F1 » Sauber bail-out dependent on Sirotkin superlicence?


Media reports on Sunday have suggested that the $305 million bailout of Sauber F1 by Russian investors won't happen unless and until Sergei Sirotkin gets his F1 superlicense.

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Googolplex

July 28, 2013 11:03 AM

Sorotkin's father has no pride or sense. Talking about buying your boy into F1. This takes the cake. He's not doing the kid any favours if he isn't ready yet. There have been a number of promising drivers whose careers have been ruined by making the move before they are mature and experienced enough.

mrfill

July 28, 2013 3:27 PM

I understand the FIA have modified their superlicence application form. Question 2 - 'Please give full details of your racing experience' has been replaced by 'Please give full details of your blackmail offer'

Amigo

July 28, 2013 5:40 PM

He will not be recognized as Pay Driver. He is higher class than Perez and Maldonado.
He will be part owner driver if he got Superlicense because his father is negotiating to buy Sauber for his son F1 career.
Talent Driver like Kobayashi will be difficult to return to F1.
Now Rich kids are not interesting in pay driver category anymore. Their parent will buy F1 team and give them as birth day present. They will become team owner driver in near future of F1.
If he got into Formula One seat and then many Russian rich kids will ask their parent to buy F1 team. Today Russian has a lot of money in their pocket.

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