“We’ve been observing Nico for some time now and his performances have been very persuasive” said Sauber Team Principal Monisha Kaltenborn in a press release on the teams website, and said his pole position in Brazil in 2011 was an ‘obvious highlight’.
Force India’s aim at the beginning of the year was to beat Sauber in the Constructors Championship. However, with just three races to go and 23 points to make up, Force India are going to have to do something pretty special to beat Sauber. So this looks like a great move for Hulkenberg, who must be pretty excited especially after seeing Perez move to McLaren after only two years at Sauber. Of course there is drive skill to take into account here, but Sauber have performed really well over the last two years. Read the rest of this entry →