Hulkenberg manager does not deny Sauber deal 15 October, 2012 Oct.15 (GMM) Nico Hulkenberg signed his new Sauber contract before leaving Korea on Sunday evening, the authoritative German magazine Auto Motor und Sport reports. After being dumped by Williams despite an impressive debut in 2010, the 25-year-old German returned to the grid with Force India this year, having served a season as reserve driver. Faced with the Sauber rumour on Monday, Hulkenberg’s manager Timo Gans said: “I don’t want to confirm or deny. The drivers’ contracts are announced by the relevant teams. I don’t want to pre-empt anything.” Subbed by AJN. Tweet Related NewsMallya: Red Bull cheats on the regulationsPerez staying at Force India on multi-year contractPalmer and Goddard to test for Force India in Abu DhabiMallya: Speculation about our future needs to stopMallya: Who said we wanted to boycott the race?Force India: We have exercised our option on PerezForce India give Juncadella FP1 outing in BrazilBrazilian Grand Prix: Force India preview InterlagosMallya all but confirms Perez for 2015Perez given seven place grid penalty for Brazil Chuck I think it was a sad affair Nico being dumped by Williams. And, I’ve always felt Force India was a team with a dubious future long term. So, I think Sauber is the ideal place where Nico can really finally have a worthy chance to invest himself and establish his career. I’m going to be very happy for him if this turns out to be true!