Team Sauber and Honda has announced that it will not cooperate in 2018, and the deal signed two months ago, is cancelled.
In the days of the race weekend in Sochi at the end of April, the Swiss stable announced on the transition to the engines of the Japanese company next season. But soon after the dismissal of the head Monesi, Kaltenborn there is talk that Honda is dissatisfied with the reshuffle in the Lausanne, and were generally signed only the preliminary agreement.
A couple of weeks ago, the parties confirmed that indeed the decision is not accepted, and now officially announced the cancellation of the transaction.
“It is unfortunate that we have to withdraw from planned cooperation with Honda at this stage, – said the new head of the Sauber Frederic Vasseur. – However, this decision was taken for strategic reasons, in the interests of the future of Sauber.
We want to thank Honda and wish them all the best in Formula 1″.
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