By: Alan Baldwin
Alfa Romeo will proceed a naming rights deal with Swiss-based Sauber for the 2021 Formula One season, the corporate mentioned in a press release on Thursday.
The Fiat Chrysler-owned model has been a accomplice of Sauber since 2018, with the workforce renamed as Alfa Romeo in 2019.
“The extension of our relationship with Alfa Romeo is a true statement of intent from both parties,” mentioned workforce boss Frederic Vasseur in a press release forward of the weekend’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola.
“Both parties always intended for this relationship to bear fruit in the long term: we have laid some solid foundations in the last three seasons and we aim to reap the rewards of this work in 2021 and beyond.”
The workforce, at present eighth general within the constructors’ championship, have but to call their drivers for 2021. This yr’s pairing is 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen and Italian Antonio Giovinazzi.