Date: 9th September 2014 at 8:36am
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Shortly after the chequered flag fell in Monza rumours suggesting that Caterham’s Team Principal Christijan Albers was set to leave the team were confirmed.

He had only been in the role for the past couple of months following the takeover by some unknown Swiss and Middle Eastern investors, following the sale of the team by Tony Fernandes.

Deputy Team Principal Manfredi Ravetto will replace the outgoing Albers.

‘Over the past months I have dedicated all my energy to ensure the takeover of the team would go as smoothly as possible and to achieve the best possible result for our investors, sponsors and all the people involved with Caterham F1 Team,’ Christijan Albers told Sky Sports.

‘As such I worked tirelessly to reconstruct the team while, at the same time, making technical updates on the car. In doing this we created both a better foundation for the team’s future and achieved significant improvements on the speed of the car.

‘Due to private reasons and in order to be able to spend more time with my family, I will resign from my position as CEO of Caterham F1 Team. I wish the team all the best in the future‎.’


The Caterham team are said to be struggling financially after failing to score a single point in Formula One since they joined the sport in 2010.