La F1 I could count on a second American team at short notice. The project's visible face is Michael Andretti, who had an ephemeral passage through the top flight at the beginning of the 1990s. The former pilot would not form a new team but rather I would buy one that is currently in the World Cup.
“It would be great to be able to do it. If a suitable opportunity arises, we will seize it. But we haven't reached that point yet ", explained at the time the son of Mario Andretti, champion of the Maxima in 1978.
Although at one point it was pointed out that Williams it was the team that Andretti had in his sights, the podcast Pit Lane Parley reported that the cannons are pointed towards another structure: "According to our sources, Michael Andretti, with the help of Gainbridge, will buy Sauber Motorsport AG to enter Formula 1 in 2023"informed.
Clean currently has an agreement with Alfa RomeoAlthough this agreement is renewed annually, it would not be a problem to move forward with a possible offer from the former US pilot.
As Pit Lane Parley points out, the partner that Andretti would have is Gainbridge, a financial services company that is currently related to Andretti Autosport, Michael's team that participates in IndyCar, Formula E, Extreme E, among other disciplines.
Michael Andretti followed in his father's footsteps and in 1993 raced in F.1 with McLaren, where he had the Brazilian as a coequipier Ayrton Senna. Although he had arrived with very good scrolls from the CART, was champion in 1991 and runner-up in 1992; their performance was disappointing.
He played thirteen races and in the first three he abandoned due to crashes. His best result was achieved in the Italian Grand Prix with a third place. However, that was his last competition at the World Cup. Ron Dennis, head of the Woking team, tired of his poor performance, he replaced him with the Finn Mika Hakkinen.