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Sauber

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Sauber

Swiss Formula One team add

Category: Auto racing

Founded in 1970.

Countries: (21%), United Kingdom (14%), Germany (12%)

Main connections: Formula One, BMW, Scuderia Ferrari

Linked to: BMW, Ferrari, Scuderia Ferrari, Petronas

 

Timeline


 

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1970

It was founded in the 1970s by Peter Sauber, who progressed through hillclimbing and the World Sports Prototype Championship to reach Formula One in 1993 add something

 

Peter Sauber began building sports cars in the 1970s add something

 

The first Sauber car, C1, was built in 1970 add something


1980

After using turbocharged Mercedes $V8 (V8_engine) engines in the 1980s, his team became the official factory team of Mercedes-Benz, reviving the Silver Arrow legend add something


1987

Mercedes-Benz - Although there was some activity in the intervening years, it was not until 1987 that Mercedes-Benz returned to front line competition, returning to Le Mans, Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft , and Formula One with Sauber

 

Mike Thackwell - He concentrated on sports car racing with the Kouros Racing Team in their Sauber C9 in 1987, only to receive yet more disappointment


1989

Sauber, in partnership with Mercedes, won the Le Mans 24 hour race in 1989 and the World Sports Prototype Championship in 1989 and 1990 with the Sauber C9 and Mercedes-Benz C11 respectively add something


1990

The livery was changed and the car is now grey, similar to the Sauber cars in the early 1990s add something


1991

Mercedes-Benz C292 - Built by Sauber for & Mercedes-Benz, the C292 featured the same Mercedes-Benz M291 3,5L Flat-12 which had initially disappointed in 1991, but during the offseason continued development and testing and was finally able to produce power similar to Jaguar, Peugeot, and Toyota

 

Jonathan Palmer - He returned to Le Mans in 1991 with the works Sauber &Mercedes-Benz team

 

Mike Gascoyne - While at Tyrrell he worked for designer Harvey Postlethwaite, who came to hold Gascoyne in such regard that when Postlethwaite departed in 1991 to design the Sauber team's first Formula One car, he took the twenty-eight-year-old engineer with him to Switzerland


1993

The car's racing debut took place in the first race of 1993, in South Africa add something

 

Ilmor - After an unexpectedly competitive performance in 1993 Mercedes finally entered officially in 1994, and now "Powered by Mercedes-Benz" was seen on the Sauber engine-cover

 

Karl Wendlinger - For 1993, Wendlinger was re-united with Peter Sauber, who that year had become a Formula One team owner

 

Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains - However, after an unexpectedly fast performance in 1993, Sauber convinced Mercedes to enter officially in 1994

 

Mike Gascoyne - Postlethwaite's stay with the & Sauber team was short, but Gascoyne remained for the first season, his Sauber C13 chassis taking 12 points during 1993


1994

The team went into the 1994 season as "'Sauber Mercedes"', now officially Mercedes' factory-backed team with a new car in the Sauber C13 and the Ilmor engine rebadged the Mercedes 3,5 V10 add something

 

Unfortunately, the Austrian's serious accident in 1994 seemed to have taken a lot out of his driving potential and he was replaced after two races by rookie Jean-Christophe Boullion add something

 

Heinz-Harald Frentzen - In 1994 Frentzen was given a Formula One drive by Peter Sauber in a Mercedes powered car, as team mate to Wendlinger

 

Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains - The company has supplied Sauber during the 1994 season, McLaren from 1995 to 2014, Force India since 2009, Brawn in 2009, the Mercedes factory team since 2010, Williams since 2014 and Lotus since 2015


1995

The 1995 season and Sauber C14 marked the beginning of a ten year sponsorship deal with energy drink giants Red Bull add something

 

The 1995 season saw the return of Karl Wendlinger partnering Heinz-Harald Frentzen add something

 

Jean-Christophe Boullion - Although he was signed to test for Williams, he was loaned to Sauber to replace Karl Wendlinger for much of the 1995 season, scoring points twice but rarely matching team-mate Heinz-Harald Frentzen

 

Norberto Fontana - Fontana joined the & Sauber test team in 1995 when Peter Sauber approached him for a test session that took place at Barcelona in late 1994

 

Karl Wendlinger - Wendlinger recovered from his injuries before the start of the 1995 Formula One season, where he would be driving at Sauber alongside Frentzen


1996

Heinz-Harald Frentzen - However, the 1996 Sauber was unreliable, with many races ending in retirements and Frentzen dropping down the order, though he was one of only four drivers running at the end of that year's chaotic, rain-soaked Monaco Grand Prix

 

Cosworth - In order to produce a higher power at higher rpm, a completely new "'JD"' 72° V10 was designed for 1996, which produced about 670 bhp at 15,800rpm, and used by Sauber &Formula_One team


1997

The partnership would see Team McLaren Mercedes take their first win in 1997 and both titles in 1998 but left Sauber to pick up the works Ford engine deal from Benetton add something

 

Jean Alesi - Alesi moved on, initially to Sauber and later Prost, the latter being owned by his former Ferrari teammate Alain Prost after Prost had bought the Ligier team in early 1997 and re-named it

 

Martin Brundle - He was offered a seat at Sauber in 1997 following the dropping of Nicola Larini, but decided against it

 

Norberto Fontana - His opportunity to race came as a result of two separate injuries sustained by regular Sauber driver Gianni Morbidelli during the 1997 season


1998

Gerhard Berger - Sauber offered Berger a drive for 1998, but the Austrian turned down the offer for a number of reasons, not least because of the new regulations for grooved tyres which the Austrian did not find inspiring


1999

Arrows Grand Prix International - That year saw a costly payout to Pedro Diniz after unsuccessfully suing the Brazilian, who had taken his funding to Sauber for 1999


2000

Enrique Bernoldi - Due to the team's links with Sauber, he tested for the Formula 1 team in both seasons, in addition to testing for the Prost GP team in 2000

 

Heikki Kovalainen - Kovalainen began his car racing career in the British Formula Renault Championship, which fellow Finn Kimi Räikkönen had won in 2000 before moving straight into Formula One with Sauber


2001

In 2001, Sauber brought a virtually unknown and very inexperienced Kimi Räikkönen into Formula One, despite the protests of a few drivers and influential members of the FIA, including Max Mosley, that he would pose a danger to other drivers add something

 

Enrique Bernoldi - Although touted before the start of the 2001 season to be joining either Prost, Minardi or Sauber, Bernoldi instead signed a contract with Arrows, a move that was seen as surprising by some

 

Nick Heidfeld - He departed Prost at the end of that season, before signing a three-year contract with Sauber for 2001

 

Fernando Alonso - It was reported in September 2001 by some of the European press that Sauber were looking to replace outgoing Kimi Räikkönen with Alonso although he was facing competition for the seat from Felipe Massa and Jaguar test driver André Lotterer


2002

Fernando Alonso - A month later it was confirmed that Massa was going to take the vacant Sauber seat for 2002

 

Nick Heidfeld - However, the McLaren seat went to Räikkönen, and Heidfeld stayed with Sauber for 2002 and 2003, where he raked up a number of points finishes


2003

Nick Heidfeld - At the end of the 2003 season, Heidfeld was replaced at the Sauber team by Jordan's Giancarlo Fisichella and looked to be without a race seat for the 2004 season

 

Heinz-Harald Frentzen - At various times driving for Williams, Jordan, Sauber, Prost, and Arrows, he achieved three race wins before his retirement from F1 in 2003

 

Heinz-Harald Frentzen - Back with Sauber for 2003, after a one-off drive replacing Felipe Massa at the 2002 United States Grand Prix, Frentzen managed a mini-renaissance, proving himself more than a match for his highly-rated team mate Nick Heidfeld and even scoring a podium finish in the penultimate race of the year in the United States


2004

In 2004, Sauber spent a large sum of money on a new wind tunnel at Hinwil, and a high performance supercomputer to help refine the aerodynamics of their cars add something

 

They sided with the non-Ferrari teams over planned rule changes at the end of the 2004 season and joined up with the GPWC add something

 

Jacques Villeneuve - After a short run with Renault at the end of 2004, Villeneuve moved to the Sauber team for the 2005 season where he was outscored by his less experienced teammate Felipe Massa

 

Martin Brundle - Brundle took the wheel of a Jaguar F1 car for the Formula One demonstration in London prior to the 2004 British Grand Prix and drove a BMW Sauber during a demonstration in 2006

 

Giancarlo Fisichella - In 2004, whilst racing for Sauber, Fisichella became the first driver in Formula 1 to have his HANS device painted in his colours, Massa followed soon after and the rest of the grid had theirs painted

 

Scuderia Toro Rosso - Jani was the test driver for Sauber Petronas in 2004

 

Giancarlo Fisichella - Unhappy at the Jordan team's performance, Fisichella moved to Sauber in 2004 in the hope of greater results, and of using the team as a way of gaining access to, and a drive for, 2003 World Champions Ferrari, who supplied re-badged engines to the Sauber team


2005

Having not won a Grand Prix as an independent, the team was sold to & BMW in 2005, and competed as BMW Sauber from 2006 to 2009, scoring one victory add something

 

Sauber's final grand prix came in China 2005, with Massa scoring a welcome sixth place to round off the team's history add something

 

Jacques Villeneuve - After much uncertainty, in late 2005 BMW confirmed that Villeneuve would race for BMW Sauber in 2006

 

Jacques Villeneuve - Just before his 3-race Renault comeback, Villeneuve signed a two-year contract to drive for Sauber, starting in 2005

 

BMW in Formula One - BMW bought Swiss team Sauber in June 2005 to form the "'BMW Sauber F1 Team"'


2006

For the 2006 season the team signed Nick Heidfeld from Williams to be their lead driver, while 1997 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve had his existing Sauber contract confirmed add something

 

BMW in Formula One - For the 2006 season, BMW Sauber signed Nick Heidfeld from Williams to be the lead driver, while World Champion Jacques Villeneuve had his existing two-year contract with Sauber honoured

 

Nick Heidfeld - Heidfeld gained a contract with his Williams' engine supplier, &BMW (BMW_in_Formula_One), when they bought the Sauber team and entered Formula One as &BMW (BMW_in_Formula_One) Sauber for the 2006 season, replacing Felipe Massa who was bound for Ferrari

 

BMW - In 2006 BMW took over the Sauber team and became Formula One constructors

 

Williams F1 - The 2006 season saw Nico Rosberg replace Nick Heidfeld, who departed for BMW Sauber, while Mark Webber stayed on with the team

 

& BMW ownership commenced from 1 January 2006 with BMW buying Credit Suisse's share in the team add something

 

The new livery, unveiled in Valencia on 17 January 2006, was the traditional BMW blue and white with a hint of red add something

 

Jacques Villeneuve - In March 2006, when driving for BMW Sauber, he appeared in television campaign for Intel's Centrino laptop campaign, in which he touts the benefits of using Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology

 

On 19 October 2006, it was announced that Robert Kubica would partner Nick Heidfeld for the 2007 Formula One season with Sebastian Vettel taking the test and reserve driver role add something


2007

Red Bull GmbH - The team previously sponsored the Sauber and Arrows Formula One teams, the Red Bull Cheever Racing Team in the IRL, and since 2007 Team Red Bull has competed in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

 

The team launched their 2007 car, the F1,07, on 16 January 2007 add something

 

On 21 August 2007, BMW confirmed its driver line-up of Heidfeld and Kubica for the season add something


2008

Amongst other notable Sauber drivers were Jean Alesi, 2008 Formula One championship runner-up Felipe Massa, Johnny Herbert and 1997 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve, who raced for the team in its final season add something

 

Team principal, Mario Theissen boldly targeted the young team's first Formula 1 victory for 2008, a bench-mark many outside the organization felt was overly ambitious add something

 

Christian Klien - In 2008 Klien signed as BMW Sauber's test and reserve driver for the Formula One season

 

Scuderia Toro Rosso - The team's set 2008 driver lineup was Sebastian Vettel, third driver for BMW Sauber in 2006 before switching to a race seat at Toro Rosso midway through the 2007 season, and Sébastien Bourdais, the four-time winner of the Champ Car World Series

 

Their 2008 car, the F1,08 was officially launched in Munich at BMW Welt on 14 January 2008 add something

 

Christian Klien - On 2 February 2008 Klien signed as BMW Sauber's reserve and test driver for the 2008 Formula One season, alongside Estonian Marko Asmer

 

In October 2008, the team confirmed that they would stick with Robert Kubica and Nick Heidfeld as their drivers for the season add something


2009

After the team's breakthrough win, development was switched to the 2009 season where new regulations come into play add something

 

At the end of the 2009 season, however, BMW pulled out of Formula One and the team's future remained uncertain for several months, until it was sold back to Peter Sauber and granted a 2010 entry add something

 

BMW sold its part to Peter Sauber again after the end of the 2009 season, but the team formally used the name 'BMW Sauber' until the end of the 2010 season add something

 

Following a meeting of the BMW board on 28 July, the company held at press conference the following morning in which it confirmed the team's withdrawal from Formula One at the end of 2009 add something

 

Williams F1 - Despite & BMW's contract with Williams to supply engines until 2009, this public deterioration of the relationship between BMW and WilliamsF1 was a factor in the decision by BMW Motorsport to buy Sauber and rebrand that team to feature the BMW name

 

Mike Gascoyne - Gascoyne has worked for numerous Grand Prix teams including McLaren, Sauber, Tyrrell, Jordan, Renault, Toyota, Spyker and in September 2009 with a confirmed entry by the FIA Gascoyne supported by the shareholders Tony Fernandes, Din Kamarudin and SM Nasarudin set up the called Lotus Racing Team, that would later become the Caterham F1 Team

 

On 15 September 2009, it was announced that BMW Sauber had secured a buyer, Qadbak Investments Limited which turned to be a shell company add something

 

BMW in Formula One - On 15 September 2009 it was announced that BMW Sauber had secured a buyer, Qadbak Investments Limited which said to represent European and Middle Eastern interests

 

On 27 November 2009, it was announced that Peter Sauber would repurchase the team conditional upon the team receiving a FIA entry for the 2010 season add something

 

BMW in Formula One - On November 27, 2009 it was announced that Peter Sauber would repurchase the team conditional upon the team receiving a FIA entry for the 2010 season

 

On 3 December 2009, the FIA confirmed that Sauber had been granted the entry vacated by Toyota Racing following their withdrawal and would be using Ferrari engines add something

 

BMW in Formula One - On 3 December 2009, the FIA confirmed that Sauber had been granted the entry vacated by Toyota Racing following their withdrawal and would be using Ferrari engines


2010

After running a blank livery for the first four races of the 2010 season, the team finally announced a sponsorship deal with the Burger King fast food franchise at the Spanish and European Grands Prix add something

 

Despite being passed fit for the , Pérez withdrew from the weekend after the first free practice session due to illness, he was replaced by 2010 Sauber driver Pedro de la Rosa for the remainder of the weekend add something

 

However, due to issues with the Concorde Agreement, the team remained as "BMW Sauber" for the 2010 season add something

 

Kamui Kobayashi was announced as their first signed driver for the 2010 season on 17 December 2009 add something

 

Peter Sauber had previously announced, on 29 November, that the team's chassis for the 2010 season would be designated Sauber C29, while the Swiss newspaper Blick reported that the team will be called "Team Sauber F1" add something

 

The beginning of the 2010 season saw the introduction of a new points system in F1 add something

 

Stefan Grand Prix - Further opportunities to enter the sport in 2010 arose when manufacturer teams &BMW (BMW_Sauber) Sauber and Toyota withdrew their entries

 

Giancarlo Fisichella - He admitted that Sauber was a strong option and was strongly linked to the team, however his hopes of driving for Sauber in 2010 were ended when Pedro de la Rosa was confirmed as the team's second driver

 

BMW in Formula One - Peter & Sauber had previously announced, on 29 November, that the team's chassis for the 2010 season would be designated Sauber C29, while the Swiss newspaper Blick reported that the team will be called "Team Sauber F1"

 

BMW - The team was sold back to the previous owner, Peter Sauber, who kept the BMW part of the name for the 2010 season due to issues with the Concorde Agreement

 

However in January 2010, Peter Sauber has said that he has not yet applied for a change of name, so therefore they remain for now as " & BMW Sauber F1 Team" despite zero BMW components add something

 

BMW in Formula One - However in January 2010, Peter & Sauber has said that he has not yet applied for a change of name, so therefore they remain for now as " & BMW Sauber F1 Team" despite zero BMW components

 

Pedro de la Rosa was signed as Sauber's second driver on 19 January 2010 add something

 

BMW in Formula One - Pedro de la Rosa was signed as Sauber's second driver on 19 January 2010

 

In March 2010, Peter Sauber announced plans to change the team name during the season, but the FIA announced that they would have to wait until the end of the season to change their name add something

 

Nick Heidfeld - In September 2010, Heidfeld returned to the Formula One grid, replacing Pedro de la Rosa at the &BMW (BMW_in_Formula_One) Sauber team for the remainder of the 2010 season

 

Nick Heidfeld - On 4 October 2010, Sauber confirmed their driver line-up for 2011 as Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Pérez, seemingly leaving Heidfeld without a drive for 2011, before replacing Robert Kubica at Renault, who was injured in a rally accident on 6 February 2011


2011

NEC - NEC signed a deal to sponsor the Sauber F1 team for the 2011 Season onwards

 

Esteban Gutierrez - On 28 July 2011, it was announced that Gutiérrez would remain as Sauber's reserve driver into the season


2012

On 28 July, it was announced that Kobayashi, Pérez and Gutiérrez would all remain in the Sauber setup for the 2012 season add something

 

Robin Frijns - After the end of 2012, Frijns announced that he would not compete in Formula Renault 3,5 in 2013 and after his announcement at Sauber as test driver, his new team expressed their desire for Frijns to be racing in 2013 as he would not be testing for them full-time in

 

Simona de Silvestro - She had her first drive in the 2012 Sauber on April 26, and completed 112 laps during the test

 

Robin Frijns - On 18 October 2012, Sauber announced that Frijns will be driving their car during the third round of Young Drivers Test in Abu_Dhabi (Yas_Marina_Circuit) alongside the team's testing and reserve driver Esteban Gutiérrez

 

Nico Hulkenberg - On 31 October 2012 Sauber confirmed they had signed Hülkenberg for the 2013 season to replace Sergio Pérez, who moved to McLaren

 

On 23 November 2012, it was announced that Nico Hülkenberg, Esteban Gutiérrez and Robin Frijns would make up the team's line-up for the season; Hülkenberg and Gutiérrez as part of the race team and Frijns as reserve driver add something

 

Esteban Gutierrez - On 23 November 2012, it was announced that Gutiérrez would remain with Sauber, but was to be promoted to the race team alongside Nico Hülkenberg, who would be joining the team from Force India

 

Robin Frijns - On 23 November 2012, it was announced that Robin Frijns would become part of the Sauber F1 Team, and would serve as test and reserve driver in 2013


2013

The Japanese Grand Prix saw the team's first double points finish of the 2013 season with Hülkenberg 6th after running most of the race in 4th, and Gutiérrez 7th after an impressive battle with Nico Rosberg's Mercedes add something

 

Scuderia Ferrari - In 2013 the Scuderia Toro Rosso and Sauber teams used Ferrari engines

 

The team's car for the season, the C32, was launched in Hinwil on 2 February 2013 add something

 

Sergey Sirotkin (racing driver) - In July 2013, Sirotkin joined the Sauber Formula One team as a development driver as part of a tie-in with Russian investors with a view to promoting him to a race seat as early as 2014

 

Sergey Sirotkin (racing driver) - In July 2013, Sirotkin joined the Sauber Formula One team, with the aim of participating in Friday sessions in 2013 and a full race seat for the 2014 Formula One season

 

On 15 July 2013, Sergey Sirotkin joined Sauber as a development driver as part of a tie-in with Russian investors with a view to promoting him to a race seat as early as add something

 

Adrian Sutil - It was announced on 13 December 2013 that Sutil will join Sauber for 2014

 

Esteban Gutierrez - On 21 December 2013, it was confirmed that Gutiérrez would continue with Sauber in 2014


2014

Felipe Nasr - After a year as the official test driver for Williams F1 Team in 2014, he will join Sauber as a full-time driver in 2015

 

Marcus Ericsson - At the 2014 United States Grand Prix, Sauber announced that it had signed Ericsson for , due in part to his substantial financial backing, but for his strong last races of the 2014 season and the fact that he stayed cool despite 2014 being a frustrating season for him

 

Adrian Sutil - He will compete the 2014 season with Sauber

 

In February 2014, IndyCar Series driver Simona de Silvestro was signed by Sauber as an "affiliated driver," with the intent of racing in F1 by add something

 

Simona de Silvestro - In February 2014, Formula One team Sauber announced that de Silvestro would join the team as an "affiliated driver" and would undergo a year-long training programme with the team, with the ultimate objective of racing in 2015

 

Simona de Silvestro - However, in October 2014, Sauber owner Monisha Kaltenborn stated the team had suspended de Silvestro's driving chances due to contractual troubles

 

On 1 November 2014, it was announced that Marcus Ericsson would drive for Sauber in add something

 

On 5 November 2014, Felipe Nasr was announced as a Sauber driver for the next two seasons add something

 

Felipe Nasr - On November 5, 2014, it was announced that Nasr would drive for Sauber in

 

Raffaele Marciello - On 31 December 2014 it was announced that Marciello had signed as test and reserve driver for the Sauber Formula One team for 2015


2015

Sauber had breached their part of the contract when the team signed Felipe Nasr and Marcus Ericsson for the 2015 season add something

 

Raffaele Marciello - He will become reserve and test driver for the Sauber Formula One team in 2015, as well as racing for Trident Racing in the GP2 Series

 

Caterham F1 - In addition, for 2015, Sauber announced the engagement of Caterham's driver, Marcus Ericsson, who terminated his contract with Caterham on 12 November 2014

 

Sergey Sirotkin (racing driver) - Sirotkin failed to sign a contract with Sauber for 2015 - the Swiss team completely changed its structure and selected drivers with good financing

 

On 5 March 2015 the team's reserve driver for 2014, Giedo van der Garde, took the team to court, stating that he had a valid contract to race for the team in 2015 after his sponsors paid the team for two years add something

 

On 11 March 2015 an Australian court upheld the earlier ruling by the Swiss court that Giedo van der Garde had a valid contract for with Sauber and that he should race for the team in the first Grand Prix of the season in Melbourne on 15 March add something

 

The matter was temporarily resolved on Saturday, 14 March 2015, following an announcement by van der Garde that he would forego racing in Melbourne, with a view to finding a more permanent solution in the future add something

 

In fact, just prior to the held on 13 to 15 March 2015, van der Garde applied to an Australian court who ordered, at first instance on 11 March and on 12 March following Sauber's failed appeal, that he be permitted to race in Melbourne. pending an outcome in contempt of court proceedings against Sauber's team principal, Monisha Kaltenborn add something

 

Formula One - In September 2015, Force India and Sauber officially lodged a complaint with the European Union against Formula One questioning the governance and stating that the system of dividing revenues and determining the rules is unfair and unlawful


2016

In October, they confirmed that they would keep the same driver lineup for 2016 add something

 

Marcus Ericsson - During the summer break Sauber announced that Ericsson along with team mate Felipe Nasr had both extended their deals with the team for the 2016 season

 

Raffaele Marciello - In January 2016, it was announced that Marciello had been dropped by Sauber and had split with the Ferrari Driver Academy for personal reasons

 

On 20 July 2016 it was announced that Swiss based investment firm Longbow Finance has bought both Peter Sauber and Monisha Kaltenborn's shares in the company, which made Longbow Finance the sole owner of Sauber add something

 

On 11 November 2016, Sauber announced Ericsson would remain with the team in add something


2017

Tatiana Calderon - In 2017, Calderón started working with Sauber Formula One team as a development driver

 

On 16 January 2017, the team announced the signing of Pascal Wehrlein, replacing Nasr add something

 

Pascal Wehrlein - On 16 January 2017, Wehrlein signed with Sauber

 

In April 2017, it was confirmed Sauber would end their engine deal with Ferrari and begin a new contract with Honda add something

 

Honda in Formula One - In April 2017, it was confirmed Honda would begin supplying engines to the Sauber F1 team in 2018

 

Pascal Wehrlein - On 3 April 2017, Sauber F1 announced Wehrlein would again be replaced by Giovinazzi for the 2017 Chinese Grand Prix

 

Honda in Formula One - The deal was cancelled in July 2017, after Sauber underwent a management restructuring

 

However, on 27 July 2017 it was announced that Sauber had canceled their planned partnership with Honda for 2018 onwards for "strategic reasons" add something

 

On 29 November 2017, Sauber announced that they have signed a multi-year technical and commercial partnership contract with Alfa Romeo, therefore the team will be renamed to "Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team" for the 2018 season onwards add something

 

On 2 December 2017 it was announced that Charles Leclerc and Marcus Ericsson would be racing for the team in 2018 add something

 

Pascal Wehrlein - On 2 December 2017, Sauber announced that Wehrlein would not be renewed for the 2018 season and that he would be replaced by Charles Leclerc


2018

The following day Sauber confirmed their new multi-year agreement with Ferrari for up-to-date engines starting in 2018 add something

 

Scuderia Ferrari - As of 2018, Ferrari supply the Haas F1 Team and Sauber

 

Marcus Ericsson - Marcus Ericsson along side Charles Leclerc took the Alfa Romeo Sauber seat for the 2018 season

 

Kappa (company) - On 20 February 2018, it was announced Kappa began a partnership with the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team, supplying the team and drivers with gear, and featuring the logo on the cars' headrests

 

On 8 April 2018, at the Bahrain Grand Prix, Ericsson placed 9th and picked up 2 points for the Alfa Romeo Sauber team using a 1-stop strategy add something

 

Kimi Raikkonen - In September 2018 Scuderia Ferrari announced that Räikkönen would leave at the end of the 2018 season, followed shortly by a message from Sauber Alfa Romeo, the Ferrari affiliated Formula 1 team, that Kimi Räikkönen had been signed on a 2 year contract for 2019 and 2020

 

Kimi Raikkonen - On 11 September 2018, Sauber announced that Raikkonen will rejoin the team for the first time since 2001, after leaving Ferrari

 

Scuderia Ferrari - On 11 September 2018, Ferrari announced that Kimi Raikkonen would be leaving for Sauber and Charles Leclerc along with Sebastian Vettel would be their race drivers for 2019

 

On 25 September 2018, Sauber announced that Antonio Giovinazzi would swap roles with Marcus Ericsson and drive alongside Kimi Räikkönen for the 2019 season add something

 

Tatiana Calderon - She had her first in-car test session on 30 October 2018, driving a Sauber C37 as part of a promotional filming day at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez track in Mexico City, two days after the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix


2019

On 1 February 2019, Sauber announced that it will compete in the 2019 season as "Alfa Romeo Racing" add something

 

As of March 2019, their line-up includes the following: add something

 

As of April 2019, their line-up includes the following: add something