It appears that $14M is not enough anymore to buy a Formula One seat, even in a second-tier team. And even for a GP2 champion.
Just minutes before free practice was due to start, Dutchman Giedo van der Garde failed to win his court battle in time to drive for Sauber in the Australian Grand Prix.
Drama playing out in the court rooms even before a wheel has turned in Melbourne – Kate Walker investigates a moral dilemma.
Briton's Williams was on out-lap when Sauber’s Brazilian ‘came across and hit me’.
Sauber court crisis deepens as equipment could be seized by bailiffs if contempt of court is ruled.
Sauber is fighting van der Garde's bid to race in 2015.
Former Caterham driver is looking to be behind the wheel of the Sauber in 2015.
Will he get a superlicence? Will Sauber have assets seized? Find out in the next few hours on Motorsport.com.