Sauber F1 team rebranded as Alfa Romeo Racing

    Despite the rebranding, Sauber’s ownership and management will continue unchanged.

    Published On Feb 01, 2019 04:19:00 PM

    4,063 Views

    Sauber F1 team rebranded as Alfa Romeo Racing

    Sauber will now complete in Formula 1 as Alfa Romeo Racing, as part of the team’s rebranding.

    Alfa Romeo’s partnership with the Sauber F1 team started last year, with the carmaker serving as the team’s title sponsor – also bringing back the Alfa Romeo name to F1 for the first time since 1985.

    While Alfa Romeo’s collaboration with the team has been further extended, Sauber’s ownership and management will continue unchanged and independent.

    “It is a pleasure to announce that we will enter the 2019 Formula One World Championship with the Team name Alfa Romeo Racing. After initiating the collaboration with our Title Sponsor Alfa Romeo in 2018, our team made fantastic progress on the technical, commercial and sporting side. This has given a boost of motivation to each team member, be that track-side or at the headquarter in Switzerland, as the hard work invested has become reflected in our results. We aim to continue developing every sector of our team while allowing our passion for racing, technology and design to drive us forward,” said Frédéric Vasseur, team principal, Alfa Romeo Racing.

    The team will field an all-new driver line-up for the upcoming season consisting of 2007 F1 world champion Kimi Raikkonen and Ferrari protégé Antonio Giovinazzi.

    After facing a number of difficult seasons, Sauber – running Ferrari engines – saw a marked improvement in performance last year, completing the 2018 season in eighth place, ahead of Toro Rosso, Williams and Racing Point Force India.

    Copyright (c) Autocar India. All rights reserved.

    Comments
    ×
    img

    No comments yet. Be the first to comment.

    Ask Autocar Anything about Car and Bike Buying and Maintenance Advices
    Need an expert opinion on your car and bike related queries?
    Ask Now
    Search By Car Price
    Poll of the month

    Which was your favourite Car, SUV at Auto Expo 2023

    Maruti Suzuki Jimny

     

    24.72%

    Maruti Suzuki Fronx

     

    14.66%

    Maruti Suzuki eVX concept

     

    2.58%

    Tata Harrier EV

     

    10.06%

    Tata Sierra

     

    23.39%

    Hyundai Ioniq 5

     

    4.17%

    Hyundai Ioniq 6

     

    3.53%

    Kia EV9 concept

     

    2.84%

    MG4

     

    2.07%

    Toyota Land Cruiser 300

     

    11.98%

    Total Votes : 3908
    Sign up for our newsletter

    Get all the latest updates from the automobile universe