Sirotkin: F1 was my dream and when I was a child Schumacher was my idol 7 September, 2013 Sergey Sirotkin involved with Sauber's pitstop practice at Monza Russian teenager Sergey Sirotkin is getting a first real taste of Formula 1 racing at the weekend's Italian Grand Prix ahead of his planned 2014 debut in the sport.
Sirotkin, who has just turned 18, is to compete for the Sauber team, provided he gets the necessary super-licence. He would be the first Russian in the sport, and the nation is also set to make its debut as race host next year in Sochi.
The signing of Sirotkin is part of a deal in which Russian sponsors have helped the financially ailing Sauber team.
Sirotkin recently visited...
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