Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn has come to the defence of F1's so-called "pay drivers", saying some of the criticism is unfair.

McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has brought the issue back into the spotlight by claiming it is "hurting" the sport as many of the drivers would not make it in the sport if they didn't have the financial backing.

I trust in Peter Sauber and if he trusts her so much, she must be special.