day session. McLaren reserve Stoffel Vandoorne gets his first F1 outing, fresh from his GP2 debut win at Sakhir at the weekend; 2012 Formula Renault 3.5 champion Robin Frijns will drive for Caterham; and 18-year-old Sergey Sirotkin will be at the wheel for Sauber
2014 Bahrain Grand Prix – Race MIXED TYRE STRATEGIES AND SAFETY CAR CENTRAL TO LEAD BATTLES PERFORMANCE GAP BETWEEN MEDIUM AND SOFT TYRES DROPS AS TRACK TEMPERATURES FALL DURING THE EVENING RACE FROM TUESDAY, CATERHAM, MERCEDES AND WILLIAMS WILL TEST TYRES FOR PIRELLI IN BAHRAIN Sakhir, April 6, 2014 – Tyre strategy was central to one of the most closely fought grands prix in recent history, with a thrilling finale set up by a safety car when there were just 10 laps left to go. After the restart, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton led on the medium tyre from his team mate Nico Rosberg, who used a different two-stop strategy to finish the race on the faster soft tyre. Despite having a tyre that was theoretically slower, Hamilton was able to hold off Rosberg – who set the fastest lap – to take back-to-back victories
Kamui Kobayashi was the only man at the finish today for Caterham F1 as he finished the Bahrain GP in 15th place. Team mate Marcus Ericsson stopped earlier with an oil leak on his Renault engine.
Caterham at least got one up on McLaren and Sauber as one of their drivers, Kamui Kobayashi, actually saw the finish line…
Caterham drivers Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson qualified 19th and 21st respectively for tomorrow's Bahrain Grand Prix. Both men will however move up a place on the grid thanks to a 5-place grid penalty for Sauber's Adrian Sutil.
Key practice points: F1 back in Bahrain after two pre-season tests For first time in its history, Bahrain Grand Prix will be run in night conditions under floodlights. FP2 was therefore run after dark Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo finishes FP2 in fourth, with Sebastian Vettel 7th Scuderia Toro Rosso continue top 10 pace Lotus F1 Team completes significant mileage Lots of laps on the board for Caterham F1 Team; overall Renault powered cars complete 429 laps of the (…) – Press Releases
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Drivers – Jules Bianchi (Marussia), Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso), Marcus Ericsson (Caterham), Nico Hulkenberg (Force India), Jenson Button (McLaren), Romain Grosjean (Lotus)
Kamui Kobayashi says he is excited to see how new parts perform for Caterham at the Bahrain Grand Prix, having been developed in the Toyota windtunnel
Caterham is now able to focus on set-up and development work after proving its 2014 Formula 1 car is reliable with a double finish in the Malaysian Grand Prix.
The Formula One paddock heads rapidly from the Far East to the Middle East this weekend and Sakhir’s Bahrain International Circuit, which this year hosts its very first F1 night race. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix discuss their prospects
Robin Frijns will turn his first wheel on an F1 weekend at Bahrain by driving the Caterham CT05 during FP1.
Caterham test and reserve driver Robert Frijns will make his first official Grand Prix weekend appearance this Friday when he takes part in opening practice in Bahrain. Frijns will also drive for the team in next week’s post-race test in Sakhir. The 22-year-old Dutchman, a three-time Formula Renault 3.5 champion, tested for Caterham earlier this year
Robin Frijns will have his first Formula 1 outing during a grand prix weekend with Caterham when he drives in first practice in Bahrain
BBC F1 pit lane reporter Tom Clarkson goes behind the scenes in the Caterham garage as they prepare to leave Malaysia for Bahrain.
BBC F1 pit lane reporter Tom Clarkson goes behind the scenes in the Caterham garage as they prepare to leave Malaysia for Bahrain.
P ZERO WHITE MEDIUM AND P ZERO YELLOW SOFT TYRES FOR ONE OF THE MOST SEVERE CIRCUITS OF THE YEAR IN TERMS OF TARMAC ROUGHNESS TEMPERATURE DROP OF 15 DEGREES POSSIBLE THROUGHOUT THE EVENING RACE FIRST IN-SEASON TEST OF THE YEAR STRAIGHT AFTER BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX: CATERHAM, MERCEDES AND WILLIAMS WILL EACH DEVOTE ONE DAY TO TYRE TESTING Pirelli, along with all the Formula teams, tested at the Sakhir circuit twice in the build-up to the season – so this should be a circuit that everybody knows well. However, to celebrate its 10th anniversary, the race has been given a 6pm start time for the first time in its history, meaning that it will start at sunset and end in full darkness: a bit like the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. This will have an important effect on the behaviour of the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft tyres that have been nominated for the race.
Giedo van der Garde will make his debut for Sauber in the first practice session of this weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. The Dutchman spent his rookie 2013 season competing with Caterham – taking a best result of 14th at the Hungaroring – but was not retained and elected to join Sauber as their test and reserve driver
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Caterham enjoyed a trouble free race and finished the weekend with Kamui Kobayashi in 13th place and Marcus Ericsson in 14th. The result is a boost for the team after various problems earlier during the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend.
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Caterham had no reason to be happy after another troubled qualifying session. Kamui Kobayashi encountered further technical issues that limited his running while Marcus Ericsson made his the barriers due to a mistake on his final flying lap.
Caterham’s Marcus Ericsson gets out of shape on the exit of Turn Three and runs onto the grass, before clattering into the barrier and spinning across the track.
Lewis Hamilton claimed a second successive wet-weather pole position – equalling the 46-year-old British F1 pole record in the process – to provide the platform to ignite his 2014 season in the Malaysia GP.
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Key practice points: The opening day of practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix got underway today with two 90 minute sessions Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel recorded the third quickest time of the day, 0.061secs from the fastest time, with Daniel Ricciardo in the top ten Scuderia Toro Rosso complete just under two race distances over two sessions, on the pace of the top ten Top 12 cars in FP2 separated by just one second Solid day for Marcus Ericsson at Caterham F1 Team (…) – News
Team Representatives – Federico Gastaldi (Lotus), Paul Hembery (Pirelli), Graeme Lowdon (Marussia), Cyril Abiteboul (Caterham), Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber), Franz Tost (Toro Rosso) Q: Cyril, can I begin with you? You did a lot of mileage in the pre-season testing but it’s not been so good when it’s come to the actual action
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The 28-year-old, who cruised home 26 seconds clear of the field, added: “Let’s not get ahead of ourselves that’s why its better to remain cautious.”
Friday FIA press conference from Malaysia with Federico Gastaldi (Lotus), Paul Hembery (Pirelli), Graeme Lowdon (Marussia), Cyril Abiteboul (Caterham), Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber) and Franz Tost (Toro Rosso).
The Mercedes technical director ruled out a re-design to bring back the roaring era of the V10 or V8 that fans are calling for
Drivers – Kamui Kobayashi (Caterham), Pastor Maldonado (Lotus), Daniil Kvyat (Toro Rosso), Valtteri Bottas (Williams), Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari), Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) Q: Valtteri, we’ll start with you. Quite a race in Australia, 15th to sixth, hit the wall, back down to 15th, back up to sixth again, very eventful. But what do you think was possible that day?
Caterham F1 Team’s Kamui Kobayashi got in some early racing practice at the Sepang Circuit yesterday as he took the brand new Renault Clio RS for laps of a specially built track on the outside of the Grand Prix facility. Just days before the second race of the year, the Malaysian Grand Prix, Kamui had the honour of launching the model to the Malaysian market, and gave some lucky local Malaysian media, dealers and Renault customers demonstration laps round the twisty karting circuit. (…) – News
F1 new boy Marcus Ericsson insists that he can’t wait to get started on round two of the 2014 season at Caterham’s second home in Malaysia.
Caterham’s Kamui Kobayashi is hoping for a better weekend all round as the F1 schedule heads for Malaysia next weekend.
The last day of the Bahrain GP2 test saw Britain’s Jon Lancaster (MP Motorsport) come out on top of the time sheets less than a tenth of a second over Alexander Rossi (Caterham). Williams test driver Felipe Nasr was third ahead of McLaren counterpart Stoffel Vandoorne. They were followed by Daniel Abt (Hilmer Motorsport) and […]
Having dusted themselves off after Australia’s season opener, the F1 teams regroup in the heat of Kuala Lumpur next weekend, where the challenge of the Sepang International Circuit awaits. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix discuss their prospects