Following fifth place in the constructors' championship in 2006, the BMW Sauber F1 Team has exceeded its own goals during the current Formula One season and is now in third place of this year's manufacturers' classification. Willy Rampf, Technical Director, is confident the team will be able to defend this position until the end of the year. However, he warns not to rely on the achievements so far
Following a modification of FIA regulations, the continuous development of the engines in Formula One vehicles is permitted only within strict limits. BMW Motorsport Director Mario Theissen speaks about the consequences of the new regulations and regards the field of drivers as far more balanced than in the past.