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Apr 21

‘Price to pay’ for Honda supplying second F1 team – Boullier

“Whatever happens, we are partners”

'Price to pay' for Honda supplying second F1 team - BoullierMcLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier is open to engine partner Honda supplying a second team in the future, but says there would be a “price to pay” despite the benefits of additional data. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Wehrlein reveals why he accepts Mercedes drive decision

Wehrlein made his Sauber track debut on Tuesday
Wehrlein reveals why he accepts Mercedes drive decisionPascal Wehrlein says he accepts Mercedes’ decision not to promote him to a full factory drive in 2017 after controversially losing out to Valtteri Bottas in the race to replace Nico Rosberg at the title winning team.
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Feb 22

First exclusive video clip of the Sauber C36-Ferrari on track

Filming day for the Sauber F1 Team

The Sauber C36-Ferrari hit the race track for the first time at the Circuit de Catalunya ahead of the 2017 Formula One World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 20

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

2017-02-20 - Sauber C36-Ferrari (5)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).

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Feb 08

Sauber confirms Wehrlein undergoing medical checks

Wehrlein is preparing for his second season in F1
Sauber confirms Wehrlein undergoing medical checksSauber has moved to clarify reports Pascal Wehrlein could potentially miss the start of pre-season testing due to injury sustained during his Race of Champions shunt in Miami last month but did confirm the German is still undergoing medical checks.
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Feb 05

Ferrari ‘cannot keep on committing to F1 with decreasing audiences’

Ferrari chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne has warned the Scuderia “cannot keep on committing to F1 with decreasing audiences”.

Ferrari 'cannot keep on committing to F1 with decreasing audiences'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. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Pascal Wehrlein joins Sauber for 2017 season

“I am very delighted at being a part of the Sauber F1 Team for the upcoming Formula One Season” – Pascal Wehrlein

08 - Sauber F1 Team The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce that Pascal Wehrlein will complete the team’s driver line-up for the 2017 Formula One World Championship.

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Jan 02

Final pieces of F1 2017 jigsaw set to fall into place

Sources suggest a contract has been signed
2016-06-12_0574 The significant final pieces of the Formula 1 2017 jigsaw are expected to be confirmed imminently with all signs pointing towards a move to Mercedes for Valtteri Bottas following a reported pre-Christmas seat fitting.
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Dec 07

2017 F1 entry list published, four seats to fill

The Provisional 2017 F1 entry list

2016-10-23The FIA has published its provisional entry list for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship with four seats still to be filled between Mercedes, Manor and Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Gutierrez to leave Haas, indecision ‘hurt’ race seat chances

The Mexican says talks have begun with former team Sauber
2016-10-23_72605 Esteban Gutierrez fears having waited on Haas to decide its 2017 drivers it has put his chances of securing a race seat in doubt as the Mexican driver looks set to be edged out of F1 for the second time in his career.
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Aug 19

Renault basing 2017 car from Lotus 2015 model

“It is a fact that we are not building the 2017 car based on the 2016 one, but on the 2015 car”
2015-10-24_39735 Renault’s team principal Frederic Vasseur has explained initial developments for its 2017 car have been based upon the Lotus-branded 2015 model rather than its current challenger which has been a knock-on effect from the late takeover of the Enstone-based squad. Read the rest of this entry »
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Aug 13

New owners enticed by Sauber’s potential outside of F1

“Their clear intention is first of all to stabilise the situation – stabilise the group”
2016-06-10_0169 Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn says its new owners Longbow Finance were attracted to invest in the potential it saw from the Swiss company’s assets and strengths away from F1, and hinted at moving more efforts into other racing championships. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 17

Manor point puts pressure on Sauber to ‘raise game’

Wehrlein’s tenth place at the Red Bull Ring means that Sauber is now the only team without a point in 2016
2016-06-10_2991-14-24-48-0002 Felipe Nasr has admitted that Pascal Wehrlein’s point for Manor in Austria has heaped extra pressure on the Sauber team to unlock the potential of its car over the remainder of the season. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 09

FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Saturday

Flagworld.com report from the British Grand Prix – Saturday

2016-07-09-Saturday-0086 Day 3 getting writers cramp. Saturday, the day it starts to get serious, finally the rain they have been promising all weekend arrived, it started 40 minutes before FP3 just as most of the photographers were leaving to take their vantage points to shoot the session, needless to say there was a minor stampede back to the media room for the appropriate wet weather gear.

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Jul 09

F1 British GP: Ericsson hospitalised after Silverstone crash, to miss quali

Marcus Ericsson has been taken to hospital for a ‘routine check’ after suffering a sizeable accident in third free practice for the British Grand Prix

Ericsson hospitalised after Silverstone crash, to miss qualifyingThe Swede ran wide out of Stowe and clipped the damp astroturf to the left of the exit kerb, the unbalanced grip levels pitching him into a spin that would spear him into the opposing tyre barrier.

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May 26

Jules Bianchi’s family begins legal proceedings

“Jules Bianchi’s death was avoidable”
2014-06-05_0125 The family of the late Jules Bianchi are to begin legal proceedings against the FIA, Marussia and FOM following the F1 driver’s death as a result of injuries sustained during the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »
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Mar 01

Gutierrez: Year out with Ferrari was a big risk

“I’ve taken quite big risks, starting from the end of 2014, to join Ferrari as reserve driver”
Gutierrez: Year out with Ferrari was a big riskThough he was always confident he would return to F1, Esteban Gutierrez admits his year out as Ferrari reserve was a risk for him

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Jan 19

2016 F1 opener originally scheduled for April 10th

Despite this year’s expanded schedule featuring a record-breaking 21 events

2016 F1 opener originally scheduled for April 10thTeams were told the 2016 Formula 1 season was going to start on April 10th, with the subsequent late schedule change causing issues for McLaren and Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 13

Gutierrez targets Haas points from the off

Esteban Gutierrez echoes Haas’ expectations that it could be challenging for points ‘from the beginning’ of its F1 endeavour

2015-06-03_0098 Esteban Gutierrez says he is tentatively targeting top ten finishes during the early stages of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship season as he prepares to return to the series with the new Haas F1 team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

Perez: McLaren chance ill-timed

Force India’s Sergio Perez says he is now “ready for anything”

2015-10-22_37368 ‘Ready for anything’ Sergio Perez concedes McLaren chance came too early: In terms of racing, I was very immature and not ready to cope with such a difficult car and such a difficult team… Read the rest of this entry »

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