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Red Bull Racing and TAG Heuer extend their engine naming partnership through 2018
25 NOVEMBER 2016
After a highly successful first year, Red Bull Racing and TAG Heuer are delighted to announce that they will continue to power ahead into the future with the team set to run with TAG Heuer-branded engines for two more years, through the 2018 season.
The renewal was announced today at Yas Marina Circuit, location of this weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the final round of the 2016 Formula One World Championship.
The Sauber F1 Team extends the contract with Marcus Ericsson
The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce the extension of the contract with Marcus Ericsson (26). The Swede will go into his third season for the Swiss Team. The 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship will mark the fourth season of his Formula One career.
The second driver for the Sauber F1 Team will be announced in due course.
Esteban Ocon joins Sahara Force India for 2017 and beyond
Sahara Force India is pleased to confirm Esteban Ocon as a race driver for 2017 and beyond following the signing of a multi-year contract. The 20-year-old Frenchman will race alongside Sergio Perez to form one of the most exciting line-ups on the grid with a blend of youth and experience.
Jörg Zander becomes Technical Director of the Sauber F1 Team
The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce the appointment of Jörg Zander as its Technical Director. He is a familiar face in the team, as Jörg Zander worked as Chief Designer for the BMW Sauber F1 Team back in 2006 and 2007. Currently Zander works as Technical Director for Audi Sport. The Swiss crew is more than pleased to welcome him back to Hinwil. The 52-year old German will start at the beginning of 2017 at the Sauber F1 Team headquarters in Hinwil.
Williams Confirms Driver Line Up for the 2017 Season
WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING is pleased to confirm Valtteri Bottas will race with the team for a fifth consecutive season, with Lance Stroll making his Formula One debut alongside him for the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship.