Sauber closes the table in a few rough workouts free


The day of Friday Sauber was marked by the accident that ended with the session of Pascal Wehrlein. The German pilot tried to control his C36 in the final area of the second sector, but it was impossible and removed the hands from the steering wheel, becoming a mere passenger.

“I am of Course disappointed to have collided with the protections in the free seconds, but fortunately I’m well”, commented Wehrlein. Caused a red flag up that the commissioners were able to remove his car from the track, but it took a few minutes until the activity on the track again stop, this time because of the Renault Jolyon Palmer.

The swiss team tested several new parts in Hungary, and the #94 ensures that “the aerodynamic improvement it worked before the accident”. Continue being the red lantern of the grill, something that they will try to resolve the season that comes with a new Ferrari engine updated.


The distance between the pilots of Sauber and the first classified exceeded three seconds.

His team-mate had no major problems accumulate laps in proving the improvements that he brought to the team for the Grand Prix of Hungary, because came to overcome the 60 between the two sessions.

“we Were able to improve the car with the new update aerodynamics, although not apparent in the times still”, explained Marcus Ericsson. In Austria reported that it would implement the major upgrade of the season, so continue to the development of the car for the moment. “The car behaved well from the beginning of the first free in the future; FP2 was somewhat more difficult than the morning session, so that we are working to understand how we can optimize the adjustment of the car for tomorrow and Sunday”.