“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…

“When I was more interested in basketball than in motorsport”- Guanyu Zhou reveals Kobe Bryant is inspiration for his car number

Guanyu Zhou reveals Kobe Bryant as his inspiration behind choosing number 24 for his F1 car as he takes a seat behind the wheel of Alfa Romeo. Guanyu Zhou is the first-ever full-time Chinese F1 driver as he climbs in…

“I leave F1 with my head held high” – Antonio Giovinazzi unimpressed with Alfa Romeo after being shown the exit door to be replaced by Guanyu Zhou

“I leave F1 with my head held high” – Antonio Giovinazzi still feels money power played a decisive role in Alfa Romeo replacing him with Guanyu Zhou from next season. Antonio Giovinazzi deserved to retain his F1 seat for next…

“The effect of Zhou being in the F1 world” – F1 boss Stefano Domenicali hints at a second venue in China as alternative to Shanghai

“The effect of Zhou being in the F1 world” – F1 boss Stefano Domenicali makes a significant reveal of potential new venues this decade. China is betting big in the Formula 1 world this decade, as it strives to expand…