Sauber extends Ferrari engine deal

Formula One team Sauber has extended a deal for Ferrari to supply its engines ahead of next season’s engine format overhaul.

The multi-year deal includes Ferrari’s supply of gearboxes and energy recovery systems (ERS). It also extends the two constructors’ relationship from 1997, excluding the four seasons from 2006 Sauber were owned by BMW.

"We are proud to extend our relationship with such a prestigious and renowned brand and look forward to entering the 2014 season with a strong and reliable partner like Ferrari," Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn said, according to Sky Sports.

Formula One team Marussia also agreed a long-term partnership in July to use Ferrari engines from next season.