Kaltenborn: Sauber has to improve

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Monisha Kaltenborn says Sauber must improve on 2014 having failed to score a point last season.

The team launched the new Sauber C34 on Friday morning, looking to move on from a disappointing year in which it failed to score a point for the first time in its history. Explaining the target for the new car, Kaltenborn was direct with what she expects from Sauber in 2015.

"We have to improve, and be able to fight for championship points," Kaltenborn said.

And Kaltenborn says the team has spent the off-season learning what went wrong last year in order to avoid making the same mistakes going forward.

“2014 was a very disappointing year. However, this is in the past, and we now focus on what comes next. We have learned our lessons and are confident for the new season.”

With an all-new driver line-up in the form of Felipe Nasr and Marcus Ericsson, Kaltenborn said it feels like a fresh start for Sauber.

“I am delighted about our two new drivers who bring a breath of fresh air. Both are young, talented and highly motivated. On their way to Formula 1 both stood out through victories in Formula BMW and Formula 3. Both then finished this career progression off in the GP2-Series.

"While Marcus looks back to one season in Formula 1, Felipe will have his rookie year in which he comes fully prepared due to his role as test and reserve driver at Williams last year. I feel confident with regard to our drivers.”

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