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Sauber to continue with Ferrari engines - Photo: LAT

Sauber to continue with Ferrari engines – Photo: LAT

Less than 24 hours after scrapping their pending deal with Honda, Sauber have announced that they will continue with Ferrari for 2018 and beyond.

The new deal ‘multi-year’ engine supply deal, will see Ferrari supply the ‘latest power unit specification’, a change for the current deal with Sauber that see’s the team currently use the year old specification engines.

“I am very pleased to confirm that we will continue to work with Scuderia Ferrari as our engine supplier in form of a multi-year agreement,” Sauber’s new team principal Frederic Vasseur said.

“The shared experience between the Sauber F1 Team and Ferrari has built a strong foundation, which will allow us to move forward swiftly and efficiently, also in terms of the development of the 2018 car.

“I am convinced that together we can achieve the results which reflect the passion and determination that is, and always has been, behind the Sauber F1 Team.”

Sauber and Ferrari have a technical relationship that dates back to 1997.

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