News Details

Kobayashi: '2012 fan donations helped secure Caterham drive'

Kamui Kobayashi has thanked his fans and supporters who donated money at the end of 2012 to keep him in Formula One, revealing that the money has played a large part in his return to the sport with Caterham in 2014. The Kamui Support fund was set up by fans in the wake of the announcement that the Japanese racer had lost his seat at Sauber at the end of 2012. After Japanese companies became involved in the fund the total amount raised grew to around £6.5 million, but it proved to not be enough to get the popular 27-year-old back into Formula One, with Kobayashi instead joining Ferrari’s GT programme in the World Endurance Championship. Despite the disappointment of the funds aim to get...
Full Story »
6mo ago from RichlandF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Fans' money helped secure Kobayashi's drive

Sutton Images Enlarge Kamui Kobayashi has thanked his fans after the...
6mo ago from espnF1.com

Money talks for Kobayashi

Kamui Kobayashi has thanked the fans who donated money at the end of 2012...
6mo ago from SkySports.com

Kobayashi makes Formula 1 comeback with Caterham

Scuderia Ferrari Kamui Kobayashi will return to Formula 1 this season...
6mo ago from F1Zone.net

Kobayashi thanks fans after sealing Caterham drive

New Caterham recruit Kamui Kobayashi has thanked his fans for their...
6mo ago from Formula1.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Why did Red Bull choose Max Verstappen? Here are three...

August 20, 2014 (F1plus/Bruno Ferreira).- OK,... Read More »
10h ago from F1Plus.com

Sauber: Ferrari delivered slow power unit late

Sauber has singled out its V6 turbo power unit as... Read More »
8h ago from GrandPrix247.com

'Senior drivers won't like Max's debut'

Max Verstappen may find the reception a little... Read More »
17h ago from PlanetF1.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.