Stevens to drive Caterham at Abu Dhabi test

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The CaterhamF1 Team has announced that Will Stevens will run its car on both days during the upcoming Abu Dhabi test. Stevens debuted in Formula One last weekend at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and is hopeful the gained experience increases his chance for a 2015 F1 seat.

Will Stevens: “I am very pleased to have the opportunity to spend more time in the car this week after completing my first Formula 1 race yesterday here in Abu Dhabi. I’m keen to get as much mileage as possible under my belt in order to further my chance of securing a drive for next season.”

Gianluca Pisanello, CaterhamF1 Team Head of Engineering Operations: “After a solid first race weekend, it’s good for Will to have more time in the car this week here at the test in Abu Dhabi. He will be able to put all the experience he gained at the weekend to good use and continue to improve and understand the car. His feedback will be very valuable to us. We will also have the opportunity to test the 2015 Pirelli tyres for the first time and gather plenty of data, which will give us valuable experience and is certainly a very useful way to end the season.”

Finbarr O'Connell, CaterhamF1 Team Principal: “We have shown the world we are still a functioning F1 Team. We were delighted to have Will and Kamui driving for us. The F1 community have been so supportive of us both at the track and in the media. My discussions with potential purchasers are continuing and showcasing CaterhamF1 at Abu Dhabi has shown prospective purchasers the spirit and commitment of our race team which is the 'human engine' of the Team. I would once again like to thank our Race Partners --- Renault, Red Bull Technology, Pirelli, Dell and Total and also Formula One Management, without all of whose support we would not have got there.”