Van Der Garde Drops Dispute, Won't Drive For Sauber This Weekend

A new spirit of collaboration marked the discussions happening between the Sauber Formula One team and driver Giedo van der Garde after yesterday's court proceedings. Van der Garde submitted a Contempt of Court application after Sauber failed to secure him a drive, but that matter has been settled out of court. » 3/14/15 12:30am 3/14/15 12:30am

Sauber Won't Know If Its Assets Could Be Seized Until Saturday

There was no decision Friday as to whether Sauber would be held in Contempt of Court for their inability to get Giedo Van der Garde into the race drive he had been promised. That court case is expected to continue tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. AEDT, on Saturday morning in Australia. » 3/13/15 6:18pm 3/13/15 6:18pm

How One Driver Sued For A Sauber Formula One Drive – And Won

2014 Sauber Formula One test driver Giedo van der Garde sued his ex-team to get a drive for this year–and won. Sauber signed drivers who brought more money to the team on top of their already contracted pair, and now Sauber could have their equipment seized if they don't comply with the ruling to let Van der Garde… » 3/12/15 7:48pm 3/12/15 7:48pm

Sauber Paints Its F1 Car An Actual Color; IKEA Fans Everywhere Rejoice

While many other Formula One teams this year are content with thinking "50 Shades of Grey" is a design mantra, Sauber does it right and gives us a car that's in a color! An actual color! Here's Sauber's cheerful blue and yellow 2015 car, sure to conjure up images of cheap furniture and köttbullar. » 1/30/15 10:30am 1/30/15 10:30am

This Fan's Hello Kitty Sauber F1 Livery Definitely Needs To Happen

Sauber's Hello Kitty promotion with sponsor NEC are nothing new per se—they've been giving out the totes presh kawaii Racing Kitty plush and other themed prizes since August. It's just time to step up their Sanrio-licensed game. » 10/03/14 3:12pm 10/03/14 3:12pm

Simona De Silvestro Out At Sauber; Susie Wolff, You're Our Only Hope

In "news that makes me sad," Sauber test driver Simona de Silvestro's Formula One hopes have come to an end because of (surprise, surprise) financial reasons. If she gets replaced with a craptacular pay driver, I may have to start watching curling instead. » 10/01/14 6:36pm 10/01/14 6:36pm

Simona de Silvestro's Ready For More Sauber-Ferrari F1 Testing‏

With a few days to reflect on her first Formula 1 outing last weekend at Ferrari's Fiorano test track in Italy, former IndyCar Series driver Simona de Silvestro says she's satisfied with the initial experienced gained in the 2012 Sauber-Ferrari C31. » 5/03/14 7:46am 5/03/14 7:46am

The New Sauber F1 Car Also Has A Weird Face

This is the first official image released by Sauber of their new C33 race car for the 2014 Formula One season. Like the McLaren and Williams before it, it has an odd proboscis on its face that resembles certain human body parts. » 1/26/14 10:07am 1/26/14 10:07am

Just How Terrible Is Likely 2014 Sauber Driver Sergey Sirotkin?

Thanks to a new round of investors in Formula 1 stalwarts Sauber, it's looking likely that 17 year old Sergey Sirotkin becomes a driver with the team as early as 2014. This is a bad idea. Why? Because Sergey Sirotkin is not exactly a good racing driver. How not good is he? » 7/16/13 8:29am 7/16/13 8:29am

Russian Investment In Sauber F1 Team May Lead To 17-Year Old Driver

Sauber F1 has been around for decades, but there has been a lot of rumbling lately about its imminent demise unless funding was acquired. A trio of Russian companies just stepped in to help, and they may also have opened a spot for a 17-year old Grand Prix driver. » 7/15/13 2:25pm 7/15/13 2:25pm

The Sauber Mercedes C291 with a brand new 650 hp flat-12. It was built in 1991 right after the dominant C11. But the only thing it dominated was…a French comic book. (Image: Jean Graton/Daimler AG) » 2/19/13 4:42pm 2/19/13 4:42pm

F1 Driver's Feet Are Too Big For His New Car

Formula One drivers are famously compact little guys and tall drivers are definitely in the minority. At six feet tall, Nico Hulkenberg is one of the taller ones. That means he has bigger feet. And those big feet seem to be too large for his new car. » 2/12/13 2:26pm 2/12/13 2:26pm

In Austin, F1 Fans Swept Up In "Checomania" For Mexico's Sergio Perez

During Saturday's qualifying rounds, I could hear the crowd chanting as I walked through the grandstands even with the earplugs in my ears to dampen the sound of the screaming Formula One engines. » 11/18/12 1:00pm 11/18/12 1:00pm

This Is What The Inside Of A Formula One Car Looks Like

A few months back Sauber F1 showed off an F1 car cut in half. That project took two years, but they didn't have the rights to show off the BMW drivetrain. Now they do. » 7/24/12 5:30pm 7/24/12 5:30pm

Japanese F1 Driver Tweets WWIII Prediction From Weird Dream

Kamui Kobayashi should feel pretty good about himself. He finished a strong 6th place in the Australian Grand Prix in his Ferrari-engined Sauber car. Instead he's tweeting crazy shit like this. People react to pressure differently, we guess. » 3/23/12 2:00pm 3/23/12 2:00pm

The 2011 Belgian Grand Prix in Crayola

We’re back! After a four-week summer break, Formula One has returned to Spa-Francorchamps. And it was overtake city, crazy qualifying and terribly gorgeous drives. Warning: spoilers. » 8/29/11 3:30pm 8/29/11 3:30pm

The 2011 Monaco Grand Prix in Crayola

A third of the way into the season, and here’s Monaco. It takes brains to win at Monaco. It also takes luck. And more luck. This year’s race was a showcase of what’s awesome about this antediluvian Grand Prix, and also of what makes Monaco so terribly irritating, for 2011 was a teeth-gnashing coitus interruptus of a… » 5/30/11 4:00pm 5/30/11 4:00pm

The 2011 Australian Grand Prix in Crayola

After a winter off-season extended by the cancellation of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Formula One finally returned on a windy autumn afternoon in Melbourne. Four months without a Grand Prix, it would have been a fun race even if it weren’t fun. But it was fun. Warning: spoilers. » 3/28/11 4:00pm 3/28/11 4:00pm