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Andretti's American team will become the majority

Andretti’s American team will become the majority

In the summer, former Formula 1 driver Michael Andretti made an offer to join Sauber. With the second try, the acquisition should succeed after all.

The basics in brief

  • The Alfa-Sauber team may have a US owner soon.
  • Michael Andretti, a former Formula 1 driver, plans to join the owner company.
  • It is unclear what that means for the Alfa Romeo partnership and the drivers’ group.

Will Swiss Formula 1 Team Sauber soon become an American racing team? The Summer acquisition failed By US racing team Andretti Autosport it now appears to be tangible.

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This was reported by the motorsports portal “The Race” on the Friday before the Turkish Grand Prix Formula 1. Accordingly, now everything indicates that Andretti will become the largest owner of Islero Investments. The company that was founded in 2017 owns the Sauber team.

Will Sauber Transfer US Ownership?

Andretti Autosport – Team Ex-Formula 1Pilot Michael Andretti – Should acquire more than 80 percent of Islero shares. This would make the US team Among others active in the IndyCar . series He is controlling the Formula 1 team.

Frederic Vasseur, Team Manager Alfa Romeo Clean, keeping eyes on during the Grand Prix of Turkey. “I cannot comment on it because it is not within my scope of work. I’m the CEO and team leader, and these discussions don’t take place with me.”

Possible takeover by the US racing team may be one reason for this Long wait for the second driver He is. It is still unclear who is responsible for the cockpit in addition tomercedesPilot Valtteri Bottas Receive.

In the role of favorite, the Chinese formula 2Pilot Guanyu Zhou have about 40 million Franken in bail money. With the introduction of Andretti, another solution could come to the fore instead.

Young IndyCar star Colton Herta candidate?

With Colton Herta, Andretti owns one of the best talents in the IndyCar series on contract. Title sponsor Gainbridge is said to be involved in a potential Formula 1 investment in Sauber. This could make the 21-year-old a subject for Sauber.

It also remains unclear what Andretti’s entry into the sponsorship agreement will be Alfa Romeo Means. The contract was recently extended for several years. However, the right of annual withdrawal is granted.

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