Alfa Romeo’s Chinese driver Zhou Guanyu steers his auto all through the next free practice session in advance of the French System A person Grand Prix at the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, southern France, July 22, 2022. — AFP pic
Friday, 29 Jul 2022 7:35 PM MYT
MILAN, July 29 — Alfa Romeo has renewed its Formula A single partnership with Swiss-based mostly Sauber for next time, Alfa Main Executive Jean-Philippe Imparato said today.
“I have signed the renewal for 2023 this morning,” Imparato explained.
He mentioned System A person was a “school of excellence” and part of its DNA for Alfa Romeo, a model of Stellantis, the world’s fourth largest carmaker.
“Every 12 months in July we evaluate the situation. If in the potential we realise we are not interested any extra (in Method A person) or we do not have returns on our investments, we’ll see what to do, but every thing will be done in an orderly way,” Imparato claimed.
Sauber, who individual and run the group beneath the Alfa name, are controlled by Islero Investments who are in switch joined to Swedish billionaire Finn Rausing.
US motor racing entrepreneur Michael Andretti, who is looking to enter Method A single, last 12 months held takeover talks with Sauber but claimed “control issues” experienced led to their collapse.
The team have additional recently been connected with Audi, a Volkswagen Team model searching for to occur in when new engine regulations implement from 2026.
“For the second it (the Sauber partnership) is a wonderful, popular eyesight,” Imparato explained to www.the-race.com this month. “If a person working day a little something else happens, it will not be a challenge.
“We will produce ourselves in another way, in yet another world, normally based in motorsport, for Alfa Romeo.”
Alfa Romeo’s present drivers are Finland’s Valtteri Bottas and China’s Guanyu Zhou. — Reuters