Zhou Guanyu’s Alfa Romeo team predicted a bright future for the rookie Formula 1 driver after he scored his best result of the season to date last weekend.
Electrical problems in second practice compromised Alfa Romeo’s efforts to solve the handling problem which mystified Valtteri Bottas in Baku.
Valtteri Bottas expects Alfa Romeo will discover something was wrong with his car during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix as his lap times were slower than the Williams drivers’ at the end of the race.
Valtteri Bottas says a gamble on a long final stint in the Spanish Grand Prix left him unable to take advantage of the Mercedes drivers’ problems.
Valtteri Bottas says that Alfa Romeo have improved their driver-in-the-loop simulator at a “rapid” pace since he joined at the end of last season.
Alfa Romeo is looking into how it can improve its performance at the start of races, after Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu lost more places than any other drivers on lap one in Bahrain.
Alfa Romeo are capable of fighting with “any team” on the grid aside from frontrunners Red Bull and Ferrari, says Valtteri Bottas.
Valtteri Bottas says he’s starting to like his Alfa Romeo but “my biggest concern is doing a race distance.”
World champion Max Verstappen capped the final day of pre-season testing for the 2022 Formula 1 season by setting the overall fastest time.
Sergio Perez set the quickest lap time of the Bahrain test so far during the final morning session as Red Bull ran a revised RB18 for the first time.
Carlos Sainz Jnr put Ferrari back on top of the times for the penultimate day of testing in Bahrain after a brief battle with Max Verstappen on track.
Esteban Ocon topped the times for Alpine in the morning session for the second day of running at the pre-season test in Bahrain.
Pierre Gasly put AlphaTauri at the top of the times at the end of the first day of the final pre-season test in Bahrain
Charles Leclerc put Ferrari on top of the timesheets during the morning session of the first day of the second pre-season test in Bahrain.
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F1’s rules gave Alfa Romeo, Haas and Williams more development time than their rivals last year. Is that reflected in the new cars they produced for 2022?
Valtteri Bottas says he is focusing on being “the best version of myself” and not “trying too hard” after moving from Mercedes to Alfa Romeo.
Alfa Romeo has officially revealed the C42, its new car for the 2022 Formula 1 season, in its definitive livery.
Lewis Hamilton and George Russell put Mercedes on top of the timesheets at the end of the final day of the first pre-season test for the 2022 F1 season.
George Russell was quickest for Mercedes in a disrupted start to testing on Friday, involving no fewer than five red flags.