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 NewsTrouble mounts for Mallya in IndiaJuncadella in running for 2015 F1 race seatItalian Grand Prix: Force India preview MonzaPerez yet to secure 2015 deal with Force IndiaForce India: Good to see the team recover some groundForce India: Well short of the positions our pace warrantedForce India: It’s been a very positive dayPerez expects to stay at Force India for 2015Belgian Grand Prix: Force India preview SpaPerez: Hulkenberg strongest teammate I’ve had in F1 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!