MONTMELO, Spain (AP) Formula One team Sauber has named Tatiana Calderon of Colombia as a development driver.
The 23-year-old Calderon started racing karts when she was 9 and competed in the GP3 series last season. Sauber says she will continue to compete in GP3 in addition to acting as a development driver for the F1 team.
Team principal Monisha Kaltenborn says ”we have the opportunities and facilities to provide Tatiana a professional platform on which she can further develop her knowledge and skills in racing.”
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Sauber’s race drivers this season are Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein.
Antonio Giovinazzi, however, is substituting for Wehrlein as he recovers from a back injury during this week’s preseason testing near Barcelona.