Gutierrez scored his first points in Japan. Sauber F1 Team
Formula 1 points are like buses for Esteban Gutiérrez. After waiting 15 races for one, six turn up at once.
It would be remiss to suggest that Gutiérrez is now primed to develop into a championship contender, but his recent form is proving that he isn’t the hopeless pay driver that some wish to depict.
Sauber has a striking history of nurturing young drivers, but there was a preliminary consensus that the team had thrown Gutiérrez in at the deep end a tad prematurely. His results in GP2 were good, but not outstanding, and his transition into Formula 1 proved troublesome.
Accidents in Australia, China and Bahrain cemented the...
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