While Sauber is not a competitive team and Leclerc will likely struggle to score points by finishing races in the top 10, this will be a great opportunity for him to showcase his driving talent to some of the sport's top teams.
However, Ericsson's future had been in doubt after he ended the season as the only driver to compete in every race without scoring a point.
During a press conference held at Alfa Romeo's museum on Saturday, Leclerc and Ericsson took the wraps off the squad's proposed 2018 livery, which was presented on one of the team's showcars.
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The press conference will be streamed live via the AAC's Facebook and Youtube Channels starting at 2:30 CST. He returned to Nebraska and sat out the team's 1995 national championship season due to transfer rules.
Though Leclerc has been expected to fill one of the seats for a while now, there had been a question-mark over who would partner him in 2018.
Charles Leclerc will make his Formula 1 debut next season after being confirmed alongside Marcus Ericsson in Sauber's line-up.
Giovinazzi will stay as the team's back-up driver and it remains to be seen if Wehrlein moves to Williams - the only remaining team with a vacancy.
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Marchionne, who is also chairman of Sauber's engine suppliers Ferrari, has made the title sponsorship of Sauber part of his reshaping of the FCA-owned Alfa Romeo brand.
Formula One chairman Chase Carey and former Ferrari boss Jean Todt, president of the governing FIA, both attended the presentation. He first tested with Sauber's engine suppliers Ferrari in 2016, as well as participating in four F1 Friday practice sessions with the Ferrari-powered Haas squad.
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