News Details

Sauber hope to gain sixth tenths with new chassis

Sauber are working on a new lightweight chassis which they hope to debut at the Spanish Grand Prix, in the hope of meeting the minimum weight allowance. The team have been struggling to meet F1's new 692kg weight limit this year due to a new heavier power unit, heavier tyres and a heavier safety structure. The C33 is believed to be about 20kg overweight and the team are hopeful of losing that amount, which it estimates is costing them about six tenths a lap. The revised chassis should be ready in time for the first European race in May, according to team principal Monisha Kaltenborn. "We are planning a big upgrade for Barcelona introducing measures on the weight side," she...
Full Story »
2y ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Sutil reveals weight concerns

Adrian Sutil has revealed that Sauber are battling to get down to the...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Williams Malaysian upgrades not ready in time

Williams showed great pace in Australia with Valtteri Bottas set for a...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

De Silvestro hopeful of F1 race seat but experts doubt...

Simona De Silvestro and Monisha Kaltenborn Simone de Silvestro believes...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

F1 driver reportedly passes out as extreme dieting...

F1 driver reportedly passes out as extreme dieting takes its toll 30...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP: Honda rumoured to be experimenting with big...

While most of the MotoGP paddock headed home to take a few days’...

Crutchlow: Ducati needs Marquez, not Lorenzo, to be...

Former Ducati factory rider Cal Crutchlow says the Italian marque should...
3d ago from Motorsport.com

Lorenzo could be in trouble - Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow believes that Jorge Lorenzo is showing signs of being...
2d ago from SuperSport.com

Analysis: Why Honda's rise should make Yamaha worried

With Marc Marquez now on the brink of a third MotoGP title, Yamaha must...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar could change engine spec in 2019

Jay Frye says the ongoing quest for a third automobile manufacturer in the...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Rossi re-signs with Andretti

On on the heels of the official news that Bryan Herta will again be part...
16h ago from Racer.com

Bryan Herta/Andretti renew partnership

– Bryan Herta Autosport and Andretti Autosport have confirmed that...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

Michael Andretti extends deal with Bryan Herta

Andretti Autosport has announced it will continue its partnership with...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Latvia WRX: Bakkerud heads Day 1 amid fierce Solberg -...

Double 2016 event winner Andreas Bakkerud heads the order after the first...
6h ago from Motorsport.com

Evans extends his WRC 2 lead

Three stage wins on day two take Welshman's advantage to 37.8s
3h ago from WRC.com

SS7: Rain adds to Corsica challenge

Ogier lead approaches a minute
5h ago from WRC.com

Meeke eleventh after SS3 puncture on Day 1 in Corsica

Kris Meeke completed Day 1 at the 2016 Tour de Corse – Rallye de France...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Behind the Numbers: 20 years of Wenger

It’s a historic week for Arsène Wenger, and our latest...
5h ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal star: Why I will remember this Arsene Wenger...

GETTY LEGEND: Per Mertesacker has had some kind words for Arsenal boss...
8h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Every Arsene Wenger signing ranked and reviewed: No....

OIN US as we continue to rank and review every signing made by Arsene...
8h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Spotted: Laurent Koscielny and Francis Coquelin ride...

EXPRESS SPORT brings you all the best snaps as Arsenal train ahead of...
6h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Qualifying Full Results – 2016 Malaysian GP

Full Qualifying Results for round 16 of the 2016... Read More »
11h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Schumacher fails to win German F4 title

Mick Schumacher was beaten to the German Formula... Read More »
5h ago from F1i.com

Perez confirmed at Force India for 2017 F1

Sergio Perez finally confirmed that, he will stay... Read More »
3h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.