Robert Kubica will be the first driver to sample Alfa Romeo’s C39 at the pre-season Formula 1 test in Barcelona 2020. Marking the team’s first outing for the ex-Williams racer.
Kubica announced last month as Alfa’s F1 reserve driver, shortly after he left Williams at the end of season 2019.
The 2008 Canadian Grand Prix champion will drive Alfa’s 2020 challenger on Wednesday’s first morning of winter testing. Before turning it over for the afternoon to Antonio Giovinazzi.
Kimi Raikkonen will drive the car on Thursday for the full second day of the opening test.
Alfa hasn’t disclosed how the second week of testing will split its rota.
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Kubica’s obligations as Alfa’s reserve driver in 2020 will run. So, with the BMW customer team ART Grand Prix alongside his driving contract in the DTM.
His backer-Polish gas supplier PKN Orlen-also turned to Alfa as the sponsor of the team’s co-title.
The company’s logo featured on the C39’s rear wing last week during a Fiorano shakedown outing.
The winner of the 2008 Canadian Grand Prix will drive Alfa’s 2020 challenger on Wednesday’s first morning of winter testing. As, before turning over for the afternoon to Antonio Giovinazzi.
Kimi Raikkonen will drive the car on Thursday for the full second opening day of the test. Before the Giovinazzi takes over again on Friday for the final day.
The Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari last hosted a round of the World Championship under the name of the San Marino GP in 2006, but the management never relinquished their ambitions to bring back F1.
In 2016 it lobbied to host the Italian GP when some doubts raised about the future of Monza. The track stepped in at a late stage in March 2011 to host the GP2 Asia series. By replacing rounds that were lost when two weekends of racing were canceled in Bahrain due to civil unrest.