Tag Archive: Sauber

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 »

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 »

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 »

Jan 07

“Ferrari engine switch has compromised STR prep” – James Key

Toro Rosso took the opportunity to accept an offer from Ferrari to run a supply of year-old engines for 2016

2015-10-24_39742 Toro Rosso’s James Key admits that the late decision to switch to Ferrari power has ‘compromised’ the team’s preparations for the 2016 F1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Sauber deserved its 2015 achievements – Nasr

“We all knew it was going to be a difficult year”

2015-06-06_0783 Felipe Nasr praises Sauber for maximising its opportunities in 2015, adding that it ‘sacrificed’ itself towards the end with a view to 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Nasr hints at aggressive concept for Sauber 2016 car

“All I can say is that the concept looks very different”

2015-10-24_40379 After a rookie F1 campaign which went ‘as expected’ for Felipe Nasr he is now hoping Sauber’s new aggressive concept car can shake things up. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

Alfa Romeo being pitched for F1 return

The Alfa Romeo brand could be set for a move back into Formula 1

2014-07-12_0247 Sergio Marchionne reveals the Alfa Romeo brand could return to F1 on the back of a new product offensive and a full scale move into the US market. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finale

Nico Rosberg dazzles on his way to a sixth straight F1 pole position in Abu Dhabi under the Yas Marina floodlights; Vettel eliminated in Q1

Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finaleNico Rosberg will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale from a sixth consecutive pole position after a dazzling qualifying effort under the Yas Marina Circuit floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Test in Abu Dhabi – Adderly Fong will drive the Sauber C34-Ferrari

Adderly Fong will test the Sauber C34-Ferrari during the Pirelli tyre test on 1st December following the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend

10 - Sauber F1 Team The 25-year-old Chinese driver will be behind the wheel of the Sauber C34-Ferrari with the objective of completing 300 kilometres on the Yas Marina Circuit to qualify for the exention of his super licence extention.

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Nov 21

Lotus asks F1 to ‘review its business model’

“I believe it is crucial for Formula 1 to review its business model” – Gastaldi
2015-10-23_39148 Lotus F1 deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi has called for Formula 1 to review its business model and has given a stern warning if certain situations continue the sport will drive fans away. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Kaltenborn: Ecclestone understands EU complaint

“The system of dividing revenues and determining how Formula 1 rules are set is both unfair and unlawful.”

Kaltenborn: Ecclestone understands EU complaintMonisha Kaltenborn says Bernie Ecclestone ‘understands’ why Sauber and Force India have lodged a complaint to the EU competition commission. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

FIA rules customer engines must be same specification

FIA tweaks customer engine regulations

2015-06-04_0096 Red Bull’s hopes of securing a factory specification Ferrari engine in 2016 is assisted by a technical regulation tweak from the FIA. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Haas confirms Romain Grosjean for maiden F1 season

Romain Grosjean will head up Haas F1’s maiden season of Formula 1 racing next season, it is officially confirmed

  2015-06-05_0032 The new Haas F1 Team has officially confirmed Romain Grosjean will lead the driver line-up for its inaugural season in Formula 1 after successfully luring him from Lotus. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Vettel: Renault success is quickly forgotten

Vettel emerged as the dominant force of F1 between 2010 and 2013

Vettel: Renault success is quickly forgottenSebastian Vettel says he takes no pleasure in watching Red Bull and Renault head for an acrimonious split given their considerable success together. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Nasr puts confidence in Sauber updates

“There are some tracks on which I will get my first taste in a F1 car”

2015-06-06_0783 Felipe Nasr is optimistic that Sauber’s first major updates of 2015 can restore the C34 to its previous battle with Toro Rosso, Lotus and Force India. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Hulkenberg: Le Mans win will let me shine in F1

Force India driver says he’s been unfazed by the extra attention since winning Le Mans at his first attempt

2015-06-14-The Race-0179Nico Hulkenberg says he’s fighting for his opportunity to shine in Formula 1 and feels his Le Mans 24 Hours victory makes his CV sparkle. Nico Hulkenberg says he’s fighting for his opportunity to shine in Formula 1 and feels his Le Mans 24 Hours victory has made his racing CV sparkle. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Canadian Grand Prix: Rosberg fastest, Hamilton last in red flag blighted FP3

Nico Rosberg goes quickest in an incident-packed FP3

2015-06-05_1250 While Lewis Hamilton props up the timesheets after two red flags and an error hamper his progress.

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Apr 29

Successful recertification of the environmental management system of the Sauber group

The two-day recertification audit took place at the company’s headquarters in Hinwil

10 - Sauber F1 TeamThree years ago the environmental management system of the Sauber group was certificated with ISO 14001 for the first time. Now, the company has received the renewal of this certificate. ISO 14001 is the most widely established standard worldwide in this field. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Sauber appeal against van der Garde court decision

Sauber lodge an official appeal on the Supreme Court of Victoria’s decision to rule in the favour of former driver Giedo van der Garde

2015-02-28 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Marcus Ericsson (8)The legal tussle between Sauber and Giedo van der Garde continues to rumble on after the Formula 1 team lodged an official appeal against the Supreme Court’s decision to rule in the Dutch driver’s favour. Read the rest of this entry »

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