Win with General Tire: #SARoadTrip

Share your best-ever Southern African destination with us and you could win R20 000 towards making your dream come true!

8 tips to help your pets in a heat wave

Summer is here and heat waves are hitting SA. If you think you’re hot, imagine how much your pets are suffering...

Sauber names Perez replacement

2012-10-31 13:37

PAIRING UP WITH... Nico Hulkenberg will replace Sergio Perez at Sauber in 2013. As for his team mate, Sauber will still need to decide on whether to replace Kamui Kobayashi.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Sauber has confirmed Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg as one of its two drivers for the 2013 Formula 1 season.

Hulkenberg made his F1 debut in 2010 with Williams and took a pole position that year. As a Force India driver, Hulkenberg is 12th in the Drivers' championship, his best finish in 2012 fourth at the Belgian GP.


Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Perez drive for Sauber. The team said in a statement it would announce a second driver later in 2012 as Perez will move to McLaren in 2013 to replace Lewis Hamilton.

Hulkenberg said he was "really looking forward to working with the Sauber F1 team. It's a well-placed team and very competitive".

Stay with Wheels24 for the 2012 Abu Dhabi F1 GP weekend.


Inside Wheels24

Did Alonso drive in 'economy mode' this season?

Fernando Alonso has been driving in 'economy mode' in 2016 to save energy for a serious bid for success in 2016.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.