Sport Kubica to get latest Alfa Romeo F1 practice outing at Bahrain GP

12:30  26 november  2020
12:30  26 november  2020 Source:   autosport.com

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Alfa Romeo Formula 1 reserve driver Robert Kubica will have his second FP 1 run of the 2020 season at this Team boss Fred Vasseur stressed that Kubica is playing an important role in improving the Here's what the practice and qualifying results suggest may take place tomorrow, including one big

Alfa Romeo has confirmed that Kubica will get more time in the cockpit this weekend at Silverstone for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix, taking over from Antonio Giovinazzi for first practice . "I am happy to get back behind the wheel in this busy early part of the season," Kubica said. "Driving an F 1 car is

Robert Kubica will make his fourth Formula 1 practice appearance of 2020 for Alfa Romeo, as he will drive in FP1 at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

a person wearing sunglasses: Kubica to get latest Alfa FP1 outing at Bahrain GP © LAT Images Kubica to get latest Alfa FP1 outing at Bahrain GP

Kubica, who is Alfa's reserve driver, will take over Kimi Raikkonen's car for the opening practice session at the Sakhir circuit on Friday.

The former BMW Sauber, Renault and Williams F1 driver raced a BMW in the DTM this season after leaving Williams at the end of 2019.

He has taken part in three other practice sessions for Alfa so far this season after joining the squad at the start of the year.

Kubica's other practice appearances came during the opening phase of the delayed season, starting with the Styrian GP, then a week later in Hungary, and then FP1 for the 70th Anniversary GP at Silverstone.

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Robert Kubica will make his Formula 1 race weekend return with an opening practice outing for Alfa Romeo at this weekend’s Styrian Grand Prix. The Pole will not be the only F 1 reserve driver taking part in the opening practice session for the Styrian GP , as Jack Aitken will drive for Williams in place

Robert Kubica will join the Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team as a reserve driver for 2020, with his backer PKN Orlen coming on Kubica drove for the Peter Sauber-founded F 1 outfit between 2007 and 2009, when it competed with factory backing from Ilott gets Alfa Romeo outing in Abu Dhabi rookie test.

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"I am very pleased to be back in the driving seat for the first time since August," said Kubica.

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"It may sound like a long time, but my season has been really busy with my simulator work at the factory and my DTM programme, so it actually felt like it went quite quickly.

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"Now that my DTM season is over, I am keen to get back into my Alfa Romeo Racing role full time: there is still a lot to fight for and I am confident my work will make a positive contribution to the team's efforts."

Alfa team principal Frederic Vasseur said: "We are all pleased to see Robert get back in the car for FP1.

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We've had the Bahrain GP - now it's time to get up to speed with everything you need to know about the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix, which takes place over 87 laps of the Bahrain International Circuit's 3.543-kilometre Outer Track layout, on Sunday, December 6. Using the links above you can find the full

"His contribution to the team has been important so far this season and to be able to get the most of his experience and skills here in Bahrain is going to help the team continue its current path of progression.

"Sakhir is a circuit he knows really well and this will really help our work this weekend."

Raikkonen will return to the cockpit of his C39 for the rest of the Bahrain weekend.

This weekend's race is using the usual 3.362-mile layout at the Sakhir circuit, before the F1 season continues at the same venue next week for the second leg of the final triple header of the campaign.

That race will take place on the shorter, 2.277-mile outer loop configuration.

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