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Country of origin:Switzerland
Produced from:1985 - 1986
Numbers built:3
Successor:Sauber Mercedes C9
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Chassis 85.C8.01 The first C8 built, this is the car entered for the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1985. Driven by Dieter Quester, John Nielsen and Max Welti, it only appeared in practice. A massive accident, in which the C8 flipped, forced the Sauber team to withdraw the car. The damage was so ext>>>

Chassis 86.C8.02 One of a pair of new cars for the 1986 season, this was the main C8 raced by the factory team throughout the year. It was entered in the World Championship for Mike Thackwell and Henri Pescarolo, who were joined at Le Mans by John Nielsen. After a ninth and eighth early in t>>>

Chassis 86.C8.03 The final C8 constructed, chassis 03 served as the T-car for three of the World Championship rounds where Sauber raced only a single car. Its only competitive outing in 1986 came at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It was entered for Dieter Quester, Henri Pescarolo and Christian Dan>>>

  Article Image gallery (33) Chassis (3) Specifications