Sauber F1 team renamed Alfa Romeo Racing
The Sauber name will disappear from the Formula 1 grid in 2019 as the team officially rebrands as Alfa Romeo Racing.
By Scott Mitchell
Feb 1, 2019
That partnership was always intended to expand onto a technical front to enable Alfa, part of the Fiat group that includes Ferrari, to become more actively involved.
The team will be entered into the 2019 world championship as Alfa Romeo Racing, effectively reviving the works entry that won the inaugural F1 titles in 1950 and 1951.
It is not strictly an out-and-out factory operation, as Sauber's ownership and management remain unchanged and independent of Alfa.
The cars, which will driven by 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen and Ferrari test and development driver Antonio Giovinazzi, will sport Alfa's four-leaf clover emblem that denotes its high-performance vehicles.
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