Sauber F1 Team Bahrain Qualifying review

Sauber F1 Team Bahrain Qualifying review

05.04.2014: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix - Qualifying - Saturday, 05.04.2014 Weather: dry, 28-24C air, 42-27C track

Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix - Qualifying - Saturday, 05.04.2014




Weather: dry, 28-24°C air, 42-27°C track


In the night qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix, the third race of the 2014 Formula One World Championship, Esteban Gutiérrez was able to make it into Q2, finishing 15th, while Adrian Sutil had to abort his final quick lap due to traffic and ended up 18th.



Esteban Gutiérrez (car number 21):

Sauber C33-Ferrari (Chassis 01/Ferrari)
Qualifying: 15th in Q2 (1:35.891 min / soft tyres)
3rd practice: 14th (1:37.325 min / soft tyres / 18 laps)



“I am satisfied with the result of qualifying today. We managed to put together some fast laps. I want to thank my team; they did a good job in finding the right balance from my feedback. We need to look forward and still work hard, because we are missing quite a lot of pace to be where we want to be.


I have a great team and we are all working hard. Today it was the optimum I could get out of the car on my last really good lap. With the lower temperatures the tyres are behaving in a different way. I feel positive for the race tomorrow, but with our pace we cannot be in the top ten at the moment. However, I am sure if we work consistently we can get some points in the future.”



Adrian Sutil (car number 99):

Sauber C33-Ferrari (Chassis 03/Ferrari)
Qualifying: 18th in Q1 (1:36.840 min / soft tyres)
3rd practice: 15th (1:38.089 min / soft tyres / 24 laps)


“Today there was not much to achieve. However, making it into Q2 could have been possible. Unfortunately, we are still too slow on the straights, and I am personally struggling with the fact the car is overweight. I only had one lap, as I had traffic on my second run. This resulted in aborting my final lap.


We have to concentrate on tomorrow, and we need to be better in the race. However, it will be difficult to finish in the points. We are working on the car, and I think when we get to Europe we will be able to move further up the grid. I am looking forward to that and I will put all my efforts into it.”



Monisha Kaltenborn, Team Principal:


“With our performance we are not where we want to be, and this is being reflected in the qualifying result on a track which, as well as everything else, has traditionally been quite a challenge for our team. We will do our best in the race, but first and foremost we will focus on implementing a development step which will take us forward.”



Giampaolo Dall’Ara, Head of Track Engineering:

“In FP3 Adrian did some runs on high fuel in order to recover from the time he lost yesterday. In qualifying our goal was to make it to Q2, which worked out for Esteban, but not for Adrian, who had to abort his final quick lap due to traffic. This qualifying result reflects more or less where we realistically are.


Technically everything went according to plan, but the limiting factor is our performance, which we have to work on. As this track is quite heavy on fuel consumption, fuel management might, therefore, be a factor in the race.“      
 

Hanspeter Brack, Marleen Seilheimer, photo Sauber

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/sauber-f1-team-bahrain-gp-qualifying---121609.html

05.04.2014 / MaP

More News

Pirelli Bahrain Grand Prix Qualifying review
05.04.2014
Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) will start the 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix on pole.- First qualifying session of 2014 held in dry weather from start to finish- Extra set of tyres for Q3 ensures constant running in every session more >>
Sahara Force India F1 Bahrain GP qualifying
05.04.2014
2014 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, Qualifying Qualifying for Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix saw Sergio Perez qualify in fifth place with teammate Nico Hulkenberg setting the 12th fastest time.*  more >>
Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Bahrain GP qualifying
05.04.2014
2014 BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX – SATURDAY 05/04/2014  Daniil Kvyat (STR9-03)Third Practice Session Best lap: 1:36.680, pos. 9th, 16 lapsQualifyingBest lap: (Q1) 1:35.395, (Q2) 1:35.145, pos. 13 more >>
Lotus F1 Team Bahrain GP qualifying
05.04.2014
2014 Bahrain GP, SaturdayRomain Grosjean will start from sixteenth and Pastor Maldonado seventeenth after the first-ever night time qualifying session for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Romain pipped Pastor to the f more >>
Caterham F1 Team Bahrain qualifying review
05.04.2014
2014 BAHRAIN GP - FP3 & QUALIFYINGSakhir International Circuit, Bahrain - 5th April 2014   Caterham F1 Team Partner informationOur cars are running new GE logos at the Bahrain more >>
Grid position for Gulf Air Bahrain GP 2014
05.04.2014
FORMULA 1 GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX6     Nico Rosberg     Mercedes     144     Lewis Hamilton     Mercedes     2 more >>
F1 Practice 3 in Bahrain GP classification
05.04.2014
FORMULA 1 GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX, Sakhir International Circuit1     44     Lewis Hamilton     Mercedes     1:35.324         122   more >>
All F1 driver quotes after Bahrain Free Practices
04.04.2014
Gulf Air Bahrain Grand-Prix 2014 Sakhir International CircuitFree Practices on April 4th, 2014INFINITI RED BULL RACING more >>
Sakhir Free Practice 2 results
04.04.2014
FORMULA 1 GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX 20141     44     Lewis Hamilton     Mercedes     1:34.325         282     6   more >>
Sakhir Free Practice 1 results
04.04.2014
FORMULA 1 GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX 20141     44     Lewis Hamilton     Mercedes     1:37.502         142     6  &nb more >>
Renault Sport F1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix preview
02.04.2014
BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX PREVIEW  Sakhir in numbers :(with 1 being the easiest, 5 being the most severe)INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE    3MGU-K    3MGU-H    more >>
Sahara Force India F1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix preview
02.04.2014
2014 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Vijay’s VisionTeam Principal, Dr Vijay Mallya, reviews a convincing performance in Malaysia as we prepare for round three in Bahrain. L more >>
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 on the pit wall in Bahrain and statistics
02.04.2014
On the Pit Wall  Endurance  Bahrain will be the third race for both the Power Unit and gearbox for any team that has chosen to continue such a pattern. This is where an accurate pict more >>
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Gulf Air Bahrain GP preview
02.04.2014
2014 Bahrain Grand Prix - Preview  Round Three of the 2014 Formula One World Championship brings us to Sakhir for Bahrain Grand Prix, held at the Bahrain International Circuit.    more >>
McLaren Mercedes F1 Gulf Air Bahrain GP preview
01.04.2014
2014 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix – preview Formula 1 heads to the desert for round three of the 2014 world championship, but there won’t be any sunshine during this weekend’s Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. The eve more >>
Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Bahrain GP preview
01.04.2014
Formula1  GULF AIR BAHRAIN Grand Prix 2014Sakhir International CircuitJean-Eric Vergne: Sakhir will be the first track this year where we have already driven the latest car, as we had the two test sessions there. more >>
Caterham F1 Team Bahrain preview
01.04.2014
BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX 2014Sakhir International Circuit, Bahrain - 1st April 2014   GeneralRace Laps: 56The track surface is usually sandy at the start of each session more >>
Lotus F1 driver Pastor Maldonado Bahrain preview
01.04.2014
Pastor MaldonadoWith the first two races of the season not quite going to plan, Pastor Maldonado looks forward to the challenge of one of the toughest races of the season.What do you think of more >>
Lotus F1 driver Romain Grosjean on Bahrain
01.04.2014
ROMAIN GROSJEAN Romain Grosjean and Lotus F1 Team reached the chequered flag for the first time in 2014 at Sepang, when the Frenchman overcame a loss of downforce to win an entertaining duel for eleventh place with former team-mate Kimi Rä more >>
Lotus F1 Nick Chester, technical director on Bahrain GP
01.04.2014
NICK CHESTER, TECHNICAL DIRECTORImprovements in reliability mean attention is turning to unleashing the true performance of the E22. Lotus F1 Team Technical Director Nick Chester explains all… What did the team learn in more >>
Lotus F1 Federico Gastaldi, Deputy team principal on Bahrain GP
01.04.2014
BAHRAIN Grand Prix - 4/5/6 APRIL 2014Federico Gastaldi DEPUTY TEAM PRINCIPALLotus F1 Team Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi is buoyed by the team’s first finish of the year, but under no illusions of the task ahead. more >>
Pirelli F1 Bahrain Grand-Prix, Sakhir circuit preview
31.03.2014
Sakhir Circuit 3-6 April 2014 - P Zero white medium and P Zero yellow soft tyres for one of the most severe circuits of the year in terms of tarmac roughness- temperature drop of 15 degrees possible throughout the evening race more >>
Sauber F1 Team Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix preview
31.03.2014
2014 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 3rd Round of the FIA Formula One World Championship, 4th to 6th April 2014Directly after the race in Sepang, the Sauber F1 Team is travelling to the third round of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship ta more >>
Lotus F1 Team Bahrain race
21.04.2013
Kimi Räikkönen took his third podium finish of the season and Romain Grosjean his first after a superb second and third place result in today’s Bahrain Grand Prix. After emulating the 2-3 result of the same result more >>
Clean sweep of Bahrain Grand Prix podium for Renault engines
21.04.2013
Renault-engined drivers locked out the podium in today’s Bahrain Grand Prix, with Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel taking a commanding win over Lotus F1 Team’s Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean.It is the s more >>
Infiniti Red Bull Racing Bahrain race
21.04.2013
BAHRAIN GP – RACE                                 Ca more >>
Vettel's three-stop strategy results in Bahrain GP win
21.04.2013
2013 Bahrain Grand Prix – RaceSebastian Vettel (Red Bull) winning the 2013 Bahrain Grand PrixReigning world champion Sebastian Vettel used a three-stop strategy to win the Bahrain more >>
Caterham F1 Team Bahrain race review
21.04.2013
BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX 2013Sakhir International Circuit, Bahrain - Sunday 21st April 2013  Caterham F1 Team Partner InformationEvery day GE Healthcare technology helps doctors save nearly 3,000 lives more >>
Vodafone McLaren Mercedes F1 Bahrain race
21.04.2013
2013 GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIXBahrain International Circuit, Sunday April 21“That’s what this sport is all about; it’s called racing”SERGIO PEREZMP4-28A-02 more >>
Sauber F1 Team Bahrain race review
21.04.2013
Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix – Race – Sunday, 21.04.2013 Weather: sunny and dry, 29-26°C air, 42-37°C trackIt was a disappointing Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix for the Sauber F1 Team. In a race that had more >>
Sahara Force India F1 Bahrain race
21.04.2013
2013 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, Race  It was a successful day for Sahara Force India in Bahrain as Paul Di Resta raced to a strong fourth place. Teammate Adrian Sutil’s hopes of points ended with a first lap puncture.  more >>
Mercedes AMG Petronas Bahrain race review
21.04.2013
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg finished the Bahrain Grand Prix in fifth and ninth places today after battling drives, however both cars struggled badly when temperatures were at their highest in the early stages of the race. •&nb more >>
Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Bahrain race review
21.04.2013
2013 BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY 21/04/2013 Daniel Ricciardo (STR8-01)RacePosition: 16th “I got a reasonable start, better than some of the guys around me and I got ahead of G more >>
Sakhir F1 Race result 2013
21.04.2013
FORMULA 1 GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX 2013Provisional Results   1     1     Sebastian Vettel     Red Bull Racing-Renault     57     Winner     2 more >>
F1 Driver quotes from Bahrain qualifying 2013
20.04.2013
BAHRAIN GRAND PRIXSAKHIR  SATURDAY  20 APRIL 2013Infiniti Red Bull RacingSebastian Vettel“I’m not disappointed with that. Well done to Nico, it was a strong lap and it was more >>
Multiple strategies possible at the Bahrain Grand Prix
20.04.2013
Nico Rosberg (Mercedes), pole position at the 2013 Bahrain Grand PrixMercedes driver Nico Rosberg will start from pole position at the Bahrain Grand Prix tomorrow, thanks to a time of 1m32.330s set on the P Zero White medium tyres, more >>
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Bahrain qualifying
20.04.2013
Bahrain - QUALIFYING Nico Rosberg took the second pole position of his career in Bahrain today with Lewis Hamilton qualifying in fourth place. •    The result gave the team its first consecutive pol more >>
Lotus F1 Team Bahrain qualifying
20.04.2013
Kimi Räikkönen set the ninth fastest time and Romain Grosjean the eleventh during qualifying for the 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix. Romain missed out on the top ten by a mere 0.06secs but will be the first driver on the grid to have more >>
Sahara Force India F1 Bahrain qualifying
20.04.2013
2013 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, Qualifying Sahara Force India carried its strong form into today’s qualifying session for the Bahrain Grand Prix with Paul Di Resta setting the seventh fastest time ahead of te more >>

Kategorien

2001-2022 automobilsport.com full copyright