Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson will race in Formula One for Caterham F1 Team with Robin Frijns and Alexander Rossi as Reserve Drivers aterham F1 Team
Caterham has confirmed its 2014 driver line-ups with the announcement that Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson will race in F1, with Robin Frijns and Alexander Rossi as reserve drivers. Rossi will continue to compete in GP2 teamed with Rio Haryanto from Indonesia. Kobayashi has confirmed that money from his Kamui Support programme will go to […]
F1: Kamui Kobayashi to return with Caterham and will be joined bu Marcus Ericsson in all-new driver line-up
Caterham will field an all-new driver line-up this year after confirming that Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi and Swedish rookie Marcus Ericsson will spearhead their 2014 campaign. The news means that all of the available seats on the 2014 grid have now been filled, leaving Caterham’s 2013 race drivers, Charles Pic and Giedo van der Garde, and test driver Heikki Kovalainen without race drives
Giedo van der Garde has joined Sauber as its test and reserve driver for the 2014 season, the Swiss team announced on Tuesday. The news confirms the 27-year-old Dutchman’s exit from Caterham, the squad with whom he spent his rookie season in 2013
Reigning world champions Red Bull will join Mercedes, Caterham and Williams in unveiling their new car, the Renault-powered RB10, on the first morning of the Jerez test on January 28. The Adrian Newey-penned car, which will be driven by four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel and his new team mate Daniel Ricciardo, will be rolled out into the Spanish circuit’s pitlane at 0840 CET for a photo call ahead of a normal day of testing
With the recent announcement that Kamui Kobayashi will return to F1 to partner Swedish rookie Marcus Ericsson at Caterham, the 2014 grid is now complete. Ericsson will be one of three rookies this year, the others being Denmark’s Kevin Magnussen at McLaren and Russia’s Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso
Three teams have confirmed they will attend the first pre-season test of 2014 in Jerez, which starts on 28 January, but the suggestion is that there might not be too many more joining them. Mercedes, Caterham and Williams will be in Spain for the four-day test, as they look to gain crucial mileage with their new cars following a big change to the regulations.
Marussia have confirmed an unchanged driver line-up for 2014 after today announcing that Max Chilton will retain his seat alongside Jules Bianchi. This makes Caterham the only team yet to confirm their drivers with Charles Pic, Giedo van der Garde and GP2′s Marcus Ericsson the leading contenders. For Chilton, who set a record in his rookie season last year of completing every race had a question mark surrounding his 2014 plans given his financial backing and the opportunity to change teams.
Formula One racing’s governing body, the FIA, has published the entry list for the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship, revealing the race number each driver has chosen to use for the remainder of his F1 career under revised regulations for the new season. The list also includes Max Chilton as Marussia’s second driver, leaving Caterham as the only team to finalise their 2014 line-up
Caterham have announced that they will unveil their Renault-powered 2014 car on the morning of January 28, the first day of pre-season testing, in Jerez. As well as the four-day Spanish session, the team confirmed they will also attend the other two pre-season tests in Bahrain, the first of which runs from February 19-22
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