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A potential Lotus-Sauber deal? // Following Ian Burrows' tweets about a link up for the Swiss team

Published by Christine

F1 Racing Commercial Director Ian Burrows is tweeting about the possibility of a Lotus-Sauber link up for next year as though it is already a done deal:

Latest: Dany Bahar (ex-Ferrari) & Mike Gascoigne (ex Jordan,Toyota, Renault, Force India) to join Peter Sauber to form Lotus Sauber for 2010.

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Financed by Malaysian mutlinationals - Proton (owners of Lotus) and Petronas (BMW & Sauber long term partners).

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With Lotus-Sauber getting Ferrari engines in 2010 as art of the compensation package.

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Grandprix.com also have thoughts and musings on the subject. Is this the return of Lotus to F1? Who will drive for them?

Update: Autosport are running a similar story but suggest the two companies may be rivals.