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Posted on April 17, 2013

Caterham F1 Team has announced a restructuring of its drivers with former racer Heikki Kovalainen coming back into the team, initially to drive in Friday morning practices at Grands Prix and to give technical feedback on Caterham’s new technical package due in Barcelona. Reserve driver Alexander Rossi will move over to race in GP2 for Caterham Racing, taking the seat of Ma Qing Hua. Kovalainen raced for Caterham for three seasons, but left the team at the end of 2012 as it took on two young drivers with budgets, Charles Pic and Guido van der Garde. Kovalainen’s presence will increase More…

Posted on April 11, 2013

Ma Qing Ha will become the first Chinese driver to compete in his home grand prix weekend, when he replaces Charles Pic in first practice on Friday for the Chinese Grand Prix. The 25-year-old has competed in four practice sessions previously with HRT, but this will be his first outing since signing for Caterham as reserve driver. Ma, along with race driver Giedo van der Garde, will be working on handling and set-up issues which Pic says the team have struggled with in the opening two races of the season. Pic, who will back in the car from second practice More…

Posted on March 25, 2013

Caterham team principal Cyril Abiteboul says he is happy with the team’s progress at this stage of the season after they scored a double-finish in the Malaysian Grand Prix. The Leafield-based team, who are already putting a lot of work into their 2014 machine, are running a hybrid car for the first three races, before introducing some updates in Bahrain. Charles Pic finished 14th, one place ahead of team-mate Giedo van der Garde in the team’s home race at Sepang. “Having both cars finish the first two races, including our home race in Malaysia, is a fair reward for the More…

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