Perez' replacement announced
HULKENBERG HEADED FOR SAUBER: Nico Hulkenberg has earned 45 points in 2012 and finished fourth in the Belgian Grand Prix.
BERLIN, Germany - Force India's Nico Hulkenberg will drive for Sauber in Formula 1 2013.
Hulkenberg, who started his F1 career with Williams in 2010, has already signed a contract with Sauber to replace McLaren-bound Sergio Perez.
'NEITHER CONFIRM NOR DENY'
Hulkenberg's agent Timo Gans said: "I can neither confirm or deny the news. The drivers' contracts are normally announced by the teams, I don't want to pre-empt any announcement."
Hulkenberg finished sixth in the 2012 Korean GP to leave him 12th in the Drivers' standings on 45 points.