The modest Swiss Sauber team will start its landmark 500th race at the Turkish Grand Prix -- a feat achieved by only three other teams, led by Ferrari.
Monaco's Charles Leclerc will replace former world champion Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari in 2019
Kimi Raikkonen, the 2007 world champion, made his F1 debut with Sauber in 2001 while Charles Leclerc, 20, a Ferrari protege, is still in his rookie season.
Formula One teams Force India and Sauber complain to the European Union questioning the governance in the sport and alleging that the system of dividing revenues is both unfair and unlawful.
Marcus Ericsson joined Sauber this year following a debut season with the defunct Caterham team last year and finished eighth in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Brazilian Nasr made his F1 debut with Sauber this year.
Giedo van der Garde has terminated his contract, by mutual consent, with Formula One team Sauber after a drawn out legal saga.
Sauber failed to overturn an order that Giedo van der Garde must drive for them at the Australian Grand Prix. The Swiss outfit were told to hand over a list of their assets on Friday morning to ensure they comply with the court ruling.
Van der Garde claims he was guaranteed a seat for the 2015 season but that Sauber reneged on the deal and instead handed berths to Sweden's Marcus Ericsson or rookie Brazilian Felipe Nasr.
Giedo van der Garde claims he was guaranteed one of two seats on the Sauber team last year but bosses at the Swiss outfit reneged on the deal and instead handed them to Swede Marcus Ericsson and rookie Brazilian Felipe Nasr.
Felipe Nasr went fastest on the second morning of the final pre-season test in Barcelona on Friday as an encouraging couple of days for Sauber continued.