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Posted on Saturday, November 15, 2014

Lotterer not aiming for Caterham return

Andre Lotterer says he hasn't been offered a chance to drive for Caterham for the final round of the Formula 1 season in Abu Dhabi - and would reject a seat if he was asked. Three-time Le Mans winner made his Formula 1 debut earlier this season when he replaced Kamui Kobayashi for the Belgian Grand Prix. With Marcus Ericsson having departed the team few days ago, it is still not known who will drive for Caterham at the Yas Marina Circuit next weekend, with […]

Posted on Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Lotterer could return for Caterham at Monza

Mere days before the Italian grand prix, the identity of Caterham's second race driver is still unclear. Reports from Japan suggest Kamui Kobayashi will definitely not be back at the wheel of the car at Monza, having already sat out Spa-Francorchamps. After reigning Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer and his sponsor Hype filled in at Spa, it was expected that Spanish rookie Roberto Merhi and his Russian backers had now put up the rumoured EUR 300,000 for the Monza seat this weekend. But new speculation […]

Posted on Sunday, August 24, 2014

Lotterer hails 'amazing weekend' despite retirement

Andre Lotterer hailed an 'amazing weekend' despite having to retire from the Belgian Grand Prix on the second lap. Lotterer, making his Formula 1 debut with Caterham, qualified in 21st position but suffered a sudden power loss and had to retire the CT05. "I didn’t even get the chance to sweat unfortunately," he said. "I was really looking forward to a good race and I had a good start, but then I went a bit wide at turn 17 and there was a sudden loss […]

Posted on Saturday, August 23, 2014

Lotterer upbeat over debut qualifying run

Andre Lotterer expressed his satisfaction after qualifying in 21st place for his maiden Formula 1 race in Belgium. Lotterer, who joined the team earlier in the week, managed to set a time almost a second faster than Caterham team-mate Marcus Ericsson. "This is definitely a speedy way of learning how to drive an F1 car! Yesterday was dry while today was wet, so all this is now covered and I know exactly what to expect in both those conditions," he said. "I think it was […]

Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014

Albers praises 'extraordinary' Lotterer

Caterham team principal Christijan Albers has praised the progress made by rookie Andre Lotterer during his first day in the car at Spa Francorchamps. Lotterer was drafted in by Caterham to replace Kamui Kobayashi for this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, marking the first time the German has driven a Formula 1 car in over a decade, in order to aid the team with their large upgrade package. Le Mans victor Lotterer ended the day less than a tenth of a second behind team-mate Marcus Ericsson […]

Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Lotterer: Don't expect too much from me!

Formula 1 debutant Andre Lotterer has played down expectations as he prepares for the Belgian Grand Prix weekend with Caterham. Lotterer, who confirmed that he has been in contact with Caterham for the past three weeks, will replace Kamui Kobayashi at the team for this weekend's race, as Caterham prepares to introduce a raft of upgrades to its CT05. Lotterer, a three-time Le Mans winner, says people shouldn't expect too much from him. "The reason I feel ready for it is I still race Super […]

Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lotterer gets Caterham seat for Spa

Caterham has confirmed that three-time Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer will make his Formula 1 debut at this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix. Lotterer, who won the prestigious 24 hour race in 2011, 2012 and 2014, will replace Kamui Kobayashi at the squad for the race at Spa Francorchamps. "I am delighted to be given the opportunity to take part in a Formula 1 race weekend – I want to thank Caterham F1 Team for this chance," said Lotterer. "I'm ready for this challenge and I […]