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Caterham F1 Team Confirms Rossi for Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test

Sunday, October 28, 2012 3:26AM

Caterham F1 Team has confirmed that it will be running its current Reserve and Test Drivers at the forthcoming Young Driver Test in Abu Dhabi, taking place at the Yas Marina Circuit from 6th – 8th November. 27-year-old Reserve Driver van der Garde will be in the car for days one and two of the test with 21-year-old Test Driver Rossi taking over for day three.

Cyril Abiteboul, Caterham F1 Team CEO: “We are delighted to be running both Giedo and Alexander at the Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test in November. With all the drivers we work with we want to make sure they can see that we can help guide them along a clear path to the top of the motorsport industry. On top of the FP1 sessions both drivers have already run for us, giving...

Caterham Racing Confirms Alexander Rossi for Barcelona GP2 Test

Friday, October 26, 2012 9:10AM

The Caterham Racing GP2 team has confirmed that it will be running Caterham F1 Team Test Driver Alexander Rossi at both official GP2 tests in Barcelona and Jerez on 30th/31st October and 22nd/23rd November respectively. Alexander will be joined at the Barcelona test by World Series by Renault graduate Lucas Foresti who will drive the team’s second car at the Circuit de Catalunya. The team will confirm the second driver for the Jerez test in due course.

Alexander Rossi: “It will be great to get back behind the wheel of the Caterham Racing GP2 car. I have already been working with the team at the new factory in Leafield where we ran through plans for the Barcelona and Jerez tests. Having raced at Barcelona just...

Frustration in Paul Ricard as Rossi hit from behind on opening lap of both races

Sunday, September 30, 2012 9:07AM

Friday Free Practice One: Finish Position: P3 (Best Time: 1:49.418)
Friday Free Practice Two: Finish Position: P2 (Best Time: 1:47.657)
Saturday Qualifying: Qualifying Position: P6 (Best Time: 2:10.307)
Saturday Race One: Finish position: P22 (*Fastest Lap of the Race: 2:11.551)
Sunday Qualifying: Qualifying Position: P5 (Best Time: 1:48.386)
Sunday Race Two: Finish position: P16

The Formula Renault 3.5 Series moved to Paul Ricard in France this weekend for the penultimate weekend of the 2012 championship. Alexander Rossi was in action with the Arden Caterham team, returning to the circuit on which he scored a race win in the series last year. This year proved difficult for the 21-year-old as he was hit on the opening lap of...

Alexander Rossi Satisfied with Podium In Monaco

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 1:57AM

29 May 2012 - Alexander Rossi drove a stunning race in Monaco to bring home a 15 points haul for his Arden Caterham team in its inaugural Formula Renault 3.5 race in the Principality. With his third place podium finish on Sunday, Alexander moves up to fourth place on the Drivers’ Championship table, with Arden Caterham in sixth position in the Teams’ Championship.

Practice: With all 26 FR3.5 cars on circuit first thing on Thursday morning, Alexander set an early P1 pace and held position for most of the session on the ‘green’ and dirty tarmac. He finished in P3 for his Arden Caterham team, just 0.3 seconds off the quickest time with a 1:25.299.

Qualifying: Running in Group B of the split qualifying sessions on...

Alexander Rossi joins Arden Caterham for 2012 World Series by Renault FR3.5 Season

Friday, March 09, 2012 5:35PM

Arden Caterham Motorsport is delighted to announce that American Alexander Rossi will be joining the team to contend the 2012 World Series by Renault FR3.5 Championship and will be complete the Arden Caterham line up with teammate Lewis Williamson.

Alexander, the talented young (20) driver, joins the team following a successful first year in the 2011 World Series by Renault FR 3.5, finishing third overall and as winner of the Rookie Championship with 2 wins and 7 podiums and as an initial member of the AirAsia Caterham Driver Development Program. Alexander’s role this year with Arden Caterham motorsport is the perfect alignment to his relationship and duties with the Caterham F1 Team, the Team’s Official Test Driver; coupled...

Alexander Rossi Impressed with Team Lotus F1 Test and Ready for next step in his career

Thursday, November 17, 2011 6:31AM

November 17, 2011- Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

American, Alexander Rossi was pleased with his first full day with Team Lotus in the T128-04 at ‘Yas Marina Circuit. The American driver supported by AirAsia and Team Lotus drove last weekend at ‘Yas’ for Caterham AirAsia in the GP2 finale where he is finished 13th and 7th. Rossi is a graduate from World Series by Renault in 2011, finishing 3rd overall in championship with 2 wins and 7 podiums.

Today’s was Rossi’s second opportunity behind the wheel for Team Lotus F1 squad, after driving in demonstration event on the streets of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia earlier this year.

Rossi up to speed in the morning session set a top five pace before the mid-day...

WSR Round 5 Qualifying 2 Nurburgring

Sunday, June 19, 2011 7:59AM

Following a disappointing race 1 yesterday, when a wheel-to-wheel clip with Vergne ended Alexander's race prematurely, the wet weather continued to persist for Sunday morning. Qualifying 2 was interupted several times with yellow and red flags, however Alexander was able to extract a P7 start for the afternoon...

WSR Round 5 Qualifying 1 Nurburgring

Saturday, June 18, 2011 10:00AM

Alexander has qualified in P2 for the first race of the Nurburgring weekend this morning. The qualifying session started dry, but when the clouds intensified all teams set out on track for a mad-dash first set. The rain came down, but then subsided for the last 10 minutes of the classified 'wet session'. With more wing permitted on the car, Alexander was very quick, but unable to catch Wickens who finished the session P1. Alexander set a time only 0.3 secs off pole position and will start this afternoon's race on the inside line for turn 1, which could prove to be an...


Saturday, December 25, 2010 9:05AM

As we reflect on the blessings of this Christmas season, we are reminded of the many sponsors, supporters and fans with whom we have established relationships throughout our time in the motorsport industry. Words cannot fully express our heartfelt gratitude or appreciation for your continued commitment and belief in Alexander as he pursues his lifelong dream of becoming the next American in Formula 1.

Looking forward to 2011, Alexander is eagerly anticipating the journey ahead and looking forward to sharing the many experiences which would not be possible without your support.

May we wish you and your family all of the wondrous blessings of this holiday Season and a New Year filled with happiness and grace.

Team Rossi...


Saturday, July 24, 2010 12:54PM

HOCKENHEIM (GER) 24 JULY 2010: Alexander Rossi suffered a dramatic crash at the Hockenheimring after he was pitched into a spin on Lap 4 of today's GP3 Series race. The 18 year-old had made a sensational start from 19th place, having endured a difficult qualifying with a two-place grid penalty. By the exit of Turn 1 Alexander was up to 11th. A multi-car shunt at the hairpin a few corners later brought out the Safety Car. Alexander attacked again at the restart, muscling up to sixth position through Turn 1 at the point he was taken out.
Rio Haryanto had spun through the right-hander, and Alexander kept his foot flat to the floor down the inside while the cars he was pursuing went to the left. But then three cars came back across the track...