Ericsson signs for Sauber for 2015

Caterham’s Marcus Ericsson is to join Sauber for the 2015 season, the Swiss team announced on Saturday. Sauber, whose current race drivers are Adrian Sutil and Esteban Gutierrez, will confirm his team mate at a later date. “Fresh from a very turbulent week, I was suddenly given my best early Christmas present ever,” commented Ericsson,

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FP3 in Austin: Mercedes unbeatable

Once again, the Mercedes pair were in a league of their own with Williams driver Felipe Massa 1.107s adrift in third place and Valtteri Bottas fourth. Fernando Alonso completed a lap on the ragged edge to go fifth fastest, but was more than 1.6s off the pace of the Mercedes pair. His Ferrari swung into

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Formula 1: now or never

Formula 1’s bigger teams admit that there is no easy way to cure the sport’s financial woes, as smaller outfits spoke out on Friday about the need for action. Whilst welcoming the chance to make his point, Lotus Chairman Gerard Lopez said it was time for action rather than further discussion. “Now is the time

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Leak threatens Hamilton domination

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton maintained his supremacy in Friday’s second free practice session for this weekend’s United States Grand Prix when he outpaced his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by just 0.003 of a second. But he finished his day back in the pits as his team worked on his car to deal with an unspecified

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