Alfa Romeo confirms Zhou’s F1 seat for 2023

Zhou Guanyu of Alfa Romeo F1 Team looks on before free practice 1 ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Italy. /Getty Images

Zhou Guanyu of Alfa Romeo F1 Crew seems on earlier than free follow 1 forward of the F1 Grand Prix of Italy. /Getty Photographs

Zhou Guanyu of Alfa Romeo F1 Crew seems on earlier than free follow 1 forward of the F1 Grand Prix of Italy. /Getty Photographs

Chinese language racing driver Zhou Guanyu has signed a brand new take care of System One staff Alfa Romeo for the 2023 season, confirming his keep on the game for one more yr.

Zhou, competing in F1 for the primary season in 2022, has scored six factors to this point this season, however his staff mentioned he has impressed along with his “dedication and angle”.

“I’m trying ahead to persevering with working with Zhou,” mentioned Alfa Romeo boss Fred Vasseur forward of this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix.

“From day one with the staff, on the Abu Dhabi check final yr, he has impressed me along with his method to work and that is all the time a really optimistic trait. We knew he was fast, however the best way he tailored to System 1 in such a short while has been among the best surprises of our season.”

“He could have this expertise to attract on subsequent season, and I’m certain he’ll make one other step ahead as we proceed to develop our staff.”

On his half, Zhou expressed his delight at being supplied a brand new contract to proceed competing in F1 a minimum of for one more yr.

“Making it to System 1 was a dream come true and the sensation of competing for the primary time in a race will stay with me without end; the staff has been extremely supportive, welcoming me from day one and serving to me adapt to essentially the most advanced collection in motorsport,” the 23-year-old mentioned.

“There’s extra that I wish to obtain on this sport and with the staff, and the laborious work we’ve got put collectively because the begin of the yr is simply step one in the direction of the place we wish to be subsequent season.

“There’s nonetheless loads to study, loads to develop however I’m assured in our work: I’m trying ahead to the subsequent chapter of our story collectively,” he famous. 

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