How Sauber joined the ranks of Formula 1’s former teams | RacingLines

And, more recently, the demises of such as Stewart, Prost, Minardi, Jordan and, now Sauber continues only as the entrant company, with the team entered as Alfa Romeo Racing competing with an “Alfa Romeo” chassis.
Sauber was part of the select club of teams still under their original identities until last week, when the F1 Commission unanimously approved a change of team/chassis name for the Swiss team to Alfa Romeo Racing.
The entire name change process is outlined here but, significantly, Sauber applied to switch from a historic name, albeit one carrying some baggage towards the end, to the vastly more marketable Alfa Romeo brand, and thus F1’s 24-strong Commission approved the request unanimously.

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