The Sauber F1 Team confirmed on Monday that their new car dubbed the C35 has passed all of the mandatory FIA crash tests ahead of making making its track debut at the second winter test.

The Swiss based outfit announced recently that they would run an updated version of their 2015 car at the opening test of the year which gets underway on February 22 at the Barcelona Circuit Du Catalunya in Spain.

The team who finished the 2015 season in eighth place on 36 points took to Twitter to confirm the news:

YAY! The did it! Nose & chassis passed the static & dynamic crash tests!

Sauber have retained Felipe Nasr and Marcus Ericsson for a second season and will once again use Ferrari power.

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