Spa, Belgium: Three-time Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer will drive for Caterham at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, replacing Japan's Kamui Kobayashi, the team announced on Wednesday. (Read: Bottas Confident of Exploiting Rosberg, Hamilton Duel)
Germany's Lotterer, 32, is "one of the most experienced drivers racing under mixed conditions", Caterham said, and the weather forecast for the Spa-Francorchamps circuit at the weekend is changeable.
Kobayashi will still remain part of the team. (Also Read: Rivalry With Nico 'Like Poker', Says Hamilton)
Born in Duisburg, Lotterer moved to Belgium when he was only two and grew up around 150km from Spa-Francorchamps.
"I am delighted to be given the opportunity to take part in a Formula One race weekend - I want to thank Caterham F1 Team for this chance," Lotterer said.
"I'm ready for this challenge and I cannot wait to jump in the car and make the most out of the weekend ahead." (Related: Max Verstappen Set to Become Youngest F1 Driver)