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Caterham delay Jerez launch

  • Published on 28 Jan 2014 13:34
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  • By: Tom Brooks
The Malaysian-owned Caterham Formula 1 team have delayed their launch of the CT03.

The car was due to be launched at 8.45am this morning, however they are claiming that they are having issues 'bolting it together'. We assume this means that they are having issues fitting the Renault power unit, although there has been no official announcement made.




The 1.6 litre V6 Turbocharged unit is new for 2014, with all cars having to run it for the season ahead. The Renault powerhouse will also be used by Toro Rosso and Red Bull, who are present at the test. The Enstone-based Lotus team will also use the unit, however they will be absent this week.

Caterham have signed Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson as their race drivers for 2014, with Giedo van der Garde and Alexander Rossi taking up the test driver roles. No announcement has been made for who will be the first to pilot the car.

Tom Brooks
F1 Editor



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