Alfa Romeo stays in F1
The traditional brand Alfa Romeo will remain as a partner of Sauber in Formula 1 in 2021. The backgrounds.
So far, the connection has not borne fruit: In 2019 the team from Switzerland finished the World Cup in eighth place. In 2020, Alfa Romeo is eighth in the constructors’ championship, but five races before the end of the season they have only five points to their credit, in 2019 it was 57.
Alfa Romeo stays in Formula 1
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After all: The partnership will still be extended by one year – so it will last until at least the end of 2021. What happens after that is unclear.
Team principal Frédéric Vasseur: “The extension of our partnership with Alfa Romeo is a true declaration of intent from both parties. In Sauber, Alfa Romeo has found a committed, performance-oriented partner. “
Fiat-Chrysler managing director Mike Manley emphasizes the connection between Formula 1 and the road: “The partnership with Sauber enables our customers to benefit from exclusive racing know-how.”