Alfa Romeo Racing announced Robert Kubica’s return to the car this morning. The Polish driver, reserve driver of the team based in Hinwil, will return to the wheel of the C41 just this month.
Kubica will be used in the first free practice session of the Styrian Grand Prix, the first of two events to be held over the next weekend at the Red Bull Ring, in Austria.
Alfa Romeo will entrust the C41 to Kubica to continue development and give the engineers level indications, also in view of the preparation of the new single-seater, the C40, that of next season.
Kubica will take the place of Kimi Raikkonen, who will then return to the owner of his car starting from the second free practice session at the Red Bull Ring.
“Robert is a very important resource for our team and having him in the car at the Styrian GP will be a very important thing, especially if we consider that we will be racing on the same track for two consecutive weekends,” said Alfa Romeo team principal Frédéric Vasseur. Racing.
“Robert did a very good job in the first few outings of the year and we look forward to working with him again to try and advance the team.”
These are the statements of Robert Kubica: “I can’t wait to get back in the car next weekend. The team has made some important steps forward, especially recently. I know how important it is to seize the moment and I’m ready to make the my part to try to help the team in the double race weekend in Austria “.