Abiteboul confirms Pic departure

By on Monday, January 20, 2014
Caterham F1 Team

Caterham F1 Team

Caterham team principal Cyril Abiteboul has confirmed that Charles Pic has left the team.

Pic raced for Caterham in 2013 and originally joined them on a multi-year deal.

Pic made his Formula 1 debut for Marussia in 2012 before switching to Caterham in 2013.

"Charles, unfortunately will not be with us next year," Abiteboul told French media outlet Infosport+.

"It is unfortunate that the partnership between Caterham and Charles ends."

"However, personally, I want to thank Charles for the job he has done last year. "

Caterham is close to announcing their 2014 line-up, with Kamui Kobayashi strongly linked with a Formula 1 return.

GP2 racer Marcus Ericsson is tipped to join the team, with 2013 driver Giedo van der Garde's sponsors having been removed from Caterham's website.

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