Caterham F1 buyers threaten to quit

Caterham F1 buyers threaten to quit

Caterham's buyers have warned they could be forced to step away from the Formula 1 team, claiming that Tony Fernandes still owns the Leafield-based outfit after failing to transfer the relevant shares. Read more…

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  1. Wednesday 22 October 2014

  2. Caterham F1 buyers threaten to quit 19:37

    Caterham F1 buyers threaten to quit

    Caterham's buyers have warned they could be forced to step away from the Formula 1 team, claiming that Tony Fernandes still owns the Leafield-based outfit...

    F1
  3. Friday 4 July 2014

  4. Kobayashi thanks Fernandes for opportunity 07:30

    Kobayashi thanks Fernandes for opportunity

    Caterham driver Kamui Kobayashi has thanked Tony Fernandes for providing him with the opportunity to return to Formula 1, in the wake of the Malaysian...

    F1
  5. Wednesday 2 July 2014

  6. Fernandes sells Caterham F1 Team 15:13

    Fernandes sells Caterham F1 Team

    Tony Fernandes and his partners have sold the Caterham F1 Team to a consortium of Swiss and Middle Eastern investors, advised by former F1 Team Principal...

    F1
  7. Caterham silent on Albers CEO rumours 09:45

    Caterham silent on Albers CEO rumours

    Caterham has refused to comment on reports that former Formula 1 driver Christijan Albers has been appointed as CEO of the team when quizzed on the matter...

    F1
  8. Friday 27 June 2014

  9. Caterham boss Fernandes hints at F1 exit 17:14

    Caterham boss Fernandes hints at F1 exit

    Caterham owner Tony Fernandes has dropped a firm hint that he is looking to leave Formula 1, with his team languishing at the bottom of the championship...

    F1
  10. Tuesday 27 May 2014

  11. Fernandes: Caterham Group is not for sale 19:27

    Fernandes: Caterham Group is not for sale

    Tony Fernandes has spoken out to clarify that he is not looking to sell the Caterham Group, which includes the Caterham Formula 1 Team, following reports to...

    F1
  12. Monday 26 May 2014

  13. 'Fernandes trying to sell Caterham F1' 14:16

    'Fernandes trying to sell Caterham F1'

    Tony Fernandes is looking to sell the Caterham F1 Team and the other Caterham subsidiaries, it has been reported. According to Malaysian newspaper, The...

    F1
  14. Sunday 9 February 2014

  15. Caterham: Kovalainen hurt by Lotus stint 16:03

    Caterham: Kovalainen hurt by Lotus stint

    Heikki Kovalainen's trying two-race stint for Lotus at the end of last year hindered his chances of securing a race seat with Caterham for the upcoming F1...

    F1
  16. Wednesday 22 January 2014

  17. Fernandes: 2014 the final chance for Caterham 01:00

    Fernandes: 2014 the final chance for Caterham

    Caterham owner Tony Fernandes has described 2014 as "the final chance" for the team to make progress, admitting that another year at the back of the grid...

    F1
  18. Tuesday 24 December 2013

  19. Fernandes worried about F1's financial situation 09:15

    Fernandes worried about F1's financial situation

    Caterham Formula 1 team owner Tony Fernandes has said Formula 1 is currently in a cost crisis. According to the Malaysian business man the sport might look...

    F1
  20. Wednesday 27 November 2013

  21. French government honours Fernandes 10:50

    French government honours Fernandes

    Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of AirAsia and Co-Chairman of Caterham Group, has been conferred with the Commander of the Legion d'Honneur award by the French...

    F1
  22. Friday 24 May 2013

  23. Caterham to retain Renault engines in 2014 20:08

    Caterham to retain Renault engines in 2014

    Caterham has confirmed that its cars will again be powered by Renault engines in 2014, the Leafield-based outfit opting to remain with the French...

    F1
  24. Sunday 12 May 2013

  25. Branson finally dons stewardess overalls 10:14

    Branson finally dons stewardess overalls

    Virgin boss Richard Branson has acted upon the bet he placed with Tony Fernandes three years ago, with the British entrepreneur acting as a stewardess and...

    F1
  26. Thursday 18 April 2013

  27. Kovalainen hopes new role leads to more 15:19

    Kovalainen hopes new role leads to more

    Heikki Kovalainen is hoping that his new Caterham reserve role will put him in a much stronger position to land a full-time return in the future, with the...

    F1
  28. Monday 8 April 2013

  29. Date finalised for Branson stewardess bet 10:10

    Date finalised for Branson stewardess bet

    Virgin founder Richard Branson will fulfil a long-standing bet with fellow airline boss Tony Fernandes when he acts as a stewardess on an AirAsia flight on...

    F1
  30. Wednesday 19 December 2012

  31. Branson to be stewardess on AirAsia flight 14:09

    Branson to be stewardess on AirAsia flight

    Virgin boss Richard Branson will honour his bet with former Caterham Team Principal Tony Fernandes next year, acting as a stewardess on an AirAsia flight in...

    F1
  32. Thursday 8 November 2012

  33. Abiteboul replaces Fernandes as Caterham Team Principal 11:11

    Abiteboul replaces Fernandes as Caterham Team Principal

    Caterham has officially confirmed that Cyril Abiteboul has replaced Tony Fernandes as Team Principal. Having joined as CEO in September, the Frenchman now...

    F1
  34. Tuesday 6 November 2012

  35. ‘Fernandes to step down as Caterham Team Principal’ 16:48

    ‘Fernandes to step down as Caterham Team Principal’

    Tony Fernandes is to resign as Team Principal of the Caterham F1 team, Autosport and Autocar have revealed in a joint exclusive article. The Malaysian...

    F1
  36. Friday 21 September 2012

  37. Renault’s Cyril Abiteboul to become Caterham CEO 15:37

    Renault’s Cyril Abiteboul to become Caterham CEO

    Caterham has signed Cyril Abiteboul as the team’s new CEO, responsible for all of the outfit’s on and off-track operations. Currently Deputy Managing Dir...

    F1
  38. Tuesday 17 July 2012

  39. Caterham all set for move to Leafield 10:07

    Caterham all set for move to Leafield

    Hundreds of people are preparing for a move from Norfolk to Oxfordshire, as around 200 Caterham F1 and GP2 staff are relocating to their new factory some...

    F1
  40. Thursday 31 May 2012

  41. Caterham not taking Monaco result for granted 14:00

    Caterham not taking Monaco result for granted

    Crucially, Caterham retook tenth position in the Constructors’ Championship as Heikki Kovalainen finished 13th in Monaco last Sunday. Back at the s...

    F1
  42. Thursday 17 May 2012

  43. Russian helicopter company boosts Petrov chances 14:41

    Russian helicopter company boosts Petrov chances

    Vitaly Petrov has been given an added push for retaining his Caterham seat ahead of the 2013 season, with the English team having signed a new deal with...

    F1
  44. Thursday 29 March 2012

  45. Fernandes: Trulli was coming to end of his time 14:25

    Fernandes: Trulli was coming to end of his time

    Tony Fernandes has shared his side of the story regarding the decision to drop Jarno Trulli at Caterham for the 2012 Formula 1 season. The Italian tested...

    F1
  46. Tuesday 13 March 2012

  47. Caterham announces corporate deal with Visa 09:46

    Caterham announces corporate deal with Visa

    Newly-named Caterham F1 has announced a commercial link-up with Visa prior to the start of the 2012 Formula 1 season in Melbourne. The credit card company...

    F1
  48. Friday 9 March 2012

  49. Rossi joins Caterham as test driver 13:28

    Rossi joins Caterham as test driver

    American racer Alexander Rossi has joined Caterham F1 as a test driver for the 2012 campaign, joining full time drivers Heikki Kovalainen and Vitaly Petrov...

    F1
  50. Monday 20 February 2012

  51. Caterham announces first Russian sponsor 10:22

    Caterham announces first Russian sponsor

    Following the recruitment of Vitaly Petrov last week, Caterham has named its first Russian sponsor. Sibur, the country’s largest petrochemical company, c...

    F1
  52. Friday 17 February 2012

  53. Trulli: I understand the team’s decision 10:21

    Trulli: I understand the team’s decision

    Jarno Trulli was gracious on Friday, with his Formula 1 career having ended as Caterham confirmed that he had been replaced for the 2012 season by Vitaly...

    F1
  54. Petrov replaces Trulli at Caterham 10:04

    Petrov replaces Trulli at Caterham

    Vitaly Petrov has secured a drive with Caterham for the upcoming F1 season, joining Heikki Kovalainen as Jarno Trulli is ousted from the sport. Along with...

    F1
  55. Wednesday 15 February 2012

  56. Arden partners Caterham for Formula Renault 3.5 10:00

    Arden partners Caterham for Formula Renault 3.5

    Arden and Caterham, respective outfits headed up by Formula 1 Team Principals Christian Horner and Tony Fernandes, are linking up for an assault of the 2012...

    FR 3.5
  57. Friday 27 January 2012

  58. Fernandes: Scoring points has to be the aim 02:00

    Fernandes: Scoring points has to be the aim

    The first World Championship points for Caterham must be the chief goal of 2012. That is according to Team Principal Tony Fernandes, who is now taking the...

    F1
  59. Wednesday 18 January 2012

  60. Caterham confirms move to Oxfordshire 10:01

    Caterham confirms move to Oxfordshire

    Now that its ties with the Lotus name are broken, the newly-named Caterham outfit has confirmed that it is relocating its Formula 1 and GP2 teams to...

    F1
  61. Monday 28 November 2011

  62. Caterham Group unveils plans for 2012 year 09:04

    Caterham Group unveils plans for 2012 year

    The Caterham Group has divulged its plans for 2012, including those for the Caterham Formula 1 and GP2 teams. In April this year, Tony Fernandes purchased...

    F1
  63. Sunday 27 November 2011

  64. Fernandes ‘almost in tears’ as Lotus clinches tenth 19:18

    Fernandes ‘almost in tears’ as Lotus clinches tenth

    Tony Fernandes was naturally thrilled by Team Lotus’ conclusion to the Brazilian Grand Prix, with the result confirming that the squad soon to be known as C...

    F1
  65. Thursday 13 October 2011

  66. Fernandes: Lotus naming row not tenable 12:12

    Fernandes: Lotus naming row not tenable

    Tony Fernandes has reiterated that the current naming row involving the ‘Lotus’ brand is not acceptable, amid continuous speculation that his team will be re...

    F1
  67. Thursday 29 September 2011

  68. Fernandes: Lotus staying with Renault for new era 11:12

    Fernandes: Lotus staying with Renault for new era

    Tony Fernandes, Team Principal of Lotus, has said that his outfit will continue to be powered by Renault Sport engines when the new regulations come into...

    F1
  69. Sunday 25 September 2011

  70. Lotus extends Renault engine deal to 2013 11:11

    Lotus extends Renault engine deal to 2013

    Team Lotus and has extended its engine supply deal with Renault Sport F1 for a further year, meaning the two parties will be together until the current...

    F1
  71. Monday 12 September 2011

  72. Fernandes expecting Chandhok to race in India 09:50

    Fernandes expecting Chandhok to race in India

    Tony Fernandes, Team Principal for Lotus, hopes Karun Chandhok does race at next month’s inaugural Indian Grand Prix. At present, Narain Karthikeyan is the o...

    F1
  73. Wednesday 7 September 2011

  74. Rossi receives extra backing from AirAsia 08:43

    Rossi receives extra backing from AirAsia

    American Formula Renault 3.5 driver Alexander Rossi has received added sponsorship from airline AirAsia, owned by Team Lotus Formula 1 boss Tony Fernandes....

    FR 3.5
  75. Wednesday 24 August 2011

  76. Asmat becomes Fernandes’ Group CEO 08:56

    Asmat becomes Fernandes’ Group CEO

    Team Lotus owner Tony Fernandes, along with fellow shareholders Kamarudin Meranun and SM Nasarudin, have confirmed that Riad Asmat has been promoted to the...

    F1
  77. Tuesday 23 August 2011

  78. 'Lotus turned down McLaren partnership' 09:44

    'Lotus turned down McLaren partnership'

    Team Lotus declined an offer to move into a technical partnership with McLaren, in accordance with Finnish publication Turun Sanomat. Instead, Team...

    F1
  79. Monday 25 July 2011

  80. Chandhok expecting more Lotus races 15:56

    Chandhok expecting more Lotus races

    Following his Team Lotus debut at the Nürburgring on Sunday, Karun Chandhok is positive that he will be enjoying more outings for Tony Fernandes’ squad. In t...

    F1
  81. Thursday 21 July 2011

  82. Lotus: Trulli’s contract to be extended 10:15

    Lotus: Trulli’s contract to be extended

    Although Jarno Trulli will be missing this weekend’s German Grand Prix, Lotus Team Principal Tony Fernandes insists that the Italian will be remaining with t...

    F1
  83. Chandhok replaces Trulli for German Grand Prix 10:02

    Chandhok replaces Trulli for German Grand Prix

    Team Lotus has made the surprise announcement that Jarno Trulli will be replaced by reserve driver Karun Chandhok for this weekend’s German Grand Prix. In a...

    F1
  84. Monday 4 July 2011

  85. Lotus to run with Caterham logos 15:31

    Lotus to run with Caterham logos

    It has been confirmed by Team Lotus that the cars of Heikki Kovalainen and Jarno Trulli will be clad in the logos of Caterham from the British Grand Prix...

    F1
  86. Tuesday 14 June 2011

  87. Team Lotus joins forces with GE 19:19

    Team Lotus joins forces with GE

    Team Lotus has announced a new deal with global technology and infrastructure company General Electric (GE), adding to its current list of worldwide...

    F1
  88. Monday 13 June 2011

  89. Team Lotus to use Williams wind tunnel 23:36

    Team Lotus to use Williams wind tunnel

    Team Lotus has confirmed late on Monday that it will be expanding its aerodynamics programme by using one of Williams' wind tunnels from September onwards. T...

    F1
  90. Friday 3 June 2011

  91. Fernandes serious about buying West Ham 09:12

    Fernandes serious about buying West Ham

    Entrepreneur Tony Fernandes, owner of airline AirAsia and the Team Lotus Formula 1 outfit, has insisted that plans to add West Ham United Football Club to...

    F1
  92. Friday 27 May 2011

  93. Court allows Fernandes to keep Team Lotus name 14:30

    Court allows Fernandes to keep Team Lotus name

    Team Lotus’ name has been declared legal by the High Court on Friday, confirming that the Tony Fernandes-run outfit holds full rights to the brand o...

    F1
  94. Wednesday 27 April 2011

  95. Team Lotus buys Caterham Cars 11:07

    Team Lotus buys Caterham Cars

    Team Lotus Enterprise has announced that it has fully purchased British sportscar maker Caterham Cars. The buyout has been performed by Tony Fernandes,...

    F1
  96. Friday 22 April 2011

  97. Team Lotus rumoured to be set for Caterham takeover 10:16

    Team Lotus rumoured to be set for Caterham takeover

    Team Lotus could be on the verge of a tie-up with British sportscar maker Caterham, it is being speculated. Sky News and Autosport have both reported that...

    F1
  98. Tuesday 12 April 2011

  99. Richard Branson stewardess flight rebooked 09:40

    Richard Branson stewardess flight rebooked

    Tony Fernandes has confirmed a new date for the much-awaited flight which will see Virgin entrepreneur Richard Branson dress up as a stewardess. On-board...

    F1
  100. Friday 8 April 2011

  101. Dell becomes Team Lotus technology partner 05:44

    Dell becomes Team Lotus technology partner

    Team Lotus has announced a new technology partnership with US-based Computer Systems company Dell, with the brand set to make its first appearance on the...

    F1
  102. Saturday 2 April 2011

  103. Team Lotus continues Driver Development Program 11:16

    Team Lotus continues Driver Development Program

    Team Lotus and major partner AirAsia announced on Saturday that they will be expanding their driver development program, with the initiative set to enter a...

    F1
  104. Thursday 31 March 2011

  105. Fernandes receives CBE from Queen 12:30

    Fernandes receives CBE from Queen

    Tony Fernandes, business entrepreneur and Team Principal of Team Lotus, has been presented with a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) award...

    F1
  106. Tuesday 22 March 2011

  107. Lotus confirms Chandhok as reserve driver 08:13

    Lotus confirms Chandhok as reserve driver

    Tony Fernandes’ Team Lotus has released an official announcement confirming that Karun Chandhok will serve as reserve driver for the Norfolk squad this y...

    F1
  108. Monday 21 March 2011

  109. Conflict revealed between Team Lotus and Hunt 11:34

    Conflict revealed between Team Lotus and Hunt

    A rift has come to light between Team Lotus and David Hunt, who team owner Tony Fernandes bought naming rights off before entering the outfit into Formula 1...

    F1
  110. Tuesday 8 February 2011

  111. Chandhok to test Team Lotus in Jerez and Barcelona 10:49

    Chandhok to test Team Lotus in Jerez and Barcelona

    Having attended last week’s first pre-season test in Valencia as an official guest of Team Lotus, Tony Fernandes has now revealed that the Indian will test f...

    F1
  112. Monday 7 February 2011

  113. Fernandes awarded CBE by Queen 08:57

    Fernandes awarded CBE by Queen

    Team Lotus’ Tony Fernandes, head of the Tune Group and the name behind airline AirAsia, has been awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British E...

    F1
  114. Monday 24 January 2011

  115. 'Confused' Lotus court case begins in London 11:45

    'Confused' Lotus court case begins in London

    The next development in the argument over the ‘Lotus’ name continues on Monday, with Tony Fernandes’ Team Lotus set to face the Proton-owned Group Lotus car...

    F1
  116. Friday 21 January 2011

  117. ‘The good always win’ – Fernandes on Lotus situation 10:06

    ‘The good always win’ – Fernandes on Lotus situation

    Team Lotus Team Principal Tony Fernandes has shared his latest feelings on the team name situation via Twitter, with his Hingham-based outfit set to move...

    F1
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