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One race triggered Sauber's initial desire to sell up

Pascal Picci has revealed one specific race was the reason why Sauber’s owners considered selling up to Michael Andretti. In mid-October, it looked as though Andretti Autosport would buy an 80% stake in the Swiss-based team who compete as Alfa Romeo in Formula 1. However, within a couple of weeks the deal had broken down, the American ex-F1 driver saying an 11th hour disagreement over who would have “control” had “killed” it. Sauber’s owners, Islero Investments, have insisted they remain committed despite what happened, although Picci has resigned as chairman following a disagreement with team principal Fred Vasseur about drivers. Besides opening up about that fall-out, Picci...
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