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

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

KERS Electric Shock Explained; Watch Your Pencil Protectors

According to BMW Sauber, the reason behind the KERS electric-shock incident, seen above, which occurred during testing at the Jerez Speedway, was magic. Or at least, that's what the formal explanation looks like if you don't have a solid knowledge of electrical engineering. We're pretty good at chasing sparks and… » 8/21/08 3:40pm 8/21/08 3:40pm

Nick Heidfeld Shows Us What NOT To Do While Demonstrating The BMW…

BMW thought it would be a good idea to bring out the new Sauber F1 car for a bit of fun at the BMW plant in Munich. Why not halt ze making of ze Bimmers for a few minutes and give the 5,000 or so workers a little entertainment? Well, we can think of a reason. BMW's driver Nick Heidfeld zooms down the strasse and does a … » 4/24/08 3:40pm 4/24/08 3:40pm

In An Orgasm Of Light And Sound, BMW Sauber And A Supercomputer Named…

With the usual Sturm und Drang we expect from highly Bruce knights of Teuton, Bayerische Motoren Werke's wholly owned F1 race subsidiary, Sauber F1, just dropped a highly precise racing machine into the mix for the 2007 racing season. Featuring such innovative design elements as a more newish-looking nose, larger…

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