(Sauber F1 Team via Twitter)
The news comes as a boost for the Russian as it now means that the he will be able to participate in official Grand Prix event's such as Friday Practice session's.
Meanwhile, in other Sauber F1 Team news, their Affiliated driver Simona De Silvestro has been at the Swiss teams Hinwil HQ for a seat fitting as the former IndyCar star continues her preparations for her Formula One debut.
(Sauber F1 Team)
De Silvestro joined the team in February and is extremely excited about 'achieving her dream' of driving a Formula One car. The Swiss driver is not the only female driver involved in Formula One as Susie Wolff is currently the Williams Martini Racing Team.
©Ben Johnston 2014