Alfa Romeo to remain in F1 after switching teams

Alfa Romeo have partnered Sauber since 2019, with the Kimi Raikkonen having been the partnership's most successful driver.

Despite their partnership with Sauber coming to an end at the conclusion of this season, Alfa Romeo are set to remain in Formula 1 next season.

Alfa Romeo are set to partner Haas from 2024, something which will see the American team’s Ferrari engines rebranded with the Alfa Romeo name, as reported by

Alfa Romeo’s new partnership with Haas is expected to be announced during the Italian Grand Prix, which takes place on the first weekend of September.

It was revealed back in May by that Alfa Romeo would be leaving Sauber after five seasons with the Hinwil-based team, as Sauber continue their preparations ahead of Audi’s takeover in 2026.

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By 2026, Audi will have acquired a 75% stake in Sauber’s F1 operations, with the side set to be run by powertrains supplied by the German manufacturer.

Alfa Romeo have always been keen to remain in F1 despite their imminent departure from Sauber, as revealed by the company’s CEO back in February.

Alfa Romeo CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato told towards the start of the year that the manufacturer wanted to be part of F1’s future, something they will feature in following their merge with Haas.

Since partnering Sauber in 2019, the side have struggled to score big points.

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Their most successful season was actually their first together back in 2019, when the outfit finished eighth in the Constructors’ Championship on 57 points.

Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi were the team’s drivers that season, whilst they remained with the side through 2020 and 2021.

In 2020, the side scored just eight points, before salvaging 13 points in 2021.

Last season was significantly better with Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu, as a strong start to the new aerodynamic regulations saw the team score 55 points.

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Whilst this was still two points less than their highest total achieved in 2019, the side actually claimed sixth in the 2022 Constructors’ Championship.

Alfa Romeo’s best individual result with Sauber also came back in 2019, after Raikkonen finished fourth at the Brazilian Grand Prix that season.

The 2007 World Champion is also the partnership’s most successful driver, having claimed 57 points across his three seasons with the team.