Interview: Wehrlein on an eventful winter

Interview: Wehrlein on an eventful winter

Pascal Wehrlein's off-season was eventful. Having initially been overlooked by Force India, amid questions about his attitude, he then missed out on a seat at Mercedes, after Nico Rosberg's retirement, and later skipped the first test due to an injury picked up in a crash at the Race of Champions. But now the 22-year-old German, who has switched from Manor to Sauber for 2017, is ready to fight back, as GPUpdate.net hears. Read more…

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  1. Sunday 19 March 2017

  2. Video of the Day: Calderón on Sauber role 05:36

    Video of the Day: Calderón on Sauber role

    Tatiana Calderón talks about her racing career so far and new role as Development Driver at Sauber.

    F1
  3. Wednesday 15 March 2017

  4. Video: Kaltenborn previews 2017 season 12:14

    Video: Kaltenborn previews 2017 season

    Sauber Team Principal Monisha Kaltenborn looks ahead to the 2017 Formula 1 season.

    F1
  5. Interview: Wehrlein on an eventful winter 09:32

    Interview: Wehrlein on an eventful winter

    Pascal Wehrlein's off-season was eventful. Having initially been overlooked by Force India, amid questions about his attitude, he then missed out on a seat at…

    F1
  6. Video of the Day: Sauber 360 degree onboard 05:38

    Video of the Day: Sauber 360 degree onboard

    Ride onboard with Marcus Ericsson as he laps the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in the Sauber C36.

    F1
  7. Tuesday 14 March 2017

  8. Overview: Key talking points from testing 11:02

    Overview: Key talking points from testing

    Barcelona played host to two pre-season test sessions over the past fortnight, with a number of talking points arising from the eight days of action.…

    F1
  9. Sunday 12 March 2017

  10. Wehrlein 'feeling ready' despite missed test 13:28

    Wehrlein 'feeling ready' despite missed test

    Sauber's Pascal Wehrlein says he is "feeling ready" for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, despite missing half of testing due to a back…

    F1
  11. Tuesday 7 March 2017

  12. Wehrlein relieved by painless F1 return 19:06

    Wehrlein relieved by painless F1 return

    Sauber's Pascal Wehrlein says he had "no pain" as he made his Formula 1 return at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Tuesday, following a lay-off due to a…

    F1
  13. Wehrlein back in F1 action at Barcelona 09:52

    Wehrlein back in F1 action at Barcelona

    Pascal Wehrlein has returned to Formula 1 action with Sauber at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, following the back injury he sustained at the Race of…

    F1
  14. Monday 6 March 2017

  15. Wehrlein gets green light for F1 return 12:52

    Wehrlein gets green light for F1 return

    Pascal Wehrlein has been given the all-clear to resume Formula 1 duties on Tuesday following the back injury he sustained at the Race of Champions in…

    F1
  16. Sunday 5 March 2017

  17. Calderón: Formula 1 outing 'on the table' 12:44

    Calderón: Formula 1 outing 'on the table'

    Sauber development driver Tatiana Calderón says a Formula 1 test outing with the team is "on the table", but will be dependent on her results in GP3 this…

    F1
  18. Tuesday 28 February 2017

  19. Giovinazzi hails 'special' test with Sauber 19:08

    Giovinazzi hails 'special' test with Sauber

    Ferrari reserve driver Antonio Giovinazzi hailed a "really special day" as he took part in his first official Formula 1 test session at the Circuit de…

    F1
  20. Sauber signs Calderón as development driver 07:36

    Sauber signs Calderón as development driver

    Sauber has signed Tatiana Calderón as its new development driver, with the Colombian set for an "extensive young driver programme" with the Swiss…

    F1
  21. Monday 27 February 2017

  22. Wehrlein hopes to be fit for second test 13:58

    Wehrlein hopes to be fit for second test

    Pascal Wehrlein says he will undergo a further medical assessment at the end of the week, which will determine whether he can drive during the second pre-season…

    F1
  23. Sunday 26 February 2017

  24. Sauber confirms schedule for first test 17:33

    Sauber confirms schedule for first test

    Sauber has confirmed its driver schedule for the opening pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Sauber will field Marcus Ericsson and Pascal…

    F1
  25. Friday 24 February 2017

  26. Sauber confirms Giovinazzi for first test 15:58

    Sauber confirms Giovinazzi for first test

    Sauber has confirmed that Ferrari reserve Antonio Giovinazzi will drive in place of the injured Pascal Wehrlein during next week's opening pre-season test at…

    F1
  27. Thursday 23 February 2017

  28. Ericsson's initial impressions 'really good' 10:16

    Ericsson's initial impressions 'really good'

    Marcus Ericsson says he was encouraged by his first impression of the Sauber C36-Ferrari after carrying out a filming day at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya…

    F1
  29. Wednesday 22 February 2017

  30. Sauber conducts filming day in Barcelona 19:39

    Sauber conducts filming day in Barcelona

    Sauber has become the first team to run its 2017 Formula 1 challenger on-track, after the outfit conducted a filming day at the Circuit de…

    F1
  31. 19:08

    Photos: Sauber C36 on track in Barcelona

    F1
  32. Video: New Sauber C36 hits the track 18:49

    Video: New Sauber C36 hits the track

    The Sauber C36-Ferrari, launched earlier this week, hits the race track for the first time in Barcelona.

    F1
  33. Tuesday 21 February 2017

  34. Giovinazzi 'very likely' to test for Sauber 12:55

    Giovinazzi 'very likely' to test for Sauber

    Antonio Giovinazzi is "very likely" to get pre-season running with Sauber at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, following confirmation that Pascal Wehrlein…

    F1
  35. Monday 20 February 2017

  36. Kaltenborn: 'Great opportunities' at Sauber 11:01

    Kaltenborn: 'Great opportunities' at Sauber

    Monisha Kaltenborn reckons Sauber now has "great opportunities" to move back up the Formula 1 pecking order, following the launch of the team's new…

    F1
  37. Sauber presents new Formula 1 car 09:34

    Sauber presents new Formula 1 car

    Sauber has formally presented its 2017 Formula 1 challenger, the Ferrari-powered C36, in an online launch, to kick-start a busy week of reveals in the sport…

    F1
  38. Friday 17 February 2017

  39. Wehrlein to miss first pre-season test 09:42

    Wehrlein to miss first pre-season test

    Sauber driver Pascal Wehrlein has confirmed that he will miss the first of two pre-season tests at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with a back issue, after…

    F1
  40. Friday 10 February 2017

  41. Sauber to present car on February 20 16:17

    Sauber to present car on February 20

    Sauber has announced that it will present its new car, the C36, on February 20. Sauber had already outlined plans to run the car, which will be powered by…

    F1
  42. Monday 6 February 2017

  43. Sauber confirms Wehrlein medical exams 17:39

    Sauber confirms Wehrlein medical exams

    Sauber has confirmed that medical examinations of Pascal Wehrlein are "ongoing", following a crash at the recent Race of Champions, amid reports he could miss…

    F1
  44. Sauber eyes 'clear improvement' on 2016 15:13

    Sauber eyes 'clear improvement' on 2016

    New Sauber Technical Director Jörg Zander hopes the team can return to Formula 1's midfield this year but is wary that improving the structure of the squad…

    F1
  45. Friday 27 January 2017

  46. Sauber to roll-out new car on February 22 12:30

    Sauber to roll-out new car on February 22

    Sauber will roll-out its new car at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on February 22. Sauber's C36, which will run a 2016-spec Ferrari power unit, is set to…

    F1
  47. Thursday 19 January 2017

  48. Ericsson hails Wehrlein's arrival at Sauber 15:02

    Ericsson hails Wehrlein's arrival at Sauber

    Marcus Ericsson has welcomed new team-mate Pascal Wehrlein to Sauber and believes that the "highly-rated" Mercedes protégé will boost the Swiss…

    F1
  49. Monday 16 January 2017

  50. Wehrlein completes Sauber's line-up 12:11

    Wehrlein completes Sauber's line-up

    Sauber has announced that Mercedes junior Pascal Wehrlein will represent the team in the 2017 Formula 1 season, alongside Marcus Ericsson, completing the…

    F1
  51. Tuesday 10 January 2017

  52. Interview: Kaltenborn on Sauber's recovery 15:10

    Interview: Kaltenborn on Sauber's recovery

    Sauber endured growing financial difficulties early in 2016, but a mid-season takeover, and crucial points in Brazil, turned the year around. GPUpdate.net…

    F1
  53. Wednesday 4 January 2017

  54. F1 jigsaw: Final pieces set to fall into place 11:23

    F1 jigsaw: Final pieces set to fall into place

    With the new Formula 1 season and technical era approaching, the final pieces of the driver jigsaw are set to fall into place. All signs point towards Valtteri…

    F1
  55. Tuesday 3 January 2017

  56. 'Haryanto will not return to F1 in 2017' 12:01

    'Haryanto will not return to F1 in 2017'

    Rio Haryanto will not return to the Formula 1 grid in 2017, his mother has stated. Haryanto made his Formula 1 debut with Manor last year, racing alongside…

    F1
  57. Friday 30 December 2016

  58. Video of the Day: Sauber's year in headlines 05:36

    Video of the Day: Sauber's year in headlines

    Sauber looks back on the 2016 season with a series of headlines, but don't take them too seriously...

    F1
  59. Friday 23 December 2016

  60. 2016 review: Sauber saved from the brink 08:03

    2016 review: Sauber saved from the brink

    GPUpdate.net's end-of-season reviews move on to Sauber, which avoided collapse with a crucial mid-season takeover deal, and finally got points on the board at…

    F1
  61. Wednesday 21 December 2016

  62. Video: Ericsson drives F1 car in Sweden 15:16

    Video: Ericsson drives F1 car in Sweden

    Go behind-the-scenes with Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson at the Örebro Race Day earlier this year.

    F1
  63. Ericsson: Sauber out of 'survival mode' 12:22

    Ericsson: Sauber out of 'survival mode'

    Sauber is no longer in "survival mode" following its mid-season takeover, and can now focus on climbing back up the Formula 1 grid, according to Marcus…

    F1
  64. Friday 16 December 2016

  65. Sauber to name second driver in January 09:49

    Sauber to name second driver in January

    Sauber is now also planning to announce its second driver for the 2017 season at the beginning of next year, amid the knock-on effect of Nico Rosberg's shock…

    F1
  66. Saturday 10 December 2016

  67. Ericsson eyes 'strong' team-mate in 2017 11:52

    Ericsson eyes 'strong' team-mate in 2017

    Marcus Ericsson says he hopes he is paired with a "strong" team-mate in 2017, as Sauber bids to move up the grid off the back of a challenging…

    F1
  68. Wednesday 30 November 2016

  69. Nasr's situation 'not ideal', says manager 10:17

    Nasr's situation 'not ideal', says manager

    Felipe Nasr's manager has admitted that Banco do Brasil's decision to terminate its sponsorship deal with Sauber is a blow, though will not give up on securing…

    F1
  70. Monday 28 November 2016

  71. Nasr: Ocon clash compromised prospects 13:12

    Nasr: Ocon clash compromised prospects

    Sauber's Felipe Nasr rued a clash with Manor rival Esteban Ocon, which he felt compromised his chances of achieving a strong result at the Abu Dhabi Grand…

    F1
  72. Friday 25 November 2016

  73. Banco do Brasil to end Sauber backing 15:44

    Banco do Brasil to end Sauber backing

    Banco do Brasil is to end its sponsorship deal with Sauber, team boss Monisha Kaltenborn has confirmed, casting further doubt over Felipe Nasr's future in…

    F1
  74. Thursday 24 November 2016

  75. Nasr: Staying at Sauber remains priority 11:52

    Nasr: Staying at Sauber remains priority

    Felipe Nasr has emphasised that he is eager to continue racing at Sauber in 2017, with his future yet to be determined ahead of the season-ending Abu Dhabi…

    F1
  76. Overview: F1's battles down the pack 07:42

    Overview: F1's battles down the pack

    While the attention this weekend will fall on the scrap for the title between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, there are several other battles further down the…

    F1
  77. Monday 21 November 2016

  78. Kaltenborn praises 'team player' Ericsson 09:31

    Kaltenborn praises 'team player' Ericsson

    Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn has labelled Marcus Ericsson as "an important team player" following the news that the Swedish driver will remain with the team…

    F1
  79. Sauber confirms Ericsson to stay in 2017 09:05

    Sauber confirms Ericsson to stay in 2017

    Marcus Ericsson will remain with Sauber in Formula 1 in 2017, the team announced on Monday morning, marking his third successive season with the Swiss operation…

    F1
  80. Wednesday 16 November 2016

  81. Sauber hopes to name drivers before finale 15:12

    Sauber hopes to name drivers before finale

    Sauber Team Principal Monisha Kaltenborn is hopeful that the outfit will be able to finalise its 2017 driver line-up before next week's season finale in Abu…

    F1
  82. Ericsson: 'Painful' not to earn first points 10:08

    Ericsson: 'Painful' not to earn first points

    Marcus Ericsson lauded Sauber after it scored its first points of the season at the Brazilian Grand Prix, though admits it was "painful" that he did not end its…

    F1
  83. Monday 14 November 2016

  84. Kaltenborn: Sauber always maintained belief 13:42

    Kaltenborn: Sauber always maintained belief

    Sauber team boss Monisha Kaltenborn says the squad always maintained belief that it could score points, following Felipe Nasr's ninth place finish at the…

    F1
  85. Sunday 13 November 2016

  86. Nasr: Ninth place 'tastes like a victory' 20:55

    Nasr: Ninth place 'tastes like a victory'

    Felipe Nasr described his ninth position as "a victory" as he ended his and Sauber's barren spell during a rain-lashed Brazilian Grand Prix. Nasr started…

    F1
  87. Monday 7 November 2016

  88. Sauber appoints Zander as technical chief 13:20

    Sauber appoints Zander as technical chief

    Sauber has continued its recent recruitment drive by appointing Jörg Zander as its new Technical Director. Zander has acted as Audi's technical chief in the…

    F1
  89. Friday 4 November 2016

  90. Nasr 'pretty confident' of staying in F1 09:40

    Nasr 'pretty confident' of staying in F1

    Felipe Nasr says he is "pretty confident" over his chances of remaining in Formula 1 for a third successive campaign next year, but does not yet know at which…

    F1
  91. Monday 31 October 2016

  92. Ericsson narrowly misses first 2016 point 16:02

    Ericsson narrowly misses first 2016 point

    Marcus Ericsson hailed a "strong race" for Sauber as he narrowly missed out on ending Sauber's season-long points drought at the Mexican Grand Prix. Ericsson…

    F1
  93. Thursday 27 October 2016

  94. Ericsson admits interest in Force India seat 19:12

    Ericsson admits interest in Force India seat

    Marcus Ericsson has admitted that he is interested in the vacant race seat at Force India for the 2017 campaign, but also sees remaining with Sauber as an…

    F1
  95. Tuesday 25 October 2016

  96. Ericsson: Strategy gamble only points chance 10:32

    Ericsson: Strategy gamble only points chance

    Marcus Ericsson felt Sauber's one-stop gamble at the United States Grand Prix was its only chance of claiming its first point of the campaign, before he…

    F1
  97. Sunday 23 October 2016

  98. Sauber defends use of year-old engines 11:02

    Sauber defends use of year-old engines

    Sauber Team Principal Monisha Kaltenborn insists that the squad's decision to retain Ferrari's 2016 engines for use in the 2017 season is not a…

    F1
  99. Friday 21 October 2016

  100. Video: Sauber drivers on United States GP 15:32

    Video: Sauber drivers on United States GP

    Sauber drivers Marcus Ericsson and Felipe Nasr look ahead to the United States Grand Prix in Austin.

    F1
  101. Tuesday 18 October 2016

  102. Ericsson wary more needed for points fight 12:24

    Ericsson wary more needed for points fight

    Marcus Ericsson has conceded that Sauber still has to make strides if it is to score a point in Formula 1 this season. Sauber is currently enduring the…

    F1
  103. Tuesday 11 October 2016

  104. Nasr rues tricky race as drought continues 09:12

    Nasr rues tricky race as drought continues

    Felipe Nasr was left to rue a messy race as he came home a low-key 19th in Japan, as Sauber's point-less streak showed no sign of coming to an end in…

    F1
  105. Friday 7 October 2016

  106. Sauber to use year-old engines in 2017 10:50

    Sauber to use year-old engines in 2017

    Sauber has confirmed that it will use 2016-specification Ferrari power units in Formula 1 next season, rather than use the Maranello operation's current-year…

    F1
  107. Monday 3 October 2016

  108. Ericsson completes race without drinks bottle 12:09

    Ericsson completes race without drinks bottle

    Sauber's Marcus Ericsson equalled his best result of the 2016 campaign despite a defective drinks bottle throughout the entirety of the Malaysian Grand…

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