China’s Guanyu Zhou to be country’s first F1 driver after signing Alfa Romeo deal

//China’s Guanyu Zhou to be country’s first F1 driver after signing Alfa Romeo deal

China’s Guanyu Zhou to be country’s first F1 driver after signing Alfa Romeo deal

The arrival at Alfa Romeo next season of Guanyu Zhou as China’s first Formula One driver is a massive boost for the team and for the sport in a key growth market, principal Frederic Vasseur said on Tuesday.The 22-year-old will partner experienced Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas, who is joining from Mercedes after five seasons alongside seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton, in an all-new line-up.Zhou takes the place of Ferrari-backed Italian driver Antonio Giovinazzi, while Finnish veteran…

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