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Posted on March 5, 2013
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Caterham’s Charles Pic and Giedo van der Garde have declared themselves happy with the 2013 car’s progress after the final test before the season opener in Melbourne. While last year’s driver line-up of Heikki Kovalainen and Vitaly Petrov had seven years of Formula 1 experience between them, Pic and van der Garde have just one. Caterham, meanwhile, have yet to score a point since joining the sport in 2010. But last month team principal Cyril Abiteboul said he believed the fresh line-up would revitalise the team for their fourth season. And after the last of three winter tests, both drivers More…

Posted on March 5, 2013
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Caterham have strengthened their technical team by appointing Hari Roberts as the team’s head of aerodynamics. Roberts, who has worked for Jordan, Renault and Lotus, has aerodynamics, trackside and simulation experience. Caterham have finished 10th in the constructors’ championship each year since joining the sport in 2010, and have failed to score a point, however, Roberts’ recruitment is a sign of a continued push to close the gap to the midfield. Roberts will work closely with technical director Mark Smith, who he worked with at Jordan and Renault, and performance director John Iley. Smith said: “He gives us more senior More…

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Posted on February 20, 2013
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David Cameron has made a visit to Caterham’s Leafield Technical Centre, which is located in the British Prime Minister’s constituency of Witney. The team, which finished 10th in the constructors’ championship last season, moved its factory based from Norfolk to the Oxfordshire site in August 2012. There are also plans to move the Caterham Group’s roadcar division – Caterham Cars – to the Leafield base, which should create more jobs in the area. The Prime Minister was given a tour of the factory, visiting the workshops and race bays, meeting employees and inspecting the team’s cars. He said: “This is More…



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