Alfa Romeo unveils 2021 F1 automobile

Alfa Romeo has unveiled its automobile for the 2021 Method One season.

2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen will accomplice Italy’s Antonio Giovinazzi on the group for a 3rd season. Alfa Romeo, often called Sauber till 2019, launched the brand new automobile, dubbed the C41, in Poland with title sponsor PKN Orlen.

Alfa is trying to enhance on an eighth-placed end in 2020.

The group has retained its red-and-white scheme of earlier seasons, albeit with the color scheme inverted on the C41.

Alfa Romeo has used its improvement tokens on a brand new nostril and entrance crash construction, that are the largest two adjustments from final 12 months’s automobile. The rear of the automobile is basically unchanged, with the identical gearbox and rear suspension as final 12 months, however the group has redesigned the ground and diffuser to adjust to new laws geared toward slicing downforce.

“Our 2021 automobile shares numerous widespread components with [last year’s] C39, except these which the laws pressured us to vary — reminiscent of the ground — and the nosecone, through which we invested our two improvement tokens,” technical director Jan Monchaux stated.

“This implies we’ll know the automobile significantly better than ordinary once we get to testing, but it surely’s nonetheless going to be essential to take advantage of these three days to confirm that actuality matches our expectations and to get to know the brand new tyres. We’re prepared for the brand new season and we won’t wait to see our new automobile on monitor.”

The C41 will make its on-track debut at a personal occasion at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya on Friday earlier than collaborating in preseason testing between March 12-14 on the Bahrain Worldwide Circuit.

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