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Fernando Alonso picked up McLaren-Honda’s first points of the season as both Renaults retired from a chaotic race.
Engine failure for Fernando Alonso, a crash for Jolyon Palmer, brake troubles for Romain Grosjean and a lack of pace for Sauber.
Former Renault man Frederic Vasseur is reportedly the lead candidate to replace Monisha Kaltenborn as the new Sauber team boss
Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein were both shocked to learn that Monisha Kaltenborn left Sauber earlier this week after disagreeing the new owner’s vision for the team.
Sauber have denied reports that Monisha Kaltenborn’s exit was due to the treatment of the drivers with the new owners favouring Marcus Ericsson.
Sauber have confirmed that Monisha Kaltenborn has left her role as team principal and CEO with immediate effect.
Monisha Kaltenborn has reportedly left Sauber with immediate effect, however, official confirmation has yet to come from the team.
Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn is hopeful that the team will be working with a ‘major’ upgrade by the time they reach the British Grand Prix.
Marcus Ericsson is wanting to make “further progress”; Pascal Wehrlein believes setting up the car will be the most difficult task.
Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn has said Formula 1 is now “too technical” and supports the idea of the sport becoming more open.