Sauber to run Van der Garde and Sirotkin in Bahrain practice

Formula One Testing, Day One, Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain, Thursday 27 February 2014

Sauber are giving both their Reserve Drivers Giedo van der Garde, and Sergey Sirotkin, track time during Free Practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix this weekend.

“The team announced: Test and reserve driver Giedo van der Garde will be called into action for the first time this season for FP1 on Friday. Regular driver Esteban Gutiérrez will take over from the second practice session on.”

“Van der Garde will also be at the wheel of the C33 on day two of testing, which will take place from the 8 to 9 April in Bahrain. On day one Sergey Sirotkin will drive the car in order to fullfil the requirements for the Super-Licence.”

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