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Kimi Raikkonen will push Alfa Romeo to the next level, says Frederic Vasseur.
Alfa Romeo may be 50 points behind McLaren in the standings but team boss Frederic Vasseur says the goal is to catch them on the track when F1 returns from the summer break.
Antonio Giovinazzi has said he’s pleased with the pace he has in relation to team-mate Kimi Raikkonen this season.
In round two of three, PlanetF1 delves into the performances of every driver, now it’s the turn of McLaren, Toro Rosso, Renault and Alfa Romeo.
Kimi Raikkonen insists that Alfa Romeo’s “s***” points total isn’t a true reflection of their performances in 2019.
Kimi Raikkonen told Alfa Romeo from the get-go that if they “whine” about his life, he’s “not here anymore”.
Kimi Raikkonen reckons were it not for Red Bull’s “shitty” start at the German Grand Prix, no one would have ever questioned Alfa Romeo’s.
Alfa Romeo won’t have their appeal heard over the 30-second penalties for Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi at the German GP until September.
Alfa Romeo have lodged a former appeal against the penalties which cost Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi points at Hockenheim.
Alfa Romeo Racing will have a new Head of Aerodynamic in August with Alessandro Cinelli joining the team.
Alfa Romeo principal Frederic Vasseur has confirmed that the team will appeal the 30-second penalties which cost them points at the German GP.
Heading to Germany on the back of three successive top-ten results, Kimi Raikkonen says Alfa Romeo are benefitting from “little bits of progress” but as the saying goes, “every little bit” helps.
Despite lagging behind Kimi Raikkonen in the standings, Frederic Vasseur has denied that Antonio Giovinazzi is under pressure from either Alfa Romeo or Ferrari.
Jan Monchaux has been appointed as the new technical director of Alfa Romeo’s Formula 1 team, replacing Simone Resta.
Antonio Giovinazzi has said that an unknown puncture was what caused him to spin and DNF at the Britsh Grand Prix.
Losing track time in Friday’s first practice when he stopped out on track with an engine issue, Kimi Raikkonen admits no one at Alfa Romeo is aware of what exactly went wrong.
Although Kimi Raikkonen concedes the margins in F1’s midfield are “very small”, he feels Alfa Romeo can head to Silverstone confident of a good points-haul.
Alfa Romeo principal Frédéric Vasseur hopes a series of upcoming updates will help the team catch and compete with McLaren.
Antonio Giovinazzi has said he’s happy to get his first points and challenge his team-mate Raikkonen after finishing P10 at the Austrian Grand Prix.
Alfa Romeo have been forced to cough up 5000 Euros by the FIA after it was discovered that they had been using cooler fuel in Austria.
Alfa Romeo returned to the points in France, and team principal Fred Vasseur says a “big update” is coming for Silverstone.
Alfa Romeo have called up Marcus Ericsson to take part in a 2020 tyre test for Pirelli next week at the Red Bull Ring, according to Motorsport.com.
Kimi Raikkonen admits his Alfa Romeo C38 has felt “very strange” in some corners, and hopes an upgrade will solve that at the French GP.
Antonio Giovinazzi may have beaten Kimi Raikkonen for the first time in Canada but overall it was a race to forget for the Alfa Romeo team.
Kimi Raikkonen was true to form back in the paddock after being knocked out of Q1 ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix.
Alfa Romeo have the bottle of champagne handed to Robert Kubica when he won the 2008 Canadian GP uncorked and on display at their Hinwil factory. Only they don’t, says Kubica.
Kimi Raikkonen believes there is “nothing major wrong” at Alfa Romeo, yet said in the same sentence that the team do “lack speed”.
Marcus Ericsson, who switched to IndyCars at the end of last season but remained Alfa Romeo’s reserve driver, is hoping to return to an F1 cockpit later this year.
Alfa Romeo “f**ked up” their Monaco Grand Prix weekend in Q2 with team boss Frederic Vasseur saying that is where they “lost something” in terms of pace.
Kimi Raikkonen conceded that Alfa Romeo simply weren’t quick enough after both cars missed out on the top 10 in qualifying for the Monaco GP.