News Details

Sauber to be 2017 F1 backmarker – Peter Sauber

Team founder Peter Sauber has admitted the Swiss outfit is set to bring up the rear of the field in 2017. 'There are ten teams,' he told the Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick. 'The initial position for Sauber is number ten.' But a worse fate seemed in store for Sauber not too long ago, with the 73-year-old admitting the team he took into F1 back in 1993 almost collapsed completely. Now, with a rescue buyout complete, semi-retirement has become full retirement for Peter Sauber, who says he is no longer involved and owns 'not a screwdriver' at Hinwil. In fact, he said he will be holidaying in South Africa by the end of this week and may not even watch the 2017 season opener on television. Sauber...
Full Story »
3mo ago from ThisIsF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Getting Technical: Renault R.S.17 - Rear-wing mount

As soon as the R.S.17 was unveiled there were complaints from...
3mo ago from MotorsportWeek.com

2016 engines to be disadvantageous to Sauber says...

The Sauber F1 Team will head into the 2017 Formula 1 season with the...
3mo ago from TheCheckeredFlag....

Old engine makes Sauber’s life ‘hard’ –...

Pascal Wehrlein has admitted Sauber's year-old engines will be a...
3mo ago from ThisIsF1.com

Haas hopes for a better season

Haas F1 Team   Haas F1 Team returns to Melbourne for their second...
3mo ago from F1Zone.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP Assen: Saturday qualifying times and results

Times and results for Saturday's MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 qualifying...
46m ago from BikeSportNews.com

Viñales moves ahead in second practice

– Championship leader Maverick Viñales vaulted to the top of the...
19h ago from GPUpdate.net

Márquez finishes clear in second practice

eigning World Champion Marc Márquez finished comfortably clear of the...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

MotoGP Assen: Crutchlow runs HRC aero package

Crutchlow re-evaluates an aero fairing he has tried before in MotoGP...
16h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Video of the Day: Dixon meets young fan

Scott Dixon visits a young fan, called Lucy, who wrote him a letter after...
4h ago from GPUpdate.net

RACER video: Wickens debuts at Road America

Canadian ace Robert Wickens checks in with RACER after his first day of...
8h ago from Racer.com

Penske sweeps top 4 spots in Road America FP2

Team Penske swept the top four spots in the second 45-minute practice...
11h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar video: Friday Road America recap

RACER's Marshall Pruett and Robin Miller break down all of the major...
7h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Ogier completes first full M-Sport test

Sebastien Ogier has completed his first full test in M-Sport's Ford Fiesta...
19h ago from EuroSport.com

Nandan calls for focus

Hyundai boss has M-Sport in his sights
19h ago from WRC.com

Who can stop Solans?

Who can stop Solans? Nil Solans can seal a hat-trick of FIA Junior WRC...
18h ago from WRC.com

Rally GB ponders revamp of opening night

Rally GB organisers are considering the addition of a new Thursday night...
22h ago from EuroSport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Premier League teams ranked by club-trained players:...

Premier League teams ranked by club-trained players Thu, June 22, 2017...
2h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal to meet Lyon early next week to finalise £44m...

The Gunners have matched the French club's asking price for their star...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Barcelona want to sign Juan Cuadrado from Juventus as...

GETTY Juan Cuadrado is in Barcelona's sights Cuadrado, 29, has excelled...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Howard Webb: Thierry Henry changed football football...

GETTY Howard Webb is now the MLS' manager of VAR operations Related...
8h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Honda tested 'Spec 3' engine with Alonso

Although the Japanese car manufacturer had been... Read More »
14h ago from Motorsport.com

McLaren confirms its interest in Carlos Sainz!

McLaren's Eric Boullier confirmed his interest in... Read More »
36m ago from F1i.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.