It’s official: Kimi Räikkönen will join the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 team from the beginning of the next year.
In his career, Kimi Räikkönen has secured 20 Grands Prix wins and 100 podiums, making him one of the most highly regarded drivers in the history of the sport.
Frédéric Vasseur, CEO of Sauber Motorsport and Team Principal of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team has declared: “Signing Kimi Räikkönen as our driver represents an important pillar of our project, and brings us closer to our target of making significant progress as a team in the near future. Kimi’s undoubted talent and immense experience in Formula One will not only contribute to the development of our car, but will also accelerate the growth and development of our team as a whole, increasing our determination to fight for results that count.”
Moreover, the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team would like to congratulate Charles Leclerc on his fantastic step of joining the Scuderia Ferrari from 2019, thanking him for the great satisfactions he gave to the Swiss team during his first season in Formula One and wishes him the best for his future in our sport.