Caterham have confirmed they will remain in Abu Dhabi for the post-season test which begins tomorrow, with Will Stevens driving.
The team returned to F1 at the final race of the season having missed the previous two rounds after they went into administration. However they intend to participate in the final two-day test of 2014.
“We have shown the world we are still a functioning F1 team,” said administrator and team principal Finbarr O’Connell.
“The F1 community have been so supportive of us both at the track and in the media,” he added.
O’Connell said he is still in discussion with potential buyers for the team. “Showcasing Caterham F1 at Abu Dhabi has shown prospective purchasers the spirit and commitment of our race team which is the ‘human engine’ of the team.”
Stevens finished his first F1 race in 17th position while Kobayashi retired with 13 laps to go. His test will include evaluating Pirelli’s 2015-specification tyres.
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5 comments on “Caterham to test in Abu Dhabi with Stevens”
24th November 2014, 16:05
But they fired all design staff so will be months behind schedule even if they do find a buyer!
24th November 2014, 17:12
The Caterham actually looks quite nice in that photo, since you can’t really make out the nose. Hope to see them back on the grid next season.
24th November 2014, 18:25
I’m pleasantly surprised by this. But I don’t know how likely it is we’ll see them beyond this week…
24th November 2014, 20:27
I think this is thanks to the money Will Stevens himself have brought to Caterham.
24th November 2014, 20:28
So that’s what they saved the fuel for ?!
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