Esteban Gutierrez

  • Formula One: Gutierrez gets 10-place Silverstone grid penalty June 23, 2014

    Formula One's governing body handed Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez a 10-place grid penalty for the British Grand Prix on July 6 after a so-called unsafe release from the pits at the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday. Gutierrez went back onto the pit-lane after his first stop while his mechanics were still...
  • Pastor Maldonado clears the air with Gutierrez after Bahrain GP crash April 17, 2014

    Lotus Formula One driver Pastor Maldonado has cleared the air with Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez after picking up a grid penalty for sending the Mexican flying at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Venezuelan refused to take the blame for the incident, however, and told reporters in China on Thursday that the spectacular...
  • Maldonado handed grid penalty for Chinese GP April 7, 2014

    Pastor Maldonado will carry a five-place grid penalty into the Chinese Grand Prix after the Venezuelan speared his Lotus into the side of Esteban Gutierrez's Sauber in Sunday's floodlit race in Bahrain. Gutierrez literally did not know what had hit him after the Mexican's car was flipped abruptly in the air...
  • Sauber retain Gutierrez for 2014 F1 season December 21, 2013

    Hinwil: Mexican driver Esteban Gutierrez will stay with Sauber for his second Formula 1 season, the Swiss team announced on Saturday. Gutierrez signing was completed a week after Sauber brought the experienced Adrian Sutil from Force India. The extension given to the 22-year-old means there will two Mexican drivers on the...
  • Talented Gutierrez finally makes his point in Japanese GP October 14, 2013

    Suzuka: Mexican Esteban Gutierrez was a talent waiting to explode and Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix vindicated Sauber's faith in him with his first points in Formula One, according to team principal Monisha Kaltenborn. The first rookie to appear on the scoresheets this season, at the 15th attempt, Gutierrez made his breakthrough...
  • Newcomers hopeful rain can improve their fortunes at Spa August 23, 2013

    Spa: It's not often that drivers hope for rain during a Formula One race. For the five struggling newcomers this season, however, wet weather in Belgium on Sunday could be seen as an advantage. Max Chilton, Giedo van der Garde, Jules Bianchi, Esteban Gutierrez and Valtteri Bottas have yet to score...
  • Esteban Gutierrez will score points in 2013, says Monisha Kaltenborn August 10, 2013

    Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn is confident Esteban Gutierrez is capable of scoring his first points in Formula One for the Swiss squad by the end of the season. The 22-year-old Gutierrez is yet to finish in the points and has an 11th-place finish as his best result in the season....
  • Hulkenberg predicts 'challenging' Silverstone track June 22, 2013

    Sauber's Nico Hulkenberg has termed the upcoming British Grand Prix 'challenging', saying the drivers will find the Silverstone track tricky. "The track is challenging for every driver and, in addition, the weather can be tricky as well. So it should be an interesting weekend," Hulkenberg said in a team statement...
  • Massa and Gutierrez handed grid penalties May 12, 2013

    Barcelona: Ferrari's Felipe Massa and Sauber's Mexican rookie Esteban Gutierrez were handed three-place grid penalties at the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday for impeding rivals in qualifying. The sanction was the second for Gutierrez in five races. The 21-year-old took a five-place penalty to last month's Bahrain Grand Prix after crashing...
  • Webber and Gutierrez get grid penalties for Bahrain April 14, 2013

    Shanghai: Red Bull's Mark Webber and Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez were handed grid penalties for next weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix after Formula One stewards ruled they were to blame for collisions in Sunday's race in China. Webber, who started from the pitlane and then retired when a wheel came off his car...
  • Gutierrez to drive for Sauber in 2013 November 23, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Sauber reserve driver Esteban Gutierrez of Mexico earned himself a race seat with the team for the 2013 Formula 1 season. The 21-year old Mexican will partner the recently-confirmed Nico Hulkenberg, who joins Sauber from Force India. Dutchman Robin Frijns will replace Gutirrez as the Swiss squad's new test...
  • Gutierrez replaces sick Perez for first practice October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: Mexican test driver Esteban Gutierrez will replace sick compatriot Sergio Perez in first practice at the Indian Grand Prix on Friday, the Sauber Formula One team said. "Due to the fact ... Pérez is unwell, the Sauber F1 Team has decided to let its reserve driver Esteban Gutierrez jump...
  • Sick Perez doubtful for Indian GP practice October 25, 2012

    Greater Noida: Sauber's Mexican driver Sergio Perez cancelled his Indian Grand Prix media commitments due to illness on Thursday with doubts about whether he would be fit for Friday practice. Sauber said Perez had a cold and a decision would be made on Friday with Mexican reserve Esteban Gutierrez, who has...
  • Sauber to size up Esteban Gutierrez at Abu Dhabi test October 18, 2012

    London: Sauber will run Mexican Formula One prospect Esteban Gutierrez in a young driver test in Abu Dhabi next month, the Swiss team said on Thursday. The 21-year-old is already the team's test and reserve driver and is tipped as a likely candidate to fill the shoes of compatriot Sergio Perez,...