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The Sauber team is the first to release footage of its F1 car on track.
Having only just snatched tenth place in the 2016 Constructors’ Championship, Monisha Kaltenborn acknowledges that Sauber “have to improve” this season.
Sauber tech boss Jorg Zander is optimistic the changes for 2017 can lead to better opportunities after launching the C36-Ferrari.
Sauber have released the first images of their 2017 challenger – the C36-Ferrari – which celebrates their 25th anniversary in Formula 1.
Pascal Wehrlein has confirmed his absence from the opening pre-season test as he has yet to recover a back injury sustained in a crash in January.
Sauber are reportedly keen to bring Ferrari’s third driver, Antonio Giovinazzi, on board as their own reserve driver for the 2017 season.
Sauber are set to become the first F1 team to reveal their 2017 car, announcing that they’ll be releasing images of the C36 on February 20.
Monisha Kaltenborn insists Pascal Wehrlein is not a “junior” driver but rather a driver who has already proven his talent in other series.
Returning to Sauber as their technical director, Jorg Zander says the main objective is to see a “clear improvement” on last year’s poor showing.
There are some concerns that Pascal Wehrlein may be forced to sit out the opening pre-season test as he is still undergoing medical checks following a neck injury.