Spaniard Roberto Merhi is only waiting on his Formula 1 super license before receiving the green light to make his grand prix debut next weekend at Monza.
Since he was a guest of the team at Spa-Francorchamps, it has emerged that the DTM and Formula Renault 3.5 driver is next in line to drive ousted Kamui Kobayashi's Caterham, following Andre Lotterer's one-off outing.
According to the Spanish sports daily Marca, 23-year-old Merhi has the necessary 300,000 to pay Caterham's new management, headed now by Colin Kolles and Christijan Albers.
Correspondent Marco Canseco said Merhi is only now waiting on the FIA's decision about granting him the mandatory Formula 1 license.
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