Date: 18th November 2014 at 9:40am
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Could British driver Max Chilton join Caterham for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix?

We already know that Kamui Kobayashi has retained his seat for Caterham for this weekends Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after it was announced that the team which remain in administration will make a return for the 2014 Formula One World Championship season finale. But who will partner him?

Caterham fell into administration last month and missed both the United States and Brazilian Grand Prix.

But unlike Marussia, who had their doors closed as the company ceased to exist due to their financial problems. Caterham launched a controversial crowd-funding project which aimed to raise £2.35million to get Caterham back on the grid in Abu Dhabi to showcase the team to potential investors.

The crowd-funding project didn’t quite reach it’s target, but came close enough for Caterham to push ahead anyway with a pay-driver likely to plug the gap required in funds.

With Marcus Ericsson leaving the team ahead of joining Sauber for next season there is one seat available for auction by the team and reports in Italy suggest it could be Max Chilton.

Chilton is without a drive in Formula One following the end of Marussia.

The 23-year-old driver who has 35 Formula One starts under his belt is in the frame for the seat according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.