Navigation

Skiplink Navigation

Main Features

BMW Sauber name new driver

Swiss Formula One team BMW Sauber have named Spain’s Pedro de la Rosa as their second driver for the 2010 season.

The 38-year-old has driven for Arrows and Jaguar and was a test and reserve driver for McLaren for seven years. He joins 23-year-old Kamui Kobayashi, who came on board in December.

Team principal Peter Sauber said they stood to gain from de la Rosa’s experience on one of the sport’s best teams.

In December BMW Sauber were awarded the 13th entry into this year's Formula One world championship, taking the place of Toyota.

The team are based in Hinwil, near Zurich. German carmaker BMW decided to pull out of auto racing’s top circuit last year and agreed to sell the team back to previous owner, Peter Sauber, provided the team gained a place on the grid in the 2010 season.

swissinfo.ch and agencies


Links

Neuer Inhalt

Horizontal Line


subscription form

Form for signing up for free newsletter.

Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox.







Click here to see more newsletters

swissinfo EN

The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired.

Join us on Facebook!

×