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2015-09-16 11:24

PERFORMANCE TWEAK? Sauber's Felipe Nasr (above) and team mate Marcus Ericsson will race with a new nose on their cars in Singapore. Image: AFP / William West

The centrepiece of Sauber's new package for Singapore is a short nose, F1 correspondent Roger Benoit claims.

The struggling team has rarely updated its 2015 car this year but a major aerodynamic package will be raced by Felipe Nasr and Marcus Ericsson in Singapore this weekend (Sept 18-20).

New nose

Benoit, writing in the Blick newspaper, said the most obvious change will be the disappearance of the long "duckbill" nose, replaced by a shorter one.

Said Ericsson: "Our goal is to get the maximum out of this innovation."

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