Formula 1: F1 Team Sauber Changes Its Name To ‘Alfa Romeo Racing’
On the off chance that there is any Formula 1 group that is demonstrating the vibe great factor after last season, it’s Sauber. The Swiss group has had a mind boggling restoration. After two bleak battles in 2016 and 2017, 2018 was an exceptionally welcome come back to frame, thanks partially to Charles Leclerc’s astounding new kid on the block season.
It has everything changed on the drivers’ front, with Kimi Raikkonen rejoining the Swiss group following 18 years, while Antonio Giovinazzi accomplices him in the last’s first full season in F1.
Nonetheless, it’s not simply the new drivers who flag another period, the group’s name has changed as well. In the wake of changing it to incorporate Alfa Romeo in 2018, 2019 sees them re-marked to Alfa Romeo Racing, with no notice of Sauber by any stretch of the imagination.
New name, same game! ⚡ We’re excited to announce Sauber and Alfa Romeo to keep fighting for ambitious results in 2019 @F1 World Championship as Alfa Romeo Racing. ? + info: https://t.co/1RUddkPMpj #AlfaRomeoRacing #SauberMotorsport #Bwoah pic.twitter.com/0gzgwgpl66
— Alfa Romeo Racing (@SauberF1Team) February 1, 2019
Sauber’s production line is as yet going to be in Hinwil, Switzerland, and the staff at the group aren’t under danger. This is an adjustment in name and subsidizing as opposed to a fresh out of the box new group, similar to when Lotus changed to Renault in 2016.
Team Principal at Alfa Romeo Racing, Frederic Vasseur said:
“It is a pleasure to announce that we will enter the 2019 Formula One World Championship with the Team name Alfa Romeo Racing,” said Frederic Vasseur, Team Principal at 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.”
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