25: 50 Years Of Sauber: From Parents’ Basement To F1 Paddock

25: 50 Years Of Sauber: From Parents’ Basement To F1 Paddock


2020 is a year of landmarks – Formula 1’s 70th year and also, ’50 Years of Sauber’ in Motorsport. In this episode of the Inside Line F1 Podcast, we discuss our interview with the architect of Sauber Motorsport, Mr. Peter Sauber.

Also in this episode, we share the Pits To Podium segment where we celebrated Sauber’s journey through Motorsport and Formula 1. Tune in!

(Season 2020, Episode 25)

Here’s what’s in store for you in this episode:
0:00-3:00 – F1’s 70 years, Paul Ricard’s 50 years and Sauber’s 50 years – don’t their commemorative logos look similar?

3:00-6:00 – We discussed ’50 years of Sauber’ with Peter Sauber. You can read the full interview on our blog (https://www.firstpost.com/sports/peter-sauber-interview-saubers-architect-on-early-beginnings-foray-into-f1-kimi-raikkonen-as-team-celebrates-50-years-in-motorsport-8531951.html)
Gist of our interview – why Sauber chose Kimi Raikkonen over Red Bull in 2001, Sauber’s secret to attracting solid technical partnerships and Sauber’s most under-rated achievement over the 50 years. Btw, did you know that Peter Sauber built and raced his first car – the C1?

6:00-end – Pits To Podium segment with Soumil and Kunal – celebrating 50 years of Sauber

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Music courtesy: Lucien Byfieldt (https://lucienbyfieldt.bandcamp.com/)
Image courtesy: Sauber Motorsport / Alfa Romeo Racing


Kunal Shah is an FIA-accredited Formula 1 journalist who has been reporting on Formula 1 for nearly two decades. He worked with the Force India Formula 1 Team for 6 seasons in Marketing, Sponsorship and Commercial roles. As a former single-seater racer, he was responsible for Force India's grassroots talent program, One from a Billion Hunt. Presently, he co-writes a regular Formula 1 column for Firstpost, speaks on Inside Line F1 Podcast & Pits to Podium and produces broadcast/OTT content for NENT Group (Viasport & Viaplay).

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