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Interview: Mike Gascoyne introduces the Caterham F1 CT01

This morning Caterham F1 published an interview with Technical Director, Mike Gascoyne, in which he explains the design and engineering of the new 2012 CT01 and the team’s target for the season ahead. Caterham F1 will be launching a new website next month, in the meantime you can keep track of their preparations via their Facebook page.

A first glimpse of Caterham F1’s new 2012 car

Although it was due to be released tomorrow (26th January) on the cover of this month’s F1 Racing magazine, printed copies of the magazine arrived on subscriber’s doormats this morning, forcing Caterham to hastily release this low-res glimpse of their new car for its online audience.

Caterham Cars launches in India

With Malaysian-born Tony Fernandes as its new owner, it was only a matter of time before Caterham Cars set up a permanent residence in India – you see, despite being born in Kuala Lumpur, the Air Asia and Team Lotus boss’ late father was Indian.

Opinion: Team Lotus and QPR – will it be one pitch too many?

It was whilst watching Dragon’s Den on BBC TV the other evening that I started to wonder about the physical input (time, management, direction) given to those who successfully pitched their ideas. The financial element is, of course, clearly stated but as most of us know, any venture that is struggling to capitalise on its potential needs more than just hard cash and “association”. This was absolutely the case with the fancy dress business which was eventually taken-on by Duncan Bannatyne.

Team Lotus wins the right to use its name in Formula 1

Just over an hour ago the High-Court case between Team Lotus and Group Lotus reached its conclusion and as we expected Mr Justice Peter Smith made his verdict in favour of Tony Fernandes’ 1Malaysia Racing Team, who were judged to be the true owner of the ‘Team Lotus’ name and its iconic roundel.