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Sauber to be 2017 F1 backmarker – Peter Sauber

Team founder Peter Sauber has admitted the Swiss outfit is set to bring up the rear of the field in 2017. 'There are ten teams,' he told the Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick. 'The initial position for Sauber is number ten.' But a worse fate seemed in store for Sauber not too long ago, with the 73-year-old admitting the team he took into F1 back in 1993 almost collapsed completely. Now, with a rescue buyout complete, semi-retirement has become full retirement for Peter Sauber, who says he is no longer involved and owns 'not a screwdriver' at Hinwil. In fact, he said he will be holidaying in South Africa by the end of this week and may not even watch the 2017 season opener on television. Sauber...
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