Without the fourteen points of the first Grand Prix of Australia or the eight from Russia, Sauber would have finished well behind McLaren in the constructors’. The swiss team took advantage of the initial doubts of many teams and the unique characteristics of the circuits which hosted the first races to minimize their lack of aerodynamic and to squeeze to the maximum the potential of the specification 2016 the Ferrari engine.
Deficit in classification with respect to the pole, expressed in %.
as the season was going on, the performance rating began to fall and Sauber ended the year fighting with McLaren not to fall in Q1 next to Manor. In the race, the situation followed a similar path, declining in its middle position and no chance of scoring in the last three carreras.
|Overall of the season 2015|
|Km. in cabeza||0||0|
|Posic. media in clasificación||13.85||14.37|
|Posic. media in carrera||11.28||11.70|
Points earned at the World Championship of Constructors.
|Km. in cabeza||0||0|
|Km. tours||4.941 (11th)||5.347 (7th)|
|Position. average rating||14.53 (16th)||14.21 (15th)|
|Position. average in career||12.06 (16th)||11.35 (15th)|
Felipe Nasr has been the benchmark of the team despite being a rookie. Started the season in enviable shape and he knew how to make use of it to give Sauber points that have been decisive for the beat finally to McLaren. Marcus Ericsson, for its part, nor has desentonado and has fulfilled, but without being able to avoid its shortcomings in comparison with his team-mate possessor of something more than talent that the Swedish.
despite the economic constraints which the team lives, Sauber has been able to take advantage of the contribution of the sponsors brazilians to to introduce some changes in the car throughout the season that, if well not have served to maintain the positions of the first races, yes, at least they have given to Nasr and Ericsson the option of fighting for points on occasions.
the highlight of the season -along with the Ferrari engine – it may possibly be the change to morro short that the team undertook in Singapore, along with a redesign of the front spoiler. The aerodynamic team in Hinwil has also introduced several changes in the rear wing throughout the year to adapt to the different requirements of circuits.
Classification of the World Championship of Constructors 2015
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