The Sauber F1 Team on Wednesday announced Raffaele Marciello as its test and reserve driver for 2015 season. The Italian started his racing career in karting in 2005. After winning several championships he moved up to single seater racing. In 2013, the 20-year-old won the European F3 Championship with 13 wins. One year later he competed in the GP2 series, where he won the main race in Spa-Francorchamps and clinched another two podiums to finish eighth overall.
Sauber`s decision not to renew his contract came as no surprise to Mexican Formula One driver Esteban Gutierrez, who said on Thursday that his chances of finding another seat for next season were looking slim.
Sahara Force India boss Vijay Mallya on Tuesday confirmed that the team will retain its current driver line-up for the 2015 Formula One season by giving Sergio Perez an extension, something they have already done in the case of Nico Hulkenberg.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone dismissed the threat of a U.S. Grand Prix boycott on Saturday after cash-strapped smaller teams suggested they could take drastic action to push their demands for more money.
Formula One`s commercial supremo said he wanted to tear up all team contracts and rewrite the rules as talk of race boycotts and financial failure swept the U.S. Grand Bernie Ecclestone Prix paddock on Saturday.
Former Formula One driver, Robert Kubica says that Jules Bianchi's crash in the Japanese Grand Prix reminds that motor sport is always associated with danger and risk. On the race-day, Bianchi lost control of his car at Suzuka where an earlier incident had occurred, involving Sauber's Adrian Sutil.
Marussia driver Jules Bianchi is out of surgery and according to reports, the Frenchman is breathing on his own after suffering a severe head injury in a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. The 25-year-old lost control of his car at Suzuka where an earlier incident had occurred, involving Sauber's Adrian Sutil.