Post by Mark Jackson Post by ~misfit~ Post by Sreekumar A
Sauber will use latest spec Ferrari engines from 2018
Interesting, thanks. I just speculated that this might happen... I
wonder if Sauber will be fielding a Ferrari young driver next year?
'Vasseur admitted earlier this week that once the engine deal had been
put in place, the possibility of a driver partnership could also be sorted.
'"That will be part of the discussions for sure," he said. "We'll see.
'"Each point one by one, we first sort out the engine situation, and
Thanks Mark - I guess I should read more F1 sites maybe rather than just
I always thought it precarious perhaps how Sauber was in bed with both Merc
(via Wehrlein and funds paid / considerations 'given' in return for his
seat) and Ferrari (via PU supply) - then announcing they were going to use
Honda PUs. Monisha juggled the resulting conflicts very well. Seems Vasseur
isn't going to follow the same path, instead dropping the Merc connections
and Honda supply and going 100% with Ferrari - and getting the latest tech
discounted as a reward perhaps.So will we have Ferrari, Ferrari Lite [Hass]
and Ferrari B [Sauber] from 2018?
As a rule my F1 'fandom' is limited to checking the official site for qually
results, watching coverage of the races (plus pre- and post- coverage) and
reading here, maybe following a few links posted here... I very rarely go
to F1 sites unbidden, usually only if I feel the need to find further info
on a particular subject rather than checking 'news'.
The main reason I don't trawl motorsport sites is that I usually watch races
delayed to varying degrees depending on the series and have seen too many
"Humans will have advanced a long, long way when religious belief has a cozy
little classification in the DSM*."
David Melville (in r.a.s.f1)
(*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)