2014 GP2 Champion Fabio Leimer
Fabio Leimer is at Formula 1′s crossroads as Marussia is offering to make Swiss Leimer its test and reserve driver with immediate effect, but money – or rather lack thereof – is an issue.
The reigning GP2 champion missed out on a race seat on this year's grid, but Tages-Anzeiger newspaper says he now has a solid offer on the table.
'He could enter right now as a test driver for Marussia,' his manager, Sven-Oliver Mangold, confirmed. 'It has even been promised that next year he will be one of the regular drivers.'
He said it will cost Leimer a sponsorship figure in the 'low single-digit million range'.
Therein lies the problem. Until now,...
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