Sauber F1
Apr 17

Sutil waiting for upturn at Sauber

Adrian Sutil has failed to score a single point this season. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

Adrian Sutil has failed to score a single point this season. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

Adrian Sutil continues to be frustrated by Sauber’s form, but the German believes there’s light at the end of the tunnel, and that the Swiss car will improve.

Sutil has been suffering relative to his team mate because his extra bodyweight pushes the car/driver combination substantially over the limit.

Jan 21

F1: Van Der Garde Takes On Test Role For Sauber

Giedo Van Der Garde during practice for the F1 Australian GP in Melbourne on March 16, 2013. (Photo: Getty Images)

Giedo van der Garde stands by during practice for the Australian GP on March 16, 2013. (Photo: Getty Images)

Giedo van der Garde has joined Sauber as test and reserve driver, and the Dutchman has been guaranteed some Friday sessions and in-season tests as part of the deal.

Van der Garde was not able to conclude a deal to race for Caterham, presumably for commercial reasons.

Nov 27

F1: Hulkenberg Set For Force India After Sauber Exit

F1: Nico Hulkenberg Set For Force India After Sauber Exit

Nico Hulkenberg of Germany. (Photo: Getty Images)

Nico Hulkenberg looks set to be with Force India next year – after apparently failing in an attempt to stay at Sauber.

While the German signed a deal with Force India some time ago, he had until the start of this week to make a final decision on whether to proceed, as the Lotus deal was still open to him. However, Pastor Maldonado has finally agreed to join the Enstone team.

Nov 25

F1: Maldonado Is Still The Key In A Complex Driver Market

F1: Maldonado Is Still The Key In A Complex Driver Market

Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela and Williams drives during the final practice session prior to qualifying for the Brazilian F1 GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

A string of driver announcements can be expected this week as the pieces finally fall into place after weeks of uncertainty – with Pastor Maldonado likely to be the first.

The Interlagos paddock was a hive of activity as driver managers went from team to team and mixed messages emerged about how things will ultimately unfold.