Sauber Gets A New Chassis For Russian Race

Felipe Nasr will be getting a new chassis for the upcoming weekend race in Russia.

There have been several complaints of the Sauber, he handles and hence, Nasr has asked for a new chassis to be delivered. The reasons are many. In Brazil when Nasr was driving on the trail, he had a problem catching up to Marcus Ericsson, his teammate. The trailing problem is being contributed to issues with the chassis. As a result, Nasr has been confirmed of getting a new chassis to drive in Sochi, Russia. Even though there are several other components of a car, the chassis is a vital part of it and any issues with it can undermine one’s abilities on the track. Nasr confirmed that the F1 team would be looking at what handling issues were rising and hopefully the new chassis will help to overcome that. The problems became evident in the Australian tracks. Hence, technicians have been working hard to identify the root of the problem so that it does not arise in other models. (more…)

Van der Garde says F1 dream is over following Sauber F1 contract termination

Formula One test driver Giedo van der Garde has said that his dream of racing in the sport are almost certain to be over now after agreeing to mutually terminate his contract with Sauber F1. The Dutchman has reached an out of court settlement with the Formula One team following a legal dispute ahead of the new season. The 29 year old issued a statement through his publicist saying that his contract with the team has been terminated by mutual consent. The response from the team stated that they are now fully concentrating on the next race in Malaysia a d they hoped that the matter with van der Garde is now fully closed. The settlement between the two parties comes in the wake of an Australian court saying that van der Garde was right to claim his position as a driver and he had a valid contract with Sauber F1 before he was dismissed last season. (more…)

Reserve And Test Driver Marciello favours Sauber

Protégé of Ferrari, Marciello joins as a test and reserve driver for Sauber. The announcement came from the team of Swiss for 2015 season. Being 20 years of age Marciello has been tested for Ferrari that took place in Abu Dhabi. He also boasts of experience in the machinery of Formula 1. In the championship of 2014 he stood 8th by claiming 4 podiums. He has to be dutiful towards Sauber for the GP2 second season. (more…)