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Sauber names De Silvestro affiliated driver

Sauber has named Simona De Silvestro as an “affiliated driver” in an attempt to help her race in F1.De Silvestro has been racing in IndyCar for the last four years, with a best finish of second place in Houston last year. As part of the deal, she will carry out some track testing with the aim of securing a super licence in time for the 2015 season. Team principal Monisha Kaltenborn admitted the decision to sign De Silvestro was linked to helping her progress in to a future race seat in F1.“After four years in IndyCar, Simona's ambition is to enter Formula One in 2015,” Kaltenborn said. “We regard her as a very talented race driver, and we, therefore, decided to take her on board...
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