Alfa Romeo has confirmed Antonio Giovinazzi will continue to drive for them in 2020.Formula 1 driver.
“I am extremely pleased to be able to confirm he will stay with Alfa Romeo Racing for 2020. The way he has integrated into the team and has consistently improved throughout his first full season in the sport are very promising and we cannot wait to unlock his full potential as we continue to work together.
“Antonio has emerged as a very quick driver, even alongside as tough a benchmark as Kimi [Raikkonen], and we expect him to develop even further as his experience grows. His technical feedback, work ethics and positive approach will help us continue to push our team forward, and so will the consistency of an unchanged line-up for next season.”
Giovinazzi, a member of Ferrari’s Driver Academy, joined its engine customer Alfa Romeo at the end of last season when Charles Leclerc was promoted to Ferrari. He has scored four of the team’s 35 points so far this year.
“I am grateful for the incredible level of support I received in my first full season in Formula 1,” he said. “Everyone in the team has stuck by my side since I joined and I am really looking forward to continuing our journey together.
“We learned a lot this year and I am confident we can make a big step forward next season. I won’t be a rookie anymore so there won’t be any excuses for me: I want to be competitive right from the start of the championship and repay the confidence the team has shown in me.”
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