What team was Sauber on?

What team was Sauber on?

Formula One – The BMW-Sauber Era: 2006-2009 On the 22nd of June 2005, BMW announced its acquisition of a majority stake in the Swiss team and the team became a full works team – the BMW Sauber F1 Team. 2008 would mark the next milestone in the history of the team.

What happened to Sauber F1 Team?

Sauber’s team has been ever-present in F1 since making its debut in 1993 but the name disappeared from the official entry list in 2019 when it signed a title partnership deal with Alfa Romeo.

Who drove for Sauber in 2001?

Nick Heidfeld
Formula 1 Summary

Year Chassis Drivers
Sauber (1993–2005)
2001 C20 Kimi Räikkönen
2002 C21 Nick Heidfeld
Felipe Massa

Is Hamilton leaving F1?

You’ll never guess where F1’s GOAT is going. In a surprise move nobody saw coming, Sir Lewis Hamilton announced that he would not renew his contract with the Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 team.

When did Sauber start F1?

In January 1992, Peter Sauber decided to stay on track and pursue an entry in the Formula One Championship as a private team. By autumn, the first tests in the C12 were under way, with an Ilmor engine providing the power. At that moment, the company was employing just under 70 staff.

Who is the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 team title sponsor?

The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team scored the first points of 2018 as early as the second GP in Bahrain with Marcus Ericsson, and in the fourth round in Baku with Charles Leclerc. The long-term partnership between Sauber and Title Sponsor Alfa Romeo was initiated in 2018.

Who is Peter Sauber?

In 1993 Suisse car owner Peter Sauber saw his dream come true when his Sauber team were admitted into Formula One. At last the popular owner had a Formula One car with his name splashed down the sides.

What happened to Sauber in 2001?

In 2001, Sauber secured fourth place in the Constructors’ World Championship with the rookie Kimi Räikkönen. In the same year, Sauber took steps in terms of the technical development of its own facilities. The company was renamed Sauber Motorsport AG and the construction of the wind tunnel began.