“Valtteri Bottas is used to not beating Lewis Hamilton” – Former world champion criticises former Mercedes driver over his efforts in Canada

Former world champion Jacques Villeneuve criticised Alfa Romeo’s Valtteri Bottas for getting out-qualified by his rookie teammate.  Valterri Bottas moved to Alfa Romeo at the beginning of the 2022 season and held the advantage at the start of the season.…

“Mick Schumacher took me out in two of the races that weekend”- Alfa Romeo’s Guanyu Zhou recalls having his weekend ruined by teammate Schumacher

Guanyu Zhou remembers having an on-track altercation with current Haas driver Mick Schumacher back during European F3 in 2018. Zhou and Schumacher have raced each other multiple times throughout the course of their junior careers. They battled each other on…

“Two cars in the points, the first point for Zhou” – Alfa Romeo boss Fred Vasseur ecstatic with their first double-points finish since 2020

“Two cars in the points, the first point for Zhou” – Alfa Romeo team principal Fred Vasseur is delighted with both Valtteri Bottas and debutant Guanyu Zhou finishing in the points in the season-opening Bahrain GP. The Ferrari cars had…

“I definitely feel that there’s a lot of potential”: Valtteri Bottas explains why Alfa Romeo’s weak pre-season test in Barcelona does not worry him

Alfa Romeo completed the fewest laps out of all 10 teams in the Barcelona test but Valtteri Bottas wants them to focus on the positives.  Bottas will have a different experience in F1 compared to what he got used to…

“He’s a nice guy and has the will to work hard”: Valtteri Bottas vows to help Alfa Romeo teammate Guanyu Zhou settle into Formula 1

Valtteri Bottas praised Guanyu Zhou’s will to work hard, and insists that he’ll help his Alfa Romeo teammate settle and grow in F1. Alfa Romeo will be fielding a completely new driver line-up in 2022. After Kimi Raikkonen’s retirement and…

“I want to be successful”- Guanyu Zhou quotes Chinese NBA player as an inspiration to imprint F1 culture in China

Guanyu Zhou will begin his rookie season with Alfa Romeo in 2022 and hopes to imprint the F1 culture in China through his work. Guanyu Zhou could not deliver his best performance during the first days of the pre-season testing…

“We still have some negotiations in progress, on the sponsor side”– Alfa Romeo boss claims his team will be close to budget cap as they eye to boost their challenge in 2022

Alfa Romeo boss Frederic Vasseur claims that they will be close to the budget cap this year as they set to boos their F1 challenge. Alfa Romeo for the past few years have been at the lower half of the…

“It’s complex because it’s a very important decision”: Alfa Romeo boss insists it was difficult for him to say goodbye to Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi

Alfa Romeo team principal Frederic Vasseur dismisses suggestions that replacing Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi was an ‘easy decision’.  Alfa Romeo will enter the 2022 F1 season with a completely new driver line-up. Their previous pairing of Raikkonen and Giovinazzi…

“We are convinced we can get the best out of him”: Alfa Romeo boss compares Guanyu Zhou’s F1 entry to Max Verstappen’s

Alfa Romeo team principal Frederic Vasseur insists that Guanyu Zhou’s relative lack of experience won’t affect the team’s performance. Zhou’s move to Alfa Romeo was made official last November, when it was announced that he’d be replacing Antonio Giovinazzi at…

“The car is too complex in Formula 1”: Alfa Romeo boss reveals why he chose Guanyu Zhou over Theo Pourchaire

Alfa Romeo boss Frederic Vasseur feels that signing Theo Pourchaire would have been a huge gamble due to the latter’s inexperience.  Pourchaire was one of the biggest success stories of F2 last season. He won the feature race in Monaco…