Monisha Kaltenborn: F1's first female team boss leaves Sauber

Sauber have parted company with team principal Monisha Kaltenborn. Kaltenborn became the boss of the Swiss team in 2012, when she was appointed by founder Peter Sauber. The 46-year-old, F1’s first and only female team boss, was in disagreement with owners Longbow Finance over the running of Sauber. “By mutual consent and due to diverging…

F1 gossip: Rosberg, Wolff, Honda, McLaren, Sauber

Monday, 19 June The 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg says “I know what Toto really thinks about me, so I don’t care what an English newspaper writes” after Mercedes chief Toto Wolff accused him of being ‘the vicious one’ during his battles with Lewis Hamilton. (DPA news agency via F1i.com) Hamilton believes Mercedes can be…

Sauber to make Honda engine switch for 2018 Formula 1 season

Sauber will switch to Honda engines in 2018, ending an eight-year relationship with Ferrari. The struggling Swiss team will be the second outfit using Honda power units next season, joining the Japanese company’s works partner McLaren. McLaren welcomed the deal, saying it was “a chance to double the opportunity for research and development in 2018”….

Pascal Wehrlein: Sauber driver passed fit for final pre-season F1 test

Sauber driver Pascal Wehrlein has been passed fit to drive in this week’s final pre-season test in Barcelona. The German missed last week’s first test because he had not recovered from a back injury sustained in a crash at January’s Race of Champions. A statement from the Swiss team said Wehrlein, 22, would be “ready…

Sauber: New car unveiled for 2017 season

Sauber are the first Formula 1 team to reveal their new car for 2017. The C36 gives the first indications of how teams will approach the major rule changes introduced this year aimed at creating faster, more dramatic cars. The Swiss team, who finished 10th of 11 teams last season, have introduced a new blue,…

Sauber: New car unveiled for 2017 season

Sauber are the first Formula 1 team to reveal their new car for 2017. The C36 gives the first indications of how teams will approach the major rule changes introduced this year aimed at creating faster, more dramatic cars. The Swiss team, who finished 10th of 11 teams last season, have introduced a new blue,…