21 January 2014: Caterham have signed Kamui Kobayashi along with Marcus Ericsson as the team's race drivers for the 2014 Formula 1 season.
Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi returns to the grid having been forced to sit out 2013 after losing his Sauber drive.
Kamui Kobayashi made his F1 debut in 2009 driving for Toyota before joining Sauber in 2010, but he was not retained for 2013 by the Swiss-based team.
Kamui Kobayashi: "I'm very happy to be back in F1. This opportunity is very important. Hopefully we can enjoy a good season."
Caterham team principal Cyril Abiteboul: "I'm delighted that we've been able to bring Kamui back. He is a very popular driver and it's very good for the whole team we've been able to attract such an exciting driver to join us at a critical point in our development. His pace speaks for itself, and his extensive experience of developing cars, particularly in his years with Toyota, will be incredibly important for us as we tackle one of the most challenging seasons F1 has ever embarked upon."
Kamui Kobayashi signed by Caterham for 2014 F1 season
Caterham sign Kamui Kobayashi along with Marcus Ericsson as the team's race drivers for 2014 Formula 1 season replacing Giedo van der Garde and Charles Pic.