Tag Archive: Peter Sauber

May 28

Alesi tells Sauber to ignore Jordan’s quit call

Former F1 driver Jean Alesi has urged Peter Sauber to ignore Eddie Jordan’s advice.

2014-02-28 - Sauber F1 Team Earlier, after the struggling Swiss team dropped behind backmarker Marussia in the 2014 constructors’ standings, Jordan said 70-year-old Sauber should acknowledge reality and join him in retirement by selling up. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Jordan tells friend Sauber to sell F1 team

Eddie Jordan has urged Peter Sauber to follow him into F1 retirement.

2013-06-06_0170 Actually, having sold his Silverstone based team back in 2005 that today is called Force India, Irishman Jordan is now an outspoken expert pundit for British television. 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 »

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 04

Peter Sauber to return to paddock in 2014

“He’s alright” – Kaltenborn

2012-07-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Germany - Peter Sauber 01Peter Sauber should return to the F1 paddock next year, following some minor health problems in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Kaltenborn confirms meeting with Petrov

Monisha Kaltenborn has admitted she recently met with Vitaly Petrov.

2013-06-09_0348It emerged on Thursday that Russian Petrov, reportedly with EUR 30 million in Gazprom sponsorship in his pocket, could return to F1 next year in the place of Sauber’s intended 2014 race driver Sergey Sirotkin. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Kaltenborn could exit as Russians arrive – report

Monisha Kaltenborn could be the big loser of Sauber’s Russian rescue deal.

2013-06-09_0348Sonntagszeitung newspaper reports that the ailing Swiss team’s new partners, all linked to the Russian Federation, are planning to inject a staggering $500 million into Hinwil. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Kaltenborn could exit as Russians arrive

Monisha Kaltenborn could be the big loser of Sauber’s Russian rescue deal

2013-06-09_0348Sonntagszeitung newspaper reports that the ailing Swiss team’s new partners, all linked to the Russian Federation, are planning to inject a staggering $500 million into Hinwil. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

‘Stupid’ to turn down F1 due to young age – Sirotkin

“Yes, tests with the car that is allowed by the rules of formula one.”

Auto GP - Sirotkin_SospiriSergey Sirotkin, Sauber’s next race driver, insists he must jump at the chance to enter formula one next year, despite his young age. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Russian deal helps embattled Sauber eye ‘long-term’ future

Sergey Sirotkin will be prepared “as a racing driver for the team in 2014″

2013-03-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Malaysia - Monisha Kalterborn 01Amid reports the Swiss team is on the brink of collapse, Sauber on Monday announced a Russian tie-up. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Unpaid Ferrari could switch off Sauber engines – report

Peter Sauber told the Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick: “That’s nonsense.”

2013-06-09_0998Embattled Sauber could have its engine power switched off permanently on the day after the forthcoming Hungarian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Negative media coverage ‘extremely hurtful’ – Sauber

“The solidarity we feel is enormous” – Sauber

2012-06-10 - Sauber F1 Team - Canada - Peter Sauber 2Peter Sauber has admitted the recent media coverage of his formula one team’s financial crisis is “extremely” hurtful. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Unpaid suppliers file claims against ailing Sauber

The depths of Sauber’s financial problems are now beginning to emerge.

2013-06-08_0117The Swiss business newspaper Handeslzeitung reports that dozens of unpaid suppliers to the struggling Hinwil based team have filed claims, totalling almost EUR 1 million. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Sauber admits suppliers not being paid

“It is very difficult at the moment” – Peter Sauber

2013-06-09_0998Peter Sauber has denied reports employees of his struggling Swiss team are going without pay. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Rumours swirl around struggling Sauber’s future

“Sauber is the most important high-tech company in Switzerland.”

2013-06-09_1130Having confirmed its financial problems, the rumours about the future of the Swiss team Sauber are now doing the rounds in the Nurburgring paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Wolff denies Mercedes to sacrifice Brawn

“It was my decision to do the test, that’s a fact” – Brawn

2013-06-08_0128Toto Wolff has played down rumours Ross Brawn is shaping up as the sacrificial lamb in the Mercedes ‘testgate’ scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Sauber slams ‘unsportsmanlike’ Bottas

“He (Bottas) stole a point from us.” – Peter Sauber

2013-02-10 - Sauber F1 Team - Jerez - Nico Hulkenberg 00Valtteri Bottas has been accused of “unsportsmanlike” behaviour in the dying moments of the Monaco grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Rival teams not asked about ‘secret’ Mercedes test

“We feel cheated”

2013-05-25 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Monaco - Lewis Hamilton 04The furore over Mercedes’ secret Pirelli test looks set to deepen, as rival teams claim they were not informed by F1′s tyre supplier. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Sauber quiet after sponsor meetings in Moscow

“We had an important meeting”

2013-02-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Sauber C32 frontSauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn was tight-lipped when asked about her visit to Moscow just prior to this weekend’s Monaco grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Sauber bosses missing in Monaco – report

“They are somewhere in eastern Europe”

2012-10-17 - Sauber F1 Team - Monisha Kaltenborn 02Both of Sauber’s main team figures were missing in action on Thursday as Nico Hulkenberg and Esteban Gutierrez practiced in Monaco. Read the rest of this entry »

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