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End of an era as Sauber bows out

The 2005 FIA Formula One World Championship draws to its conclusion with the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai this weekend, and with it ends an era for Team Sauber Petronas under the ownership of Peter Sauber. The race will historically mark the last Grand Prix appearance of the team in its present guise, before BMW takes control for 2006. Willy Rampf (Technical Director): 'We learned a lot in our first race in Shanghai last year. It's a high downforce circuit, rather like Suzuka, with the same compromise that you need for maximum cornering speed but low drag for good straightline speed. At Shanghai overtaking is relatively easy as the track is wide, so you need to be very careful in setting...
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