Kamui Kobayashi’s hard-charging style made him a favourite with fans, but he has been left without a place on the grid for 2015.
Caterham has confirmed Kamui Kobayashi as one of the two drivers who will race for them on their return to Formula One for next weekend’s season finale.
Caterham team principal Manredi Ravetto has denied the team is short of parts for its car and said it will be able to repair the damage Kamui Kobayashi suffered in a crash today.
Kamui Kobayashi will compete in his home grand prix at Suzuka this weekend, Caterham have confirmed, while Roberto Merhi will drive in practice again.
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Kamui Kobayashi will return for Caterham at Monza this weekend but Roberto Merhi will drive his car during the first practice session.
Andre Lotterer will make a surprise Formula One debut in this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix, taking Kamui Kobayashi’s place at Caterham.
Kamui Kobayashi said he was pleased with his race despite losing a position due to a quirk of the rules.
Kamui Kobayashi says Caterham haven’t begun tapping the potential of their CT05 after a series of problems during the first race weekend of the season.
The FIA stewards have ruled Kamui Kobayashi was not responsible for causing the first-corner collision with removed him and Felipe Massa from the race.
Felipe Massa says Kamui Kobayashi should receive a race ban for causing a crash on the first lap in Melbourne.
Kamui Kobayashi says Renault’s struggles in the first test of the season at Jerez did not come as a complete surprise to their engineers.
Caterham have completely changed their race driver line-up for the second year in a row after signing Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson for 2014.
Kamui Kobayashi crashed a Ferrari during a demonstration run in Moscow but was able to resume duties as the team had a spare car on had.
Kamui Kobayashi has pledged to refund the donations made to his support programme if he fails to secure a place in Formula One.
Kamui Kobayashi had a chance to drive a Ferrari Formula One car at the team’s Maranello test track day.
Kamui Kobayashi says he will not be racing in Formula One in 2013.
Kamui Kobayashi has received almost Â£1m in donations from fans as he tries to raise funds to stay on the Formula One grid.
Kamui Kobayashi has lost his Sauber seat for 2013 following the confirmation Esteban Gutierrez will drive for the team next year.
Michael Schumacher and Kamui Kobayashi will not be penalised for incidents they were involved in during the Indian Grand Prix.