Alfa Romeo will once more race in Formula 1, the Italian car maker announced, after it agreed a sponsorship deal with Swiss team Sauber.The new Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team will make its debut in 2018, the first time that the company has competed on an F1 track in more than 30 years.
The partnership is technical as well as commercial, the companies said in a statement, and has already been agreed for more than one year.
The 2018 car, emblazoned with Alfa Romeo’s snake-and-cross logo, will be powered by another Italian legend of motorsport: Ferrari, which has supplied Sauber with racing engines for many years.