Abu Dhabi

Last Race: 23rd Nov Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Lewis Hamilton
2 Felipe Massa
3 Valtteri Bottas

Caterham duo safe if they perform

Sunday 10th August 2014

 RSS

Share:

Caterham duo safe if they perform

Caterham duo safe if they perform

New Caterham team boss Christijan Albers says as long as his drivers perform they will see out the rest of this season.

Earlier this year, Tony Fernandes sold the Caterham Formula 1 team to a consortium of Swiss and Middle Eastern investors.

The sale saw former F1 driver Albers named as the new team boss while Colin Kolles was appointed in an advisory role.

The change has already resulted in some staff changes with 40 members made redundant in what has now become a legal matter.

Asked about the redundancies, Albers told GPUpdate.net: "I do not want to comment much on this, because it is a sensitive issue

"What I would like to say is that we applied a new structure to the team, in which I am very confident, with John Iley as Technical Director, Keith Barclay as Chief Designer and Miodrag Kotur as Team Manager, beside myself.

"I think this team can be very successful and this is, in my opinion, the most important thing."

In remains to be seen whether Caterham will continue with Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson with rumours claiming that neither driver is safe.

"It's very simple," Albers said. "As long as the drivers are performing, they will stay in the car."

As for the team's future line-up, the Dutch team boss admits his involvement could be good news for reserve driver Robin Frijns.

"Of course, I have more of a feeling for a Dutch driver," he said.

"Let's just say that Robin can still improve in many ways. I think he should focus even better on that. I have not seen him in the car enough to say more about him. We'll see what the future brings."

Vettel's Maiden Ferrari Run

Editor's Picks

Looking Forward To 2015

Looking Forward To 2015

There's only 87 days to the next grand prix in Melbourne, and already PF1 is looking forward to the season ahead...

McLaren Made Right Choice

McLaren Made Right Choice

McLaren have finally announced they are retaining Jenson Button for 2015. Here are ten reasons why they made the right choice...

PF1 Prediction Results

PF1 Prediction Results

The results are in and Frank Hopkinson turns into an oracle with his scary prediction about safety in F1...

Ten Best Drives Of 2014

Ten Best Drives Of 2014

Andrew Davies looks at the outstanding race performances this season, not always by drivers who made it onto the podium...

Ten Stupid Moments

Ten Stupid Moments

We've had our fair share of stupid moments in F1 this year and Andrew Davies has rounded up some of the best (or worst)...