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    McLaren, Sauber move to sever ties with Mercedes, BMW

    For the past several years – even more in the case of McLaren – Germany's automakers have been known around the Formula One paddock by their association with two of the sport's most established racing teams. But for the 2010 season, both Mercedes-Benz and BMW have dissolved their ...

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    Sauber launches a sober C29 for the 2010 F1 season

    2010 BMW Sauber C29 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There's no easy way to design and build a new F1 car, but the road to Valencia has been longer for the Sauber team than its competition. The team quite nearly missed the chance to race this year after BMW withdrew its support and ...

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    2010 F1 grid nears the finish line as Sauber signs McLaren veteran Pedro de la Rosa

    Pedro de la Rosa (right) signs with Peter Sauber (left) – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With the countdown winding down until the 2010 Formula One season's opening round in Bahrain, the roster of drivers competing for top honors is drawing near completion with the announcement ...

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    FIA gives Sauber the green light to fill Toyota's slot

    After months in limbo, the FIA has released a short statement to announce that it has approved the Sauber F1 team – formerly owned by BMW – to fill Toyota's vacant spot on the grid for next year's F1 championship. The announcement puts an end to a long period of uncertainty for the ...

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    BMW reaches agreement to sell F1 team back to founder Peter Sauber

    The future of Sauber F1 looks a little more secure. After BMW's announcement earlier this year that it would withdraw from its involvement in Formula one at the end of the 2009, the automaker has reached a deal to sell the team back to eponymous founder Peter Sauber. The new deal comes just ...

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    REPORT: Proton could take the reins from BMW Sauber, return Lotus to F1

    Lotus Type 72 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    When BMW announced several weeks ago that it would be withdrawing from Formula One at the end of the 2009 season, the automaker left open the fate of the operations it bought from Peter Sauber. Since then, reports have indicated that the ...

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    F1 Updates: BMW seeks new buyer, FIA re-opens selection process, Renault granted appeal, etc.

    It's anything but business as usual this year in Formula One, and this past week has been no exception, with one team scrambling to secure its future, another receiving the go-ahead to continue racing, and others re-submitting applications in the hope of joining the grid for next year.First up is ...

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    BREAKING: BMW announces withdrawal from Formula One at end of 2009

    BMW's Board of Management met this week and voted to to wind down its Formula One team at the end the of the 2009 series after just four seasons. According to a statement from BMW, the resources that had been expended on the company's F1 program will instead be re-directed to the "development of ...

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    BMW gives up on KERS for the remainder of the 2009 F1 season

    After using its KERS hybrid system on and off through the first half of the 2009 Formula One season, the BMW-Sauber team has decided enough is enough. The team will shelve the system through the remainder of the year while it focuses on aerodynamic development. In spite of the utter lack of success ...

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    BMW Sauber's Nick Heidfeld takes completed-races record from Schumacher

    Nick Heidfeld at the launch of the BMW Sauber F1.09 – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Nick Heidfeld and the BMW Sauber F1 team he drives for may not be having the best season thus far, but one thing you can give them credit for is consistency. And as anyone who knows racing can ...

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    BMW Sauber launches F1.09 at Valencia

    Click above for high-res image gallery of the BMW Sauber F1.09
    When it rains, it pours. Formula One racing fans spend most of the year watching the same crop of cars running around in circles, until the off season when all the teams unveil their new cars in the same two-week window of time. So ...

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    KubiKart: F1 driver teams up with Birel for custom line of karts

    Click above for a gallery of Kubica's karts
    If you want to be world champion, especially a multiple world champion, you're going to need your own line of karts. Schumacher has one. So does Alonso. They've both won the F1 title multiple times, and Robert Kubica would undoubtedly like to join their ...

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    BMW Sauber discovers cause of KERS shock

    According to Team BMW Sauber, it has "concluded their investigations into the KERS incident at Jerez." Incident? You mean that time when one of your mechanics was literally thrown to the ground after doing nothing more than touching your car? Right, that one. If you are truly interested in ...

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    KERS gets Formula 1 green light for 2009

    Despite some serious reservations regarding the safety and high cost of the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS), the hybrid system has received the green light for introduction into the 2009 Formula 1 season. After BMW and Renault had some, uh, issues with KERS, Renault called a meeting to ...

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    VIDEO: Nick Heidfeld breaks BMW Sauber F1 car while showing off

    Not that BMW's Sauber F1 car has anything more than three letters in common with cars that bear the propeller logo on public streets, but who's going to argue with the opportunity to lay down the tools early? Hotshoe Nick Heidfeld recently treated a crowd of laborer's at BMW's Munich factory to the ...


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