F1: Sauber inks partnership deal with BOBST, shows in-car video

Sauber Technologies has inked a new technology partnership with BOBST, the leading manufacturer of printing and converting equipment for the global label and packaging industries.

The multi-year strategic agreement between the two Swiss innovation leaders will see Sauber Technologies supply state-of-the-art 3D printed parts, engineering and development for BOBST’s inkjet label presses, and support future developments of these products.

As a specialist in additive manufacturing and 3D printing, Sauber Technologies is perfectly placed to apply Formula One-honed know-how and techniques to industrial processes. Sauber Technologies will manufacture parts for BOBST’s proprietary technology, the 3D printed Cluster, which is used in digital printing, enabling BOBST to accelerate its innovation strategy for the future of packaging production.

Jonathan Herzog, Chief Commercial Officer, Sauber Technologies: “With the largest and most modern additive manufacturing facility in Switzerland, Sauber Technologies is dedicated to the development of high-end additive manufacturing for the widest spectrum of industries, whether that is F1 TM racing, energy supply, or industrial label manufacturing. We see this agreement as the beginning of a fruitful partnership and look forward to supporting BOBST in elevating its printing equipment to the next level.”

Léonard Badet, Head of Group Technology at BOBST: “With its expertise and leading 3D manufacturing technology, Sauber Technologies is known for always pushing the boundaries of innovation and this makes the company the perfect engineering partner for BOBST. As technology leaders in our respective fields, there is a great synergy between our two companies, and we are excited to implement F1 TM technology into our inkjet engines in what will undoubtedly secure our place at the top of the podium and keep us there going forward.”

Alfa Romeo release on-board footage of new C43 in Barcelona

Alfa Romeo have given fans an insight into on-board footage of a 2023 Formula 1 car for the first time, posting a video with Zhou Guanyu behind the wheel in Barcelona.

The team were taking part in their permitted pre-season shakedown and filming running in Spain at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with their drivers, and posted a clip of Zhou exiting the pit lane in his new car as it took to the track for the first time.