Staff at the Sauber F1 Team have not been paid in full for February the Swiss outfit has confirmed due to cash flow problems.
It has been reported that the team who only brought their new car, the Ferrari powered C35 to last weeks second winter test in Barcelona are in talks with a title sponsor however the deal has yet to be finalized.
Swiss newspaper Bild, quoted Sauber Team Principal Monisha Keltenborn as saying:
Part of the February salaries is pending. I regret that immensely. We are currently at the most expensive time of the year. And with the transfer of a large amount sponsorship from abroad, there has been remittance technical problems.
The delayed payments have had no impact on the team’s preparations for the start of the 2016 season and they will be on the grid for the season opener in Melbourne, Australia in two weeks time.
The team have retained Marcus Ericsson and Felipe Nasr for the 2016 season.