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UK Caterham F1 Headquarters June 2016

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Now I'm finally up to date with all my explores I can stop bombarding the forum for a little bit and let things get back to normal!

 

Of course before that happens I thought I should bring something new to the table, visited with Stoozie.

 

To save a lengthy post on the not-so-lengthy history of the Caterham F1 Team and it's very messy collapse and end, here is a very detailed article explaining exactly what happened -

 

http://www.racecar-engineering.com/articles/how-caterham-f1-collapsed/

 

This place is one of the strangest places I've ever explored. It's not old, it's one of the cleanest locations I've ever been in, and it smells very strange. All the power is still connected and works, so all the lights come on when you flick switches. This is a double-edged sword though as it also means you can't get through certain doors that required a keycard to unlock. Never the less we got around almost the whole site, the undisputed highlight of which is the old virtual reality racing simulator, unfortunately the actual F1 rig was removed when the assets were seized in 2014 but it's still a great space, and unfortunately the only room that doesn't have power!

 

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Very clean, unlike the demise of the team! Shame theres no cars but not suprising they dont live million pound bits of kit laying around.

 

Well covered mate :thumb

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Cheers guys...this one has certainly caused a bit of a stir on various motorsport forums, I've had all sorts of people asking me about it from as far afield as Italy and Brazil....

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