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Posted on Monday, February 20, 2017

Sauber launches 2017 car

Sauber F1 Team presented its 2017 contender during an online launch on Monday. The official rollout of the new C36-Ferrari will take place at the first winter tests in Barcelona next week. In the 2017 Formula One World Championship the Swiss team will be competing with Marcus Ericsson and the new arrival Pascal Wehrlei. Under the new ownership, the Sauber Group has the chance of a new beginning, and can establish itself and can create a solid basis for a competitive and successful future. CEO […]

Posted on Friday, May 27, 2016

Sauber will resolve issues 'shortly'

Sauber Team Principal Monisha Kaltenborn is sure that the operation will be able to solve its challenging predicament "shortly" as it bids to secure its future. Sauber has struggled financially in recent months amid delayed payments, with the issues impacting on-track performance, with no car updates across the past few events. Sauber has yet to score a point in 2016 but when asked for an update on Sauber's situation, Kaltenborn said "we have certain challenges and we are working very hard to overcome the situation […]

Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Sauber must find solution for brakes - Nasr

Felipe Nasr says Sauber must find a solution for his braking issues as he was again plagued by problems during the Austrian Grand Prix. Nasr voiced his lack of confidence with an adapted braking approach in Monaco and Canada and the Brazilian was hampered by issues in Austria, leading to his 11th place finish. "I am disappointed with the result," he said. "I struggled a lot with overheating brakes. I was not able to brake properly, therefore it was difficult to defend my position. Looking […]

Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Kaltenborn sure of Sauber progress in 2015

Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn is sure that her squad can recover next year, with the Swiss outfit suffering from one of its worst campaigns in 2014. Sauber has yet to score a point this year with the C33 also struggling for reliability. Kaltenborn, though, is adamant that Sauber will not repeat its errors in 2015. "It is in the making," she told the Official F1 website when asked about Sauber's 2015 challenger. "Sauber has a bit of a history with always struggling when massive […]

Posted on Sunday, June 22, 2014

Pit mix-up hinders Sauber progress

A sequence of errors resulted in a difficult afternoon for Sauber at the Austrian Grand Prix as neither Adrian Sutil nor Esteban Gutierrez were able to score points. Gutierrez was released from his first stop without the right rear tyre attached but in radioing the Mexican to stop, Sauber inadvertently gave the message to Sutil, who naturally obliged. Sutil slowed and lost almost 10 seconds until Sauber realised their error. "From a driving perspective, it was a good race," said Sutil. "I had a good […]

Posted on Friday, May 9, 2014

Sauber affected by Ukraine-Russia tensions

Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn has revealed that the current crisis between Ukraine and Russia has affected the team. Sauber has been keen to exploit the Russian market, with the team having signed up Russian youngster Sergey Sirotkin as one of their test drivers. But the rising tensions between Ukraine and Russia has led to business negotiations coming to a halt. "We’ve definitely seen an effect because a lot of talks which are very advanced have virtually come to standstill because people are waiting and […]

Posted on Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Sauber sure C33 issues identified

Sauber has identified the issues which have plagued the C33 in 2014, according to team principal Monisha Kaltenborn. Neither Adrian Sutil nor Esteban Gutierrez finished in Malaysia and while both drivers reached the chequered flag two weeks previously in Melbourne, they did so outside of the points. Sauber is reportedly struggling to get the C33 down to the weight limit, but Kaltenborn is confident that matters will soon improve. "Melbourne was important because we finished with both cars and Kuala Lumpur a disappointment because we […]

Posted on Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Sauber satisfied with first test

Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn says she is satisfied with her team's progress during the first test at Jerez last week. Adrian Sutil and Esteban Gutierrez completed 163 laps across four days in the Sauber C33 at the Spanish circuit. "We are satisfied with the first test" said Kaltenborn. "Our car was ready just in time. The fact that the C33 functioned from the first day on track is a remarkable achievement by the team. A big compliment to everyone involved." "We wanted to see […]

Posted on Sunday, January 26, 2014

Sauber reveals C33-Ferrari

Sauber has unveiled their 2014 challenger, the C33. The car, which will be piloted by Adrian Sutil and Esteban Gutierrez, was presented during an online launch on Sunday. Chief designer Eric Gandelin stressed that reliability early on is crucial. "The radical changes to the technical regulations for 2014 mean that it’s even harder than usual to make predictions for the new season," explained Gandelin. "We know what kind of package we’ve put together here, and we are happy with what we achieved, but it is […]