Renault power dominated the timesheets in a wet third practice session for the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix on Saturday morning. Sebastian Vettel topped a session for the first time this year, as he headed Daniel Ricciardo for a Red Bull one-two. The Lotus cars of Pastor Maldonado and Romain Grosjean were third and fourth, with Sauber’s Adrian Sutil fifth.
There were top ten times in Friday’s practice for the British GP for Jenson Button, Kevin Magnussen and Jean-Eric Vergne…
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Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, about the science of F1 wind tunnel design and testing! Part 4 is about the model motion system: how is the model moved?
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Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, about the science of F1 wind tunnel design and testing! Part 4 is about the model motion system: how is the model moved? And Willem takes a quick look at model tyres vs.
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Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, about the science of F1 wind tunnel design and testing! Part 4 is about the model motion system: how is the model moved?
Monisha Kaltenborn has said Sauber have a “big gap” to overcome if they’re to score points this season but anticipates a major performance improvement all the same.
Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn says the team must give Marussia the respect it deserves over its current position in the constructors’ championship
Monisha Kaltenborn says Sauber is not frustrated with the Ferrari power unit despite the obvious deficit to Mercedes
Adrian Sutil has no regrets about leaving the Force India Formula 1 team for Sauber, despite the contrasting fortunes of the two squads so far this season
After a thrilling race on a revamped Spielberg circuit, the paddock heads for the more familiar territory of Silverstone and the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix. Can Williams repeat their Spielberg heroics, this time on home soil – or will rivals like Red Bull carry the fight to Mercedes, winners in Great Britain in 2013.
After conducting some running in Fiorano back in April, former Indycar driver, Simona de Silvestro completed another series of running, this time in Valencia.
In front of his countrymen, Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports) has taken his maiden victory in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series. Starting from pole, also his first in the category, the Sauber F1 Team reserve driver was joined on the podium by Zoel Amberg (AVF) and Pietro Fantin (International Draco Racing) at the end of a race where the top three in the general classification remained blocked on the grid. Out of the points on Saturday, Carlos Sainz (DAMS) is all the same assured of leaving (…) – Press Releases
Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports), reserve driver for the Sauber F1 Team, clinched his first pole position in Formula Renault 3.5 Series in front of his home crowd. At Moscow Raceway, the Russian headed Pierre Gasly (Arden Motorsport) and Zoel Amberg (AVF) while championship leader, Carlos Sainz (DAMS), could only manage sixth position on the grid.
Having left his long-term home of Force India over the winter, Adrian Sutil was hoping to make the most of a fresh start with Sauber, but after eight races the German driver is yet to score his first points for the Swiss team. In the meantime, we asked Sutil to remember some of the other ‘firsts’ in his life, from the first trophy he won to the first car he drove, and from the first meal he cooked to his first romantic kiss
Sauber F1 Team reserve driver, Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports) was quickest in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective test. At the Moscow Raceway, where he made his debut in the headliner category of the World Series by Renault in 2012, the Russian driver set best on Friday with a lap of 1:20.723 leading the way ahead of Zoel Amberg (AVF) and Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse). Caterham Racing Academy driver, Will Stevens (Strakka Racing) set best time in the morning session.
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Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, about the science of F1 wind tunnel design and testing! Part 3 explains different kinds of working section layouts, boundary layer reduction systems and how motorsport and the aerospace industry influence each other in the field of wind tunnel design.
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Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, about the science of F1 wind tunnel design and testing! Part 3 explains different kinds of working section layouts, boundary layer reduction systems and how motorsport and the aerospace industry influence each other in the field of wind tunnel design.
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Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, about the science of F1 wind tunnel design and testing! Part 3 explains different kinds of working section layouts, boundary layer reduction systems and how motorsport and the aerospace industry influence each other in the field of wind tunnel design. Already published: 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 PART 5 – Moving Ground Technologies ► Watch here: ► rolling road ► development: synthetic rubber vs steel belts ► development: suction control ► friction, cooling ► air bearings & vacuum pumps Music "Crimson Tide (Original Mix)" courtesy of Ritesh Tripathy and Sonic Orbit: – it’s good to have great and creative fans
Sergey Sirotkin says he does not think Simona de Silvestro is a credible threat to his chances of landing a race seat as he believes she is at the team for marketing purposes only
Sauber hopeful Sergey Sirotkin has played down suggestions that he may be overtaken by Simona de Silvestro in the F1 team’s driver roster.
Monisha Kaltenborn says Sauber needs to “step up everywhere” to join the midfield battle this season
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Special appearance by Chandni Patel from ChandniVlogs for our review of the 2014 Austrian Grand Prix! Chandni looks back on ► the practice sessions ► the qualifying and ► the race from a Sauber F1 Team fan’s perspective.
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Special appearance by Chandni Patel from ChandniVlogs for our review of the 2014 Austrian Grand Prix! Chandni looks back on ► the practice sessions ► the qualifying and ► the race from a Sauber F1 Team fan’s perspective. Check out Chandni’s Vlog here: – she publishes reviews for every practice session, each qualifying and race as well as special news stories
The Sauber F1 Team’s drivers Adrian Sutil and Esteban Gutiérrez finished the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg in a disappointing 13th (Sutil) and 19th place (Gutiérrez).
Esteban Gutierrez has been given a ten-place grid penalty for the British Grand Prix after Sauber released his car from its pit box in an unsafe condition at his first pit stop
There were points in the Austrian Grand Prix for Kevin Magnussen and Daniel Ricciardo while Jenson Button missed out in 11th…
Qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg ended in a disappointment for the Sauber F1 Team. Adrian Sutil finished in 17th while his team mate Esteban Gutiérrez ended just one position behind him. Both drivers struggled particularly in turn eight with the inconsistent balance of the car.
Team representatives – Eric Boullier (McLaren), Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber), Franz Tost (Toro Rosso), Toto Wolff (Mercedes), Christian Horner (Red Bull Racing), Marco Mattiacci (Ferrari) Q: The World Motor Sport Council meets next week, it’s the deadline for regulations for 2015. In yesterday’s press conference with the drivers they all said that cost control was the first order of priority
Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn says Formula 1 cost cuts agreed this week have not gone far enough
There were top ten times in Friday’s practice for the Austrian GP for Jenson Button, Kevin Magnussen and Jean-Eric Vergne…
When Adrian Sutil joined Sauber ahead of the 2014 season, he could have little notion of just how much the team would struggle over the opening seven races. Still yet to score a point, and having dropped below Marussia in the constructors’ standings, Sutil admits he was caught out by the team’s slump, but insists they can still turn their fortunes around
Adrian Sutil insists he has no regrets regarding his move from Force India to Sauber despite the contrasting fortunes between his former and current teams so far this season
Sauber is confident it can turn its Formula 1 car into a points scorer this season, despite a difficult start with the C33.
Sauber is confident it can turn its Formula 1 car into a points scorer this season, despite a difficult start with the C33.
Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn says Austria should have grand prix due to its contribution to F1 and that it’s “very excited” about the race returning this weekend
Adrian Sutil is hoping that an improved showing from Sauber F1 in Canada can herald a return to the points at this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix.
Austria will host a Grand Prix for the first time in more than a decade when the paddock travels to Spielberg for round eight of the 2014 championship on June 20-22. Those involved in the Formula 1 Grosser Preis von Osterreich 2014 discuss their prospects
Austria will host a Grand Prix for the first time in more than a decade when the paddock travels to Spielberg for round eight of the 2014 championship on June 20-22. Those involved in the Formula 1 Grosser Preis von Osterreich 2014 discuss their prospects
Austria will host a Grand Prix for the first time in more than a decade when the paddock travels to Spielberg for round eight of the 2014 championship on June 20-22. Those involved in the Formula 1 Grosser Preis von Osterreich 2014 discuss their prospects
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Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, about the science of F1 wind tunnel design and testing! Part 2 explains cooling, the radiator and airflow optimisation. Already published: 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 turbulance Subscribe now and don’t miss parts 3-8, see below
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Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, about the science of F1 wind tunnel design and testing! Part 2 explains cooling, the radiator and airflow optimisation. Already published: 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 Subscribe now and don’t miss parts 3-8, see below!
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Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, about the science of F1 wind tunnel design and testing! Part 2 explains cooling, the radiator and airflow optimisation. Already published: 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 PART 5 – Moving Ground Technologies ► Watch here: ► rolling road ► development: synthetic rubber vs steel belts ► development: suction control ► friction, cooling ► air bearings & vacuum pumps Music "Crimson Tide (Original Mix)" courtesy of Ritesh Tripathy and Sonic Orbit: – it’s good to have great and creative fans!
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Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, about the science of F1 wind tunnel design and testing! Part 2 explains cooling, the radiator and airflow optimisation. Already published: 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 PART 5 – Moving Ground Technologies ► Watch here: ► rolling road ► development: synthetic rubber vs steel belts ► development: suction control ► friction, cooling ► air bearings & vacuum pumps Music "Crimson Tide (Original Mix)" courtesy of Ritesh Tripathy and Sonic Orbit: – it’s good to have great and creative fans!
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Once again Brad brings you his review of the 2014 Canadian Grand Prix! Or is it Canadan?
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Once again Brad brings you his review of the 2014 Canadian Grand Prix! Or is it Canadan? Grand Prix of Canadia
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Sauber F1 Team Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, about the science of F1 wind tunnel design and testing! Part 1 reveals some basics and design principles: 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 PART 5 – Moving Ground Technologies ► Watch here: ► rolling road ► development: synthetic rubber vs steel belts ► development: suction control ► friction, cooling ► air bearings & vacuum pumps Music "Crimson Tide (Original Mix)" courtesy of Ritesh Tripathy and Sonic Orbit: – it’s good to have great and creative fans!
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Brad’s review of the 2014 Monaco Grand Prix! Help to #CureCancerNow – more information and auction of Esteban’s Monaco helmet designed by Brazilian artist Romero Britto here: ► Brad McClaren is an "ordinary fan", just like you.
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Download our comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to 2014 Formula One Regulations (PDF, 4.5 MB): English ► Español ► Deutsch ► Are you still confused about the 2014 F1 regulations? Then here’s your remedy! All the changes are explained in a way that is easy to understand for rookies but still entertaining to read for the experts among you.
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This video is not about speed… It is about understanding and analysing F1 telemetry data. More information below