Tag Archive: Sauber

Apr 18

Ferrari unlikely to recover in 2014 – Malago

“Every team is aware of the massive improvements they can make to their cars”

2014-03-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Fernando Alonso 05Giovanni Malago says it is unlikely Ferrari will recover from its competitive slump within the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

F1′s four smallest teams have written a letter complaining about the state of the sport

Smallest teams write ‘explosive’ letter – report

2014-03-30 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Malaysia -Sergio Perez - Teams Germany’s Sport Bild revealed that the letter, initiated by Marussia and also signed by Caterham, Force India and Sauber, was addressed to the other seven teams as well as Bernie Ecclestone and FIA president Jean Todt. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Drivers threaten to strike over unpaid wages

F1 drivers are threatening to strike if their teams do not pay them.

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - 2014 drivers Germany’s Sport Bild reports that, in Bahrain recently, Kimi Raikkonen’s manager Steve Robertson was seen arguing in the paddock with Lotus team boss Federico Gastaldi. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

US sanctions endanger Sirotkin’s career – report

Sergey Sirotkin’s F1 future is suddenly in doubt

2013-09-27 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 01 Closely linked with a Russian rescue deal that reportedly saved Sauber from financial collapse last year, the 18-year-old is backed by Russia’s SMP bank. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Sauber’s female driver to make F1 test debut

Simone de Silvestro will shortly make her formula one test debut.

2014-03-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Hinwil - Simo De Silvestro (2) The 25-year-old female Swiss driver, best known for her Indycar exploits, recently became “affiliated” with the Ferrari-powered Sauber team. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Even ‘genius’ will not close gap to Mercedes – Marko

“In China, Mercedes are again going to be very difficult to beat”

2013-06-09_0078 Reigning world champion team Red Bull is hoping to be “at least within reach” of dominant Mercedes in the space of a month. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Drivers tackling 2014 races without a drink

Adrian Sutil will go the entire Bahrain grand prix on Sunday without a sip of water.

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - 2014 drivers The tall and therefore heavy German lost almost 4 kilograms over the winter and is now complaining that, given the heavier 2014 engines, the 692kg car-plus-driver minimum weight is unfair. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Caterham not just after ‘quick money’ – Frijns

Last year, he bobbed around in GP2 and as a Sauber test driver

2014-03-02 - Caterham F1 Team - Bahrain - Robin Frijns Robin Frijns claims it is rare to find a middle-ranked team that wants to take on a third driver who doesn’t substantially ‘pay’. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Drivers say Massa wrong to ignore team order

“As a team boss I would not be pleased with him”

2014-03-16 - Williams F1 Team - Australia - Felipe Massa 02Two former F1 drivers on Tuesday said they thought Felipe Massa was wrong to have ignored Williams’ team orders in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Raikkonen to retire after Ferrari stint

Kimi Raikkonen thinks Ferrari will be his last team in formula one

2014-03-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Kimi Raikkonen 00“I am glad to be here again and I am sure that I will not change again,” the Finn told Germany’s Sport Bild in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Jean Todt has named Williams as one of the teams “crying out” for a budget cap

Williams having financial problems – Todt

2014-03-16 - Williams MARTINI racing 01The FIA president was asked by Germany’s Welt am Sonntag newspaper about the highly controversial cap, opposed by many top teams as unworkable in practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Fernando Alonso has denied that Ferrari is yet to ‘turn its engine up’ in the 2014 season

Ferrari suffered FIA engine glitch in Melbourne

2014-03-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Close-up of a P Zero Yellow soft tyre on a Ferrari F1 car Lewis Hamilton, a title favourite with the dominant team Mercedes, downplayed the German squad’s superiority when he said at Sepang: “I’m sure Renault have not turned their engine up to max. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Predicting 2014 winner like ‘winning lottery’ – Alesi

It is almost impossible to predict the outcome of this year’s world championship.

Jean Alesi 2011-12-14 That is the view of former F1 driver Jean Alesi, who thinks the pecking order in the sport’s all-new turbo V6 era is not as clear as it currently appears. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Mar 25

Sergey Sirotkin will put his F1 plans back on track once he obtains a superlicense

Sirotkin to push for F1 license in Sauber test

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 02 Amid Sauber’s financial crisis of 2013, the Swiss team appeared to be rushing the teen to the grid as the jewel in a Russian rescue deal. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

New Ferrari engine too heavy – report

One of Ferrari’s main problems is that its all-new 2014 engine is overweight.

2014-03-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Fernando Alonso 01That is the claim of the German magazine Auto Motor und Sport, who said customers Sauber and Marussia are also struggling with a ‘power unit’ that weights 13 kilograms too much. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Sauber patient amid slow-moving Russian deal

Sauber insists its Russian rescue deal remains on track.

2014-02-27_0011 - Sauber F1 Team - Bahrain - Adrian Sutil Originally set to feature the teen Sergey Sirotkin on the 2014 grid, talk of the Swiss team’s Russian buy-in has now quietened in the F1 paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

F1 stares into the unknown for 2014 revolution

F1′s all-new look has divided opinions

2014-03-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99025Formula one is staring into the unknown as the sport’s revolutionary new era begins in earnest this weekend in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

New era risks ‘destroying’ F1 – Villeneuve

“I think personally the rules are too restrictive; it’s not formula one”

World RX - Jacques Villeneuve 07 F1′s all-new era risks “destroying” the sport, according to outspoken 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Simona De Silvestro becomes Sauber F1 Team affiliated driver

Sauber signs up female driver de Silvestro

2014-01-31 - Sauber F1 Team - Adrian Sutil (2) The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce that Simona De Silvestro will become an affiliated driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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