F1 » Caterham must 'resist the urge to panic'


Caterham F1 technical director Mark Smith insists that there will be no change to the gameplan despite being usurped from tenth place in the constructors' standings.

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Stephen - Unregistered

September 27, 2012 11:09 AM

Gascoyne was moved on to other responsibility's months ago. The Marrusia team haven't even got Kers yet. When they do they'll become another team they'll "never catch "

JJJ - Unregistered

September 27, 2012 12:40 PM

Gascoyne has been 'promoted away' but was still responsible for this car.

Have been saying since the beginning it was a stupid move to make him chief designer, the man has underperformed for various teams for about a decade now...

fish fingers - Unregistered

September 27, 2012 1:34 PM

As far as I'm concerned, in general.. if it looks great, it performs great. It doesn't cost extra to make a design look nice, thus far Caterhams haven't.

A new livery would be a move forward.. and let me pen the 2014 car.

sokudo - Unregistered

September 27, 2012 2:12 PM

They just got overtaken by Marussia in the standings and both their drivers are looking to jump ship, one of which potentially to a top team. I'd be panicking as well.

richard

September 27, 2012 2:47 PM

whilst i dont have much regard for caterham, they have only been overtaken in the standings by a run of events in singapore. petrov retired, kovi had to pit (puncture if i remember correctly) and the ability of timo to unlap himself and catch up to the leaders. i stillbelieve that they are the best of the back three, but seeing they are using a race winning engine, they should be doing much better.

Tinkerer - Unregistered

September 28, 2012 12:08 AM

They have the same engine, gerarbox, hydraulics and KERS as Red Bull, do they not?
I was really hoping for more this season. and it will hurt to lose Heikki for next season.

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