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In 2017 the Sauber F1 Team celebrates another milestone: it is the 25th Formula One season in the teams’ history
The Sauber C36-Ferrari – the anniversary car for the new era
Together with its new owner, Longbow Finance S. A., the Sauber F1 Team starts a new era. In the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship the Swiss team will again be competing with driver Marcus Ericsson (SE, 26) and the new arrival Pascal Wehrlein (DE, 22).
Porsche and Bentley are close behind, thanks to their podium finishes in Australia
His comments were made in an investor conference call last week, although he added that he has faith in Formula One’s new owners Liberty Media and is hopeful the American media giant will be able to raise the sports appeal.
IMSA Daytona 24 Hours Qualifying
Alessandro Pier Guidi puts Spirit of Race Ferrari 488 GT3 on pole position, just ahead of Alessandro Balzan in the Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GT3 Toni Vilander qualifies Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTE in fourth position. Ferrari 488 GT3s have taken over the front row of the GT-Daytona (GTD) field for this weekend’s 24 Hours of Daytona. In GT-Le Mans class (GTLM) the 488 GTE of team Risi Competizione took fourth place.
Ferrari may lose some of its financial privileges under proposals being considered by F1’s incoming new owners, Liberty Media
According to reports by Forbes, the plan is to change the way the sport’s prize money is paid so that it is more evenly split. It is hoped this will close the gap between ‘the haves and the have nots’ and in turn improve the spectacle on track.
Bernie Ecclestone’s reign as F1 ringmaster could come to an end next week, it has been claimed.
According to Sky News, Liberty Media has offered him a “less hands-on role – with a title such as life president”. It also says that Chase Carey, who was appointed as F1’s new chairman at the end of last year, has lined up former ESPN executive Sean Bratches to run the commercial side of the sport, while ex-Ferrari and ex-Mercedes man Ross Brawn will have a “key role” on the sporting side.
Ross Brawn says one of his frustrations with Formula One is that the sport is too reactive and does not have any long term plans