Sauber C22

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Active: 2003
Team: Sauber F1 Team

Sauber is hoping to perform the same way as they did in 2001. The team is eagerly awaiting the finish of their windtunnel, which will enable them to enhance performance for future designs. Although, the chassis is only changed on some minor edges they can count on a very powerful Ferrari engine.


Suspension: Upper and lower wishbones (front and rear), inboard springs and dampers, actuated by pushrods (Sachs Race Engineering)
Brakes: Six piston calipers (front and rear), carbon pads and discs (Brembo)
Transmission: Longitudinally mounted, seven-speed transmission (Sauber), carbon clutch (Sachs Race Engineering)
Chassis Electronics: Magneti Marelli
Tyres: Bridgestone; 265/55R13 front, 325/45R13 rear
Wheels: OZ 12J-13 front, 13.7J-13 rear
Dimensions: Length 4470 mm
Width: 1800 mm
Height: 1000 mm
Front track: 1470 mm
Rear track: 1410 mm
Wheel base: 3100 mm
Engine: PETRONAS 03A. based on the Ferrari works engine (to its development stage in mid-September 2002), which allowed Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello to totally dominate the Formula One World Championship in the previous season.
Number of cylinders: V10
Cubic capacity: 2997 cc
Cylinder block: Aluminium
Number of main bearings: 6
Number of camshafts: 4
OHC Camshaft Drive: interlocked
Number of valves: 40
Valve mechanism: pneumatic