In qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix the Sauber F1 Team’s drivers were 14th (Esteban Gutiérrez) and 17th (Adrian Sutil). The Mexican was able to run in qualifying without any issues, but the German was missing quite a lot of top speed on the straights as shown by the data.
Sebastian Vettel on why he felt pole in Singapore was achievable for Red Bull; Jean-Eric Vergne on the mistake that cost him a shot at progressing into Q3; Esteban Gutierrez on exceeding expectations and putting Sauber in a ‘good position’ for Sunday’s race. The drivers and senior team personnel report back after a dramatic qualifying session at Marina Bay
There were top ten times in qualifying for the Singapore GP for Kevin Magnussen and Daniil Kvyat while Jenson Button was P11…
Singapore Grand Prix Friday press conference with team chiefs from McLaren, Williams, Sauber, Caterham, Toro Rosso and Force India F1 squads
Team Representatives – Franz Tost (Toro Rosso), Vijay Mallya (Force India), Manfredi Ravetto (Caterham), Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber), Eric Boullier (McLaren), Claire Williams (Williams) Q: If I could I begin with a question to all of you? Obviously there have been changes today to the team radio ban
Monisha Kaltenborn could not guarantee that Sauber will be on the grid next year, amid comments from Bernie Ecclestone that F1 could see eight three-car teams
Monisha Kaltenborn could not guarantee that Sauber will be on the grid next year, amid comments from Bernie Ecclestone that F1 could see eight three-car teams
Drivers – Marcus Ericsson (Caterham), Pastor Maldonado (Lotus), Sergio Perez (Force India), Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) Adrian Sutil (Sauber), Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso) Q: First of all, a question to all of you about the ban on large amounts of radio traffic between the team and the driver. What’s your reaction to this?
A crash on the final corner of the final lap, which sent former BMW Sauber driver Nick Heidfeld rolling, tagged by Nicolas Prost the son of four times F1 world champion Alain – it was a dramatic opening race for Formula E in Beijing today. The new FIA zero emissions series made a successful debut […]
With the European leg of the season complete, the teams and drivers head to Singapore and the spectacular Marina Bay Street Circuit for the second floodlit race of the year. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix discuss their prospects
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In this final episode of our 8-part Wind Tunnel Explained series, Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, explains how we translate test results from 60% scale to real car, how we calculate forces based on various speeds and which limitations are imposed to F1 teams by the current regulations. Watch parts 1-7 of this amazing series: PART 1 – Basics of Wind Tunnel Design ► Watch here: ► basic principles, history ► open-circuit vs closed-circuit wind tunnels ► energy efficiency ► fan, foundation, seismic mass, vibrations ► air rotation and turbulence PART 2 – Heat, Cooling & Airflow Optimisation ► Watch here: ► heat, cooling & radiators ► airflow optimisation PART 3 – Test or Working Section ► Watch here: ► test section, settling chamber ► closed-jet, slotted-wall, 3/4 open-jet ► contoured-wall, adaptive-wall ► aerospace vs motorsport wind tunnel technology ► boundary layer reduction in motorsports PART 4 – Model Motion System & Tyres ► Watch here: ► airospace vs motorsport model mounting systems ► model motion: yaw, pitch, roll ► wheels-on vs wheels-off, wheel steer ► wind tunnel model tyres vs. race tyres PART 5 – Moving Ground Technologies ► Watch here: ► rolling road ► development: synthetic rubber vs steel belts ► development: suction control ► friction, cooling ► air bearings & vacuum pumps PART 6 – Measurement Tools ► Watch here: ► load cells (6-/5-component) ► wheel load cells ► tyre patch load cells ► downforce, side-force, drag-force ► pressure sensors, motors, capillary tubes PART 7 – The Myth of Smoke in the Tunnel ► Watch here: ► smoke wands, rakes, airflow visualisation PART 8 – Model Size & Regulations ► Watch here: ► 50% vs 60% vs 100% model testing ► translation of model sizes and speeds ► FIA regulations and testing limitations ► wind-on restrictions Subscribe now
Sauber is feeling quite positive about its chances to score points in the Singapore Grand Prix after two tough races
With the European leg of the season complete, the teams and drivers head to Singapore and the spectacular Marina Bay Street Circuit for the second floodlit race of the year. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix discuss their prospects
Singapore was a happy hunting ground for Sauber last year, with Esteban Gutierrez breaking into Q3 for the first time in his F1 career and Nico Hulkenberg coming home ninth in the race. While the team are yet to claim a top-ten finish this season, a new upgrade package means they are optimistic of regrouping next weekend in the 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix
Sergey Sirotkin will drive for Sauber in opening practice for next month’s inaugural Russian Grand Prix, it has been confirmed.
Sergey Sirotkin will make his debut for Sauber in FP1 at the Russian Grand Prix
Sauber test driver Sergey Sirotkin will make his Formula 1 free practice debut at home in next month’s inaugural Russian Grand Prix, the team has confirmed to AUTOSPORT
Sergey Sirotkin will make his F1 weekend debut at the 2014 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix in October after Sauber confirmed the youngster will drive for them in first practice. The 19-year-old Russian, who acts as Sauber’s test driver, has already driven on part of what is his home Grand Prix circuit in Sochi, having completed promotional running in a 2012 Sauber C31 in September last year
Sergey Sirotkin will make his grand prix weekend debut during Friday practice in Russia next month
Sauber has been sold quite a few times. The first time was back in 1995 when Red Bull boss Dietrich Mateschitz purchased a majority shareholding in the team, although Peter Sauber retained the voting rights and so remained in control. In 2001 the two parties fell out over drivers (Mateschitz wanted Enrique Bernoldi and Sauber […]
Sauber is staying quiet on rumours that billionaire Lawrence Stroll is in talks over potentially investing in the team
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US-based Sauber F1 Team fan Brad McClaren looks back at the 2014 Italian Grand Prix. Plus: silly season? No idea what he’s talking about Enjoy!
Sauber’s future in Formula 1 could be boosted if talks with Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll to buy in to the team are successful
The Italian Grand Prix on the highspeed track in Monza became, as expected, a difficult race for the Sauber F1 Team. Adrian Sutil finished the 13th round of the FIA Formula One World Championship in 15th.
In qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix in Monza, Adrian Sutil and Esteban Gutiérrez came in 15th and 16th, achieving more or less the positions which were realistic for the Sauber F1 Team on a high speed track like this one.
There were top ten times in qualifying in Italy for Sebastian Vettel and Sergio Perez while Daniil Kvyat just missed out…
Daniel Ricciardo had some problems with his Red Bull throughout the day, but Force India are looking solid…
Sauber test and reserve driver Giedo van der Garde will make his seventh appearance of the season in Friday practice this weekend at Monza.
Pirelli’s tyre choice for the Italian Grand Prix has been branded “very conservative” by Sauber’s head of track engineering, Giampaolo Dall’Ara.
Two weeks on from a thrilling race at Spa-Francorchamps, the Formula One paddock moves on to historic Monza where the cars are expected to reach the highest speeds seen all year. Those involved in the Formula 1 Gran Premio d’Italia 2014 discuss their prospects…
Two weeks on from a thrilling race at Spa-Francorchamps, the Formula One paddock moves on to historic Monza where the cars are expected to reach the highest speeds seen all year. Those involved in the Formula 1 Gran Premio d’Italia 2014 discuss their prospects…
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It was an exciting race – albeit the C33 not being competitive at the power-limited track of Spa-Francorchamps. Rosanna from Pole Position P1 – your motorsport channel on YouTube! – looks back on the Belgian Grand Prix
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It was an exciting race – albeit the C33 not being competitive at the power-limited track of Spa-Francorchamps. Rosanna from Pole Position P1 – your motorsport channel on YouTube!
Esteban Gutierrez has described the lack of reliability his Sauber-Ferrari Formula 1 has suffered in recent grands prix as “unacceptable”.
Esteban Gutierrez has described the lack of reliability his Sauber-Ferrari Formula 1 has suffered in recent grands prix as “unacceptable”.
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Have you seen great pictures or videos using smoke to visualise the airflow? Is smoke in a wind tunnel an urban legend or is there more behind it? Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, busts the myth of smoke in the tunnel…!
In the Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps the Sauber F1 Team drivers applied different strategies, which in the end didn’t make a significant difference. Adrian Sutil, who stopped three times, finished in 14th , while Esteban Gutiérrez, who pitted twice, was 15th.
Kevin Magnussen held off McLaren team-mate Jenson Button while Sergio Perez and Daniil Kvyat were also in the points at Spa…
There were top ten times in Friday’s practice at Spa for Daniil Kvyat, Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg…
Toro Rosso technical director James Key believes his former team Sauber has “all the fundamentals” necessary to bounce back from its difficult start to the 2014 Formula 1 season.
Giedo van der Garde believes Eau Rouge can still be ‘flat-out’ as he returns to the Sauber cockpit for 90 minutes of F1 action on one of his favourite circuits.
Giedo van der Garde believes Eau Rouge can still be ‘flat-out’ as he returns to the Sauber cockpit for 90 minutes of F1 action on one of his favourite circuits.
Refreshed and revitalised after their summer break, the members of the F1 paddock are raring to go racing once more as they journey to the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for next weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix. Those involved discuss their prospects
Refreshed and revitalised after their summer break, the members of the F1 paddock are raring to go racing once more as they journey to the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for next weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix. Those involved discuss their prospects
Sergio Perez reckons his former Sauber Formula 1 team- mate Kamui Kobayashi is an “amazing” rival who taught him vital lessons in how to manage tyres.
It may be ahead of Caterham and Sauber as F1′s summer break comes to an end, but Marussia isn’t about to start getting complacent.
Simona de Silvestro insists she feels fully prepared to end the wait for a female Formula One driver as early as next season should the opportunity present itself
Sauber-affiliated former IndyCar racer Simona de Silvestro believes the timing is right for her to make the step into Formula 1 next year