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The New BMW Sauber F1 Car Breaks Cover

Tue Jan 17, 2006 8:28 pm

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RE: The New BMW Sauber F1 Car Breaks Cover

Tue Jan 17, 2006 8:31 pm

No more Petronas green?
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RE: The New BMW Sauber F1 Car Breaks Cover

Tue Jan 17, 2006 8:39 pm

Why the team's name still has the Sauber name ?
Whatever
 
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RE: The New BMW Sauber F1 Car Breaks Cover

Tue Jan 17, 2006 8:48 pm

Quoting Alphafloor (Reply 2):
Why the team's name still has the Sauber name ?

As a nice gesture ot Peter Sauber apparently - who remains in an ambassadorial role I think.
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RE: The New BMW Sauber F1 Car Breaks Cover

Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:52 pm

Didn't BMW use Saubers name for a Le Mans race car to.

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RE: The New BMW Sauber F1 Car Breaks Cover

Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:54 pm

Quoting AirbusA346 (Reply 4):
Didn't BMW use Saubers name for a Le Mans race car to.

No. The Le Mans cars were Saubers (thats what they did before coming to F1) with initially BMW engines and then later and much more successfully Mercedes - with which they both entered F1 together in 1993.
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RE: The New BMW Sauber F1 Car Breaks Cover

Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:57 pm

Quoting Cornish (Reply 5):
No. The Le Mans cars were Saubers (thats what they did before coming to F1) with initially BMW engines and then later and much more successfully Mercedes - with which they both entered F1 together in 1993.

Oh, thanks for correcting me.

I just thought of that, because I had seen the Sauber on Gran Turismo 4.

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RE: The New BMW Sauber F1 Car Breaks Cover

Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:58 pm

Christ Eurowhite has arrived in F1 now...
Its far to white. They need to add some more blue to it.

I still prefer the orange Mclaren - wish it would stay that colour.

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RE: The New BMW Sauber F1 Car Breaks Cover

Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:00 pm

Quoting BA757 (Reply 7):
Christ Eurowhite has arrived in F1 now...
Its far to white. They need to add some more blue to it.

not a real surprise though - if you look at BMW racing cars such as the touring cars its a similar sort of thing.

it is similar to the williams livery they had
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RE: The New BMW Sauber F1 Car Breaks Cover

Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:03 pm

Quoting Cornish (Reply 8):
not a real surprise though - if you look at BMW racing cars such as the touring cars its a similar sort of thing.

it is similar to the williams livery they had

I have just seen another picture of it on ITV-F1, and it doesn't look so bad from that angle, but I still think its too white.

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