Sauber C35 passes FIA crash tests

Sauber has received the all clear from the FIA after completing the 2016 crash tests

Sauber has received the all clear from the FIA after completing the 2016 crash tests

Sauber is the latest Formula 1 team to successfully complete the mandatory FIA crash tests with its 2016 challenger.

The Swiss team has confirmed that is new C35 is on course to begin pre-season testing next month.

Sauber joins Toro Rosso, Haas F1, Renault, Force India, Manor and Ferrari in passing the FIA crash tests with its 2016 machinery.

“YAY! The #SauberC35did it! Nose & chassis passed the static & dynamic crash tests!,” read a tweet from the team’s official Twitter account.

Sauber is not expected to debut its C35 until the final pre-season test at Barcelona held from March 1-4.

The operation will however run a modified 2015 C34 model at the first Barcelona test from February 22-25.

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