Alfa Romeo have handed Alessandro Alumni Bravi an additional role of being the team’s F1 representative alongside his existing role.

Having been part of the Sauber Group since 2017, Bravi has been handed an additional role of being the Alfa Romeo F1 team representative where he will represent the outfit in important functions outside the race weekends.

This is one of the first tasks of new Sauber CEO Andreas Seidl who moved to the Swiss outfit from McLaren for 2023 F1 season. Bravi will work together with the technical and operational departments towards the team’s growth and success.

“I am delighted to confirm the appointment of Alessandro Alunni Bravi to the role of Team Representative, in addition to his existing duties of Managing Director of the Group,” said Seidl. “His vast experience in motorsport has equipped him with all the tools he needs to succeed, and his intimate knowledge of the team, of which he has been part for more than five years, will ensure stability and continuity in our progression.

“Alessandro representing the team during the Formula One championship will allow me to focus on growing the Group and preparing for the challenges and opportunities that await us. I thank Alessandro for his belief in our vision and I welcome him to this additional position.

“I am convinced this is another valuable addition to what is without any doubt a very strong team, from the drivers to the management team, to each one of our employees, capable of building on last year’s success and creating a bright future for Sauber.”

At the same time, Bravi added: “I want to thank Andreas and our shareholders for their trust, and I want to reiterate my commitment to giving my best to live up to their expectations and represent the team in the best possible way.

“It is a huge privilege to keep working with a group of incredible people who, over many years, have helped me integrate within the Sauber Group: what they gave me in this time will enable me to fulfil this task and represent the team according to our shared vision and our objectives.

“I am fully conscious of the work we have ahead of us and of the challenges that face us: I approach this task with humility, knowing I am part of a strong team that will get the job done, and with the belief we have everything we need for a successful future.”

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