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season so far

Race Date Grid Finish Pts. Total Pts.
Spanish 12/05 15 & 15 15 & 15 0 0
Bahrain 21/04 14 & 14 12 & 12 0 0
Chinese 14/04 10 & 10 10 & 10 1 1
Malaysian 24/03 12 & 12 8 & 8 & 4 5
Australian 17/03 11 & 11 20 & 20 0 5

team profile

Sauber F1 Team
The Sauber team hung on to Formula 1 despite the departure of constructors BMW. With BMW managing only one victory in four seasons, courtesy Robert Kubica, the manufacturer decided to withdraw from the sport at the end of 2009. Founder Peter Sauber rescued the team from being dissolved completely following the pullout. Sauber has been in the business of F1 since 1993 when he started with a tie-up with Mercedes ...
Regular Drivers
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    team facts

    Team Base Switzerland
    Team Country Switzerland
    Team Boss Monisha Kaltenborn
    Test Driver Robin Frijns
    First Race 1993, South African Grand Prix
    Last Race 2013, Spanish Grand Prix
    Team Races 259
    Team Wins 0
    Team Poles 0
    Team Podiums 10
    Team Fastest Laps 3
    Points 370
    Constructor Champs 0
    Driver Champs 0

    engine facts

    Team Base Ferrari
    Team Country Ferrari V8 Type 056
    Team Boss C32
    Test Driver Brembo
    First Race Semi-automatic, 7 + reverse
    Last Race 18,000 RPM
    Team Races Semi-automatic, 7 + reverse
    Team Wins 32
    Team Poles Pirelli
    Team Podiums Upper and lower wishbones, inboard springs and dam

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    In the know
    Every racer's first step

    In this week's column, I thought I would look at the most basic form of motorsport  - Go-Karting. When I was 6 year's old, my parents gave me a small cadet kart as a birthday present. Karun Chandhok writes.

    In The Know
    One for the road...

    As I write on board the flight to Singapore for the Grand Prix, I thought it's a good time to go slightly off track with this week's column and talk about the travel in F1! Karun Chandhok writes. Going the distance
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    Never thought I'd race in an Indian GP, says Narain

    Narain Karthikeyan
    "Since the day I started racing, I dreamt of being in the Formula One," said Narain Karthikeyan. "But never in my wildest dream did I think of racing in an Indian GP." That's how the country's first F1 racer wants to sum up his excitement about the upcoming event next month. "It's going to be the most special thing in my life," he added.

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