Jrg Zander is the new technical Director of Sauber
The post of technical Director of the team Sauber, which had remained vacant after the departure of Mark Smith in March of this year, next season is Jorg Zander.Currently, Zander is the technical Director of the Audi team represented in the championship WEC. However, the German company decided to leave endurance racing, and 52-year-old engineer got the opportunity to return to Formula 1, which has already worked with Toyota, BAR, Williams, Honda and Brawn. Had Zander to work in Sauber in 2006 and 2007 he was the chief designer of the team, which at that time belonged to BMW.Moniz, Kaltenborn, head of the team "We are delighted that Jorg Zander will become technical Director at Sauber. We are proud that we have managed to convince so an experienced engineer to become a part of our team. This is a very important step in the history of Sauber, and he will succeed.Zander knows the world of Motorsport and Formula 1. He will oversee all technical processes and be responsible for all technical departments. Sure, together we will succeed".Jorg Zander "I'm glad to be back in the Sauber and in Switzerland, a country that became for me almost native. After many years of experience in endurance racing, I am pleased to return to Formula 1. Enters into force the new regulation which provides an excellent opportunity to demonstrate technical capability.My goal is to create efficient technical organization that will be able to design a competitive machine of Fomrula-1. But first we need to gain a foothold in the middle of the peloton. This is a very interesting challenge and I look forward to the new season".