Alfa Romeo Returns to Formula 1™

Posted on 02. Dec, 2017 by in Chrysler Canada

November 29, 2017

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

The prestigious Italian code owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) currently sealed a multiyear technical and blurb partnership agreement with Swiss Sauber F1 Team for appearance in a Formula 1 universe championship commencement with a 2018 season.

The single-seaters will competition a particular colors and trademark of Alfa Romeo, a team’s Title Sponsor, and will be versed with 2018 Ferrari energy units.

The range of a agreement includes strategic, blurb and technological team-work in all germane areas of development, including entrance to engineering imagination and a imagination of Alfa Romeo technical staff. This partnership will yield additional opportunities for a dual organizations in both Formula 1 and a automotive zone in general.

The central name will be Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team.

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of FCA, said: “This agreement with a Sauber F1 Team is a poignant step in a reshaping of a Alfa Romeo brand, that will lapse to Formula 1 after an deficiency of some-more than 30 years. A storied marque that has helped make a story of this sport, Alfa Romeo will join other vital automakers that attend in Formula 1. The code itself will also advantage from a pity of record and vital imagination with a partner of a Sauber F1 Team’s undisputed experience. The Alfa Romeo engineers and technicians, who have already demonstrated their capabilities with a newly-launched models, Giulia and Stelvio, will have a event to make that knowledge accessible to a Sauber F1 Team. At a same time, Alfa Romeo fans will once again have a event to support an automaker that is dynamic to start essay an sparkling new section in a unique, mythological sporting history.”

Pascal Picci, Chairman of Sauber Holding AG, commented: “We are really gratified to acquire Alfa Romeo to a Sauber F1 Team. Alfa Romeo has a prolonged story of success in Grand Prix racing, and we are really unapproachable that this internationally eminent association has selected to work with us for a lapse to a apex of motorsport. Working closely with a automobile manufacturer is a good event for a Sauber Group to serve rise a record and engineering projects. We are assured that together we can move a Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team good success, and demeanour brazen to a prolonged and successful partnership.”

The lapse of Alfa Romeo, one of a vital protagonists in Formula 1 history, is approaching to minister significantly to a interest and destiny growth of a sport. Alfa Romeo brings with it technological imagination and a vast and ardent fan base, while appearance in a championship also offers advantages for a code in areas such as record send and highway safety.

Alfa Romeo is famous around a universe for a racing birthright and technological excellence. The undisputed champion of a pre-war Grand Prix (in 1925, a GP Tipo 2 dominated a initial World Championship), Alfa Romeo participated in Formula 1 from 1950 to 1988, both as a constructor and engine supplier. Immediately on a debut, Alfa Romeo won a initial dual drivers’ universe championships, in 1950 and 1951, with drivers Nino Farina and Juan Manuel Fangio. From 1961 to 1979, Alfa Romeo participated as engine retailer to several F1 teams. Following a lapse as a constructor in 1979, Alfa Romeo achieved a best outcome in 1983, holding sixth place in a constructors’ championship. More than 30 years after withdrawing as a aspirant from Formula 1 (1985), a code is returning with a transparent goal to make a mark.

About Alfa Romeo and FCA
Alfa Romeo is a ancestral code of FCA Group. Since a initial in Milan, Italy, in 1910, Alfa Romeo has designed and crafted some of a many stylish and disdainful cars in automotive history. That tradition lives on currently as Alfa Romeo continues to take a singular and innovative proceed to conceptualizing automobiles.? In each Alfa Romeo, record and passion intersect to furnish a loyal work of art. Fully reviving Alfa Romeo’s suggestion and maximizing a tellurian interest has been one of FCA’s priorities. Following a transparent and well-defined strategy, Alfa Romeo is essay a new section in a some-more than century-long story that represents an unusual event to comprehend a brand’s full potential. Today, Alfa Romeo is a loyal showcase of a Group’s best resources, talent and technological know-how. Alfa Romeo is winning a hearts of a new epoch and retaking a legitimate position as one of a world’s many preferred reward brands. It is, once again, one of a heading black of Italian engineering and style, an idol of Italy’s technological value and artistic spirit.

FCA designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles and associated tools and services, components and prolongation systems worldwide by 162 prolongation facilities, 87 RD centers, and dealers and distributors in some-more than 150 countries. In further to Alfa Romeo, a fast of brands embody Abarth, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Ram, Maserati and Mopar, a tools and use brand. The Group’s businesses also embody Comau (production systems), Magneti Marelli (components) and Teksid (iron and castings). FCA is listed on a New York Stock Exchange underneath a pitch “FCAU” and on a Mercato Telematico Azionario underneath a pitch “FCA”.

About Sauber Motorsport
In 1970 Peter Sauber founded his association and designed his initial racing automobile in a attic of his parents’ house. The competition group grew usually and enjoyed a initial vital general successes in a late 1980s. As a Mercedes works team, Sauber distinguished a one-two feat in a Le Mans 24-hour competition in 1989 and back-to-back Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ titles in a World Sports Car Championship in 1989 and 1990. In 1993 Sauber entered Formula One. Among a team’s F1 highlights have been a fourth-place finish in a Constructors’ World Championship in 2001 as an eccentric group and – in partnership with BMW – a one-two finish in a 2008 Canadian Grand Prix on a approach to third place in a constructors’ standings that year. In 2010 Sauber became an eccentric outfit once again. 2012 was a really good year of a Sauber F1 Team, headlined by 4 lectern finishes, 126 World Championship points and sixth place in a constructors’ standings. The 11th Oct 2012 noted a miracle in a story of a group – a day when Sauber stepped down as Team Principal and upheld on a rod to Monisha Kaltenborn. Between 1993 and a finish of 2016 a group contested 424 grand prix in Formula One. In 2017 a Sauber F1 Team celebrates another milestone: it is a 25th Formula One deteriorate in a teams’ history. The fourth oldest Formula 1 group starts together with a new owner, Longbow Finance S. A., into a new era. In 2017, Frédéric Vasseur was named as a new Managing Director and CEO of Sauber Motorsport AG, and Team Principal of a Sauber F1 Team. Sauber has a domicile in Hinwil, in a Swiss canton of Zurich. The team’s state of a art bureau houses prolongation comforts and offices travelling an area of 15,600 block meters and boasts one of a many modernized breeze tunnels in F1.

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