BMW articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Sauber reveal more pictures of their sliced F1 car 24th July 2012, 10:30
Sauber reveal new pictures of their 2008 BMW-Sauber F1.08 car sliced in half.
2010 BMW Sauber C29 and 2009 BMW F1.09 compared (Pictures) 31st January 2010, 2:00
The most striking difference between the new BMW Sauber C29 and its predecessor, the BMW F1.09, is the lack of and major sponsors on the new car. But there are some notable design changes on the new car. Designer Willy Rampf has followed the 2010 trend for high noses and smaller, more sculpted sidepod air [...]
BMW Sauber have revealed their 2010 F1 car. The car lacks any major sponsors although the team announced several deals into the run-up to the launch, some of which feature on the car. They include Scalp-D, a Japanese shampoo, and watch brand Certina. Here are the first pictures of the C29.
Pedro de la Rosa makes F1 comeback with BMW Sauber 19th January 2010, 10:32
BMW Sauber has confirmed Pedro de la Rosa will make a return to F1 in 2010 with the team. De la Rosa will partner Japanese team mate Kamui Kobayashi.
Rampf stays at reorganised BMW Sauber 8th January 2010, 10:53
The re-formed BMW Sauber team has reorganised ahead of the 2010 F1 season with Peter Sauber taking the role of President. However he will not have any operational duties at the team’s Hinwil base. Sauber said: “I will keep myself informed on all important developments, but will leave operational matters to the management in Hinwil.” [...]
BMW Sauber launch new website 7th January 2010, 17:33
The BMW Sauber F1 team has a new website which you can find here. As you’d expect there’s not much to see at the moment but there is a nice rolling gallery of the team’s racing cars including the gorgeous Sauber-Mercedes sports cars and early F1 cars. The team has also put up a few [...]
BMW to reveal 2010 F1 car on January 31st 6th January 2010, 9:54
BMW-Sauber will reveal its 2010 F1 car on January 31st at Valencia. The wraps will come off the new car at 2:30pm local time. Testing for the 2010 F1 season will begin at the track the day after. So far the team has only announced one driver – Kamui Kobayashi. It will continue to use [...]
BMW pick GT racing and WTCC over F1 6th December 2009, 13:10
BMW have announced details of the categories they will be racing in during 2010 having pulled out of F1. Far from pulling out of motor racing entirely the company is expanding its GT racing programme, leaving you to wonder what these other categories offer which F1 does not.
Sauber takes Toyota’s place on 2010 grid 3rd December 2009, 17:10
The FIA has confirmed Sauber will be granted the 13th slot on the 2010 F1 grid after it was left vacant by departing rivals Toyota. Although the team have officially competed as ‘BMW-Sauber’ for the past four years, this confirms the return of Sauber as an independent outfit in F1, last seen in 2005.
2010 F1 teams list sees Virgin replace Manor – and no Sauber or Toyota 30th November 2009, 22:24
The official 2010 F1 teams list published today by the FIA has confirmed long-standing rumours the new Manor entry will be branded by former Brawn sponsors Virgin. The FIA has also noted the absence of an entry from Toyota and has not yet substituted it with another team – including new BMW owners Sauber.