Sauber Motorsports Group AG announced on Thursday that they have extended their partnership with Alfa Romeo until at least the end of the 2021 Formula One season.
The partnership which begin in 2018 saw the Sauber F1 Team renamed as the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN Formula One Team.
Speaking about the news, CEO of FCA, Mike Manley said:
Racing and performance are at the core of Alfa Romeo’s DNA. The brand was practically born on a racetrack and today we continue to compete at the most technologically advanced level of motorsport. The partnership with Sauber also allows our customers to benefit from exclusive racing know-how, as it is the case of the all-new Giulia GTA and GTAm, which incorporate Sauber Engineering’s technical input particularly as it relates to advanced aerodynamics.”
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN Team Principal and CEO of Sauber Motorsports AG Frédéric Vasseur commented saying:
The extension of our relationship with Alfa Romeo is a true statement of intent from both parties. In Sauber, Alfa Romeo found a committed, performance-driven partner to which they could entrust their brand: we are honoured to carry the heritage and past success of Alfa Romeo in our name. Both parties always intended for this relationship to bear fruit in the long term: we have laid some solid foundations in the last three season and we aim to reap the rewards of this work in 2021 and beyond.”