Tag Archive: Hinwil

Mar 26

Simone de Silvestro rates her chances of joining the grand prix grid in 2015 with Sauber as “good”

De Silvestro’s F1 race chance ’1 per cent’ – report

2014-03-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Hinwil - Simo De Silvestro (2) Last month, the Swiss team signed up the 25-year-old Indycar driver, nominating her as “an affiliated driver” of the Hinwil based outfit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Sauber never considered quitting, team sale

The Hinwil based team ‘launched’ its 2014 car, the C33

2014-01-26 - Sauber F1 Team - Sauber C33-Ferrari 01Boss Monisha Kaltenborn dismissed two pressing questions about Sauber’s health and future in the simplest possible way. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Sirotkin still Sauber test driver

Sergey Sirotkin still has a place at Sauber.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 01 Earlier this week, reports emerged that questioned the Russian teen’s test seat with the Swiss team. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Sutil has seat fitting in 2014 Sauber

“Look who we found getting comfortable in his seat”

07 - Sauber F1 TeamAfter spending his entire career to date with Force India, Adrian Sutil on Wednesday began his next F1 chapter. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Potential buyers visit Sauber’s Hinwil HQ – report

Sauber is still scrambling to secure its future, according to the latest reports.

2013-11-17 - Sauber F1 Team - 01 The Swiss team has now announced that Adrian Sutil is replacing the Force India-bound Nico Hulkenberg in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Gutierrez says Sauber ‘priority’ in 2014 talks

“I think there are good opportunities for me to continue in formula one”

Esteban Gutiérrez - photo Getty Images Esteban Gutierrez says his “priority” is to stay at Sauber in 2014, even though the Mexican does not appear first in line for a seat with the Swiss team. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

2014 Sauber passes FIA crash tests

The 2014 car is therefore “officially homologated”

06 - Sauber F1 TeamSauber has hit back at speculation about its future by revealing it is well on track to debuting an all-new 2014 car. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Lead Sauber engineer flees to Force India

Amid rumours of possible mergers

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Nico Hulkenberg 03Nico Hulkenberg is expected to flee to Force India, and Sauber is now also losing its chief engineer to the Silverstone based team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Maldonado triggers final ‘silly season’ dominoes

The final pieces of the 2014 grid are now set to fall into place.

2013-03-23 - Williams F1 - Malaysia - Pastor Maldonado 03With the possible – albeit unlikely – exception of Caterham and Marussia, the only team with full driver stability heading into next season will be Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Maldonado visits Sauber’s Hinwil base – report

Pastor Maldonado has leapt into contention for a Sauber seat in 2014.

2013-06-06_0061Blick newspaper’s veteran F1 correspondent Roger Benoit reports that the Venezuelan, whose lucrative backer PDVSA has already exited its deal at Williams, “was at Hinwil” this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Nico Hulkenberg is spending Thursday in his hotel room rather than at the Yas Marina circuit

Hulkenberg unwell in Abu Dhabi

Nico Hulkenberg - photo © DPPI - François Flamand German reports by SID news agency and Auto Motor und Sport say the Sauber driver is unwell, apparently with an upset stomach picked up last week in India. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Petrov could oust Sirotkin at Sauber – report

Vitaly Petrov has emerged as a shock contender to return to F1 with Sauber in 2014.

2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Vitaly Petrov 02Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport said the Russian, who has raced in F1 for Renault and Caterham, is knocking at the Swiss team’s headquarters with a EUR 30 million sponsor. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Hot rumour – Hulkenberg’s future now secure

Hulkenberg gave nothing away

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Nico Hulkenberg 01 The hot rumour at Suzuka after Sunday’s Japanese grand prix is that Nico Hulkenberg’s future is now secure. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

Toro Rosso drivers better than Sauber’s – Tost

“For driving skills, we are better positioned with Ricciardo and Vergne”

2013-05-23 - Toro Rosso - Monaco - Jean-Eric Vergne (7)It is not getting widespread attention, but a big battle is brewing between Sauber and Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Rubens Barrichello has emerged as a shock contender to drive for Sauber in 2014

Barrichello in frame for 2014 Sauber seat – report

Rubens Barrichello Medley portraitWith Nico Hulkenberg expected to move either to Lotus or McLaren next year, Hinwil based Sauber has already said Russian teenager Sergey Sirotkin is set to make his debut in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Sirotkin to attend Monza race with Sauber

Sauber will have a fourth driver on hand this weekend at Monza.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 05Always present for the Swiss team at races are Nico Hulkenberg and Esteban Gutierrez, and also the ‘third’ or reserve driver Robin Frijns. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Sirotkin signs 2014 Sauber race contract – report

Sergey Sirotkin has finally signed a real contract to race a Sauber in 2014.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 05Before the Russian teen’s visit to Hinwil this week, Sirotkin’s race seat was a mere ambition as part of the Russian rescue deal. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Sirotkin could test in Ferrari simulator – Kaltenborn

“There are some options in terms of the simulator, including Ferrari”

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 07Sergey Sirotkin’s preparation for his formula one race debut next year could continue at the controls of the Ferrari driver simulator. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

Pirelli waiting for Sauber tyre bill – report

Reports of a continuing financial crisis at Sauber are continuing to emerge.

2013-06-09_1130With the Swiss team’s Russian saviour deal still waiting to be finalised, Bild am Sonntag newspaper reports that Sauber’s debts still stand at EUR 80 million, including unpaid bills to suppliers totalling 35 million. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Questions mount over Sauber’s Russian saviours

Ferrari is also playing a key role in Sauber’s situation

2013-06-06_0007The Russian deal was hailed as Sauber’s saviour, but rumours persist that the Swiss team is not yet out of the woods. Read the rest of this entry »

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