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Testing »

[24 Feb 2012 | One Comment | 1,654 views]
2012 Testing Round-Up – Barcelona 1

The second week of testing concluded with Sauber’s Kamui Kobayashi posting the fastest lap of the week. He also put in the most mileage of any driver – 244 laps over his two days at the wheel, pipping Williams’ Pastor Maldonado on both counts. Four different teams topped the timesheets across the four days…

Car Launch »

[9 Feb 2012 | 4 Comments | 2,133 views]
Sauber C31 Steps Out

Sauber had a solid if quiet 2011, improving on the previous season if not really lighting up the track. The problem was the exhaust blown diffuser, or lack of one to be exact. The diffuser project never really got off the ground and was eventually scrapped but that may leave them in a stronger position for this season now that that particular playing field has been levelled.

Caption This »

[11 Oct 2011 | 12 Comments | 2,229 views]
Caption This… #39

Curiously, Kamyui Kobayashi’s preparations for his home Grand Prix involved racing a soapbox Sauber down the Suzuka pit straight. He is reported as being the race winner although I’m not sure anyone else took part. On the other hand, it makes perfect cannon fodder for this week’s Caption This… So it’s over to you. Ladies and gentlemen, captions please.

Headline, Qualifying, Singapore GP »

[24 Sep 2011 | No Comment | 860 views]
Vettel Lights Up Singapore Qualifying

Is there no stopping Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel? Notching up his fourth pole in a row and his eleventh this season he heads a Red Bull front row, 0.351 seconds ahead of Mark Webber in the sister car, setting a lap time of 1 minute 44.381 seconds. In a Q3 session that saw the team’s line up two-by-two, it was McLaren’s Button and Hamilton who took the honour of second row slots ahead of Ferrari’s Alonso and Massa who make up row three.

Caption This »

[30 Aug 2011 | 4 Comments | 902 views]
Caption This… #34

In this week’s Caption This… Sauber Technical Director James Key is pictured having a chat with Kamui Kobayashi prior to the Belgian GP. Whatever it is they’re discussing seems to have them both deep in thought, can you shed some light on the subject matter? You know the drill by now, we’d love you to provide an amusing caption for our delight and delectation, so Ladies and Gents, do your best worst!

Announcements »

[12 May 2011 | 4 Comments | 1,350 views]

Kamui Kobayashi has organised a new electronic Formula One book featuring contributions from all the drivers and team principals in order to help support victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The “You Are Connected” app can be purchased via iTunes for €0.79, with all proceeds going to the Japanese Red Cross Society…