Sutil 'still believes' in possibility for F1 return - manager

Published on 31 Jan 2013 11:08
image
Mere days before the pre-season test period begins, Adrian Sutil is still refusing to give up on his formula one comeback for 2013. Once considered the hot favourite to return with his former team Force India this year, the long delay has caused some commentators to assume that German Sutil, 30, is now less likely to race.

But Sutil's manager Manfred Zimmermann insisted: "Basically, we still believe in the 2013 comeback." He also admitted to DPA news agency, however, that he is "not sure" if Sutil will have a cockpit to occupy for the forthcoming opening 2013 test at Jerez. "At the moment we are waiting for the final decision, and of course we would prefer it sooner rather than later," Zimmermann said.

As for whether Timo Glock's shock departure at Marussia had contributed to the delay, Sutil's manager said the events are "unrelated", whilst acknowledging that the pay-driver situation was "significant for F1". (GMM)


Replies (0)




MY
        Grand Prix of Malaysia
Local time
Sunday Weather image
Race
09:00 - 11:00
 
 
Fastest lap
09:00 - 11:00
 
 
Saturday Weather image
Free practice 3
08:00 - 09:00
 
 
Qualifying
11:00 - 12:00
 
 
Friday Weather image
Free practice 1
04:00 - 05:30
 
 
Free practice 2
08:00 - 09:30
 
 
 
Give your opinion!
Will 2017's new regulations bring more exciting racing?



Formula 1 Championship 2016
Track Sepang International
 
Track Sepang International
Location MY Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Website Website
 
Team profile
Name IN Force India
Founding date Jan 1 2008
345 comments on Force India
4 members have this team as their favourite
Website http://www.forceindiaf1.com
Location Silverstone
Tweets about Force India
Formula 1 Calendar
Previous Grand Prix: 18 September 2016
SG Grand Prix of Singapore Grand Prix of Singapore
Next Grand Prix: 2 October 2016
MY Grand Prix of Malaysia Grand Prix of Malaysia