So says a story in England's Daily Mail.
André Lotterer may have the chance to race once, or even pick up a race seat at Caterham for the remainder of the year. Is there a more deserving driver out there?
Caterham could be left stranded without tyres ahead of the forthcoming Japanese Grand Prix, according to the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf.
Along with serving as the CEO of AirAsia, Fernandes has been actively involved in the motorsports world.
Caterham's financial troubles appear to be deepening, as it emerges the struggling F1 team may have no cars to race at the forthcoming US Grand Prix.