SAUBER REBRANDS AS ALFA ROMEO RACING
The new 2019 season will see a continued partnership between two of the most historical brands in motorsport – Sauber and Alfa Romeo – with the title sponsors taking over the name of the Swiss team
Just one year after it was founded on the 24th June 1910, Alfa Romeo made its debut in an official competition, winning the first Regularity Race in Modena. Since then, its sporting legend has been a string of victories and top-three finishes in many international championships, including Formula One.
"It is a pleasure to announce that we will enter the 2019 Formula One World Championship with the team name Alfa Romeo Racing," said team boss Frederic Vasseur.
Last year Sauber and Title Sponsor Alfa Romeo announced a long term partnership and over the past year, the Team made continuous progress finishing the championship in 8th place. . The term of the collaboration has now been further extended, with the ownership and management of Sauber remaining unchanged and independent. As Alfa Romeo Racing, the goal continues to be the achievement of ambitious results at the pinnacle of motorsport.
With the signing of Kimi Raikkonen the year ahead looks exciting for Alfa Romeo Racing: "Make no mistake: with Kimi Räikkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi on one side of the pit wall and Alfa Romeo and Sauber expertise on the other, we are here to compete"
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