Interview with Adrian Sutil. Also watch: Monisha: The roll-out is always exciting – Esteban: It’s going to be an adventure – Adrian Sutil’s adrenaline is pumping as he anticipates jumping into the Sauber C33-Ferrari. Adrian on how he prepares for the 2014 Formula One season, on his thoughts about the changes in regulations and on his expections for the upcoming season.
The Sahara Force India team has surprised the F1 paddock by releasing the first image of a 2014 hybrid turbo F1 car, ahead of McLaren’s planned online launch on Friday. The side shot of the VJM07 gives little away but reveals a striking new livery for the season, with new sponsorship from Sergio Perez’ backer Claro, owned by Mexican Carlos Slim. This is the third F1 team Slim has been involved with, after Sauber and McLaren.
Caterham F1 have today announced Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson as their 2014 race drivers, and in doing so have completed this year’s Formula One grid. Ericsson will race with the number 9 and Kobayashi 10. The line-up has been expected in recent weeks with Kobayashi always on the verge of a race seat following his untimely exit at the end on 2012, when it seemed he had a budget in place to retain his seat at Sauber
New Caterham recruit Kamui Kobayashi has thanked his fans for their support, saying they provided him with extra motivation to return to Formula One racing in 2014. Fans sent donations to the Japanese driver after he lost his Sauber drive at the end of the 2012 season, with the hope that the funds would help him secure another slot on the grid
Giedo van der Garde has joined Sauber as its test and reserve driver for the 2014 season, the Swiss team announced on Tuesday. The news confirms the 27-year-old Dutchman’s exit from Caterham, the squad with whom he spent his rookie season in 2013
The waiting is almost over. After all the talk of what the 2014 cars might look like in light of the dramatic rule changes for the new season, this week we will start to see them in the flesh. McLaren are in pole position, with their online launch set for Friday, closely followed by Ferrari on Saturday and Sauber on Sunday
Sauber will follow in the wheel tracks of McLaren and Ferrari next weekend when they present their 2014 car online. The Ferrari-powered C33 will be revealed on Sunday, January 26 at 1600 CET. The Swiss team are then expected to join the first pre-season test of the year at Jerez in Spain on January 28-31
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Adrian Sutil visited the Sauber F1 Team Factory for his seat-fitting on 18th December 2013 and we asked him to introduce himself to our fans. Adrian on the seat fitting, his girlfriend, Christmas and much more. Exclusive and Up Close & Personal interview with Adrian Sutil.
Sauber has dropped its plan to offer Russian teenager Sergey Sirotkin his debut in 2014, instead offering him in the test driver role for next season