Alfa Romeo Welcomes F1 First Chinese Driver: Zhou Guanyu

Alfa Romeo's Zhou Guanyu is the first Chinese F1 Driver.

1/21/2022 1:00:00 AM

Alfa Romeo's Zhou Guanyu is the first Chinese F1 Driver.

Zhou Guanyu joins Alfa Romeo and will be competing in the 2022 grid along with Valtteri Bottas.

Coming over from Alpine, Zhou brings along with him substantial financial backing to. The commercial Chinese sponsors that are supporting Zhou is one of the reasons the British company signed him. In an article by theBBC, team principal Frederic Vasseur admitted that the “extra income Zhou brings to Alfa Romeo would mean that the team would be able to operate at F1’s cost cap next season”. While the bigger teams have no issue with the new budget cap, smaller teams like Alfa Romeo are aiming to attract more funding to hit the limit and compete on equal terms.

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driver academy between 2014 to 2018. Coming over from Alpine, Zhou brings along with him substantial financial backing to . The commercial Chinese sponsors that are supporting Zhou is one of the reasons the British company signed him.  In an article by the BBC , team principal Frederic Vasseur admitted that the “extra income Zhou brings to Alfa Romeo would mean that the team would be able to operate at F1’s cost cap next season”. While the bigger teams have no issue with the new budget cap, smaller teams like Alfa Romeo are aiming to attract more funding to hit the limit and compete on equal terms. ImageL Alfa Romeo But more than the financial opportunities, the team values Zhou’s more than anything. Vasseur cited the young driver’s recent F2 victories in Bahrain and Silverstone this year as evidence of Zhou’s potential to compete at the highest level. “I don’t know if in the end he will be a champion or not in F2,” Vasseur said. “But this won’t change the potential that he is a frontrunner against some other very experienced guys.” In a statement put out by Alfa Romeo, the carmaker described Zhou as “a trailblazer who will write a pivotal page of his country’s motor sport history”. READ MORE: Formula 1 is Developing its Own Sustainable Fuel “I dreamt from a young age of climbing as high as I can in a sport that I am passionate about and now the dream has come true,” said Zhou in regards to his new appointment.  “To be the first ever Chinese driver in Formula One is a breakthrough for Chinese motor sport history. I know a lot of hopes will be resting on me and, as ever, I will take this as motivation to become better and achieve more.” 🏆1st ! ! YESSS 🍾! What a race, what a victory, thanks everyone for your support. 🇨🇳