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    The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team reveals the C37 20.02.2018

    The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team has launched its new challenger, the C37, ahead of the 2018 Formula 1 championship.

    The C37 looks different to last year's C36 – on one hand, this is due to the new technical regulations, and on the other hand, because of the team's new technical approach.

    As the 2018 season is about to kick off, Frédéric Vasseur, Team Prinicpal, says: "I am very much looking forward to the 2018 season, and to seeing Marcus (Ericsson) and Charles (Leclerc) on track. We have put lots of effort and hard work into the C37 over the last few months, and it is fantastic to be launching the new car today. I am convinced that Marcus and Charles form the perfect driver line-up, with one being an experienced driver and one a promising rookie. Marcus is going into his fourth season with us. He is a valuable part of the team, and we benefit from his experience and precise technical feedback. As for Charles, he has proven his talent in prior categories and deserves to be on the Formula 1 grid this season."

    "Our target ahead of 2018 is clear: We have to catch up with the field and continue improving our performance during the course of the season. We have put lots of energy and commitment into the development of the C37. I want to thank our partners and fans for their continuous support. The return of Alfa Romeo to Formula 1 sets another milestone in the team's history, and I am proud that such a historical brand has chosen us for their return to the sport. We are eager to start the 2018 season as the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team,"
    Vasseur continues.

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    Alfa Romeo's comeback restores one of the great names that have gone down in the history of motorsport's premium championship, Formula 1, and marks the return of the "Quadrifoglio", the legendary badge that has appeared on Alfa Romeo's top performance cars since 1923, to the circuits. Featured on the engine cover of the new C37, the famous good-luck charm has a fascinating history, deeply rooted in the racing world. The first Alfa Romeo car to carry the Quadrifoglio was the "RL" driven by Ugo Sivocci which won the 15th edition of the Targa Florio in 1923. The same good-luck emblem also appeared on Brilli Peri's "P2" when he triumphed in the first "Motor Racing World Championship" in Monza in 1925, gaining the first of Alfa Romeo's five World Titles, and it was present again in 1950 and 1951, when Giuseppe "Nino" Farina and Juan Manuel Fangio drove the Alfa Romeo 158 and 159 cars, the famous "Alfettas", to success in the first two Formula 1 World Championships. Today, the legendary symbol returns to the highest level of motor racing to show the whole world the continuing strength and success of the Alfa Romeo philosophy, a constant search for excellence applied to racing, then transferred in its entirety to the brand's production cars. The legend continues.

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    Jörg Zander, Technical Director, explains: "It is great to finally reveal the C37 today. The 2018 challenger is the result of the hard work that everyone in the factory has put in over the last few months. Speaking about the C37, the car philosophy is much different to that of the C36. The aerodynamic concept has changed significantly, and the C37 has several new features in comparison to its predecessor. We are positive that the new concept offers us more opportunities and will help us to make improvements during the course of the season. The 2018 Ferrari engine will also give us a boost in terms of our performance. We hope that we will make progress with the C37 and that we are more competitive compared to 2017."

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    The official rollout of the C37 will take place on the occasion of the first winter tests at the Circuit de Catalunya near Barcelona from the 26th of February to the 1st of March 2018.


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    Claro becomes Premium Partner of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team 20.02.2018

    The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team is delighted to announce that Claro has joined us as Premium Partner for the 2018 Formula 1 season.

    Claro is a subsidiary of America Movil, the largest telecommunications company in Latin America with operations in 16 countries. In the past, Claro has already been part of the Sauber team in form of a partnership that spanned from 2011 until 2014.

    Joining the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team for its first chapter in Formula 1, Claro continues its journey with our team as Premium Partner in 2018. The Claro logo will be featured on the rear wing endplates and the front noses of the two C37.

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    Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal, Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team:
    "We are very pleased to announce our partnership with Claro as a Premium Partner of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team. Having Claro join us as a partner, after having successfully collaborated together in the past, is a great pleasure. We are delighted to take our next, exciting step in our journey together, and look forward to working together for the upcoming season in Formula 1."

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    About Claro:

    Claro is a subsidiary of America Movil, the largest telecommunications company in Latin America with operations in 16 countries. Claro operates in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico and Uruguay.

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    Kappa becomes Official Partner of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team 20.02.2018

    We are delighted to announce that Kappa has joined us as Official Partner of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team.

    The globally recognised sports brand Kappa is part of BasicNet, a company listed in the Italian Stock Exchange since 1999. By joining the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team, Kappa will bring their outstanding products to the forefront of the pinnacle of motorsport.

    Kappa will supply the race team and drivers with the official team gear. The Kappa logo will be featured on the headrest of the two C37, as well as the race overalls of the team's two drivers.

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    Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal, Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team:
    "We are very pleased to announce our partnership with Kappa as a new Official Partner of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team. Collaborating with an internationally acclaimed sports brand such as Kappa is a great pleasure for us, and we look forward to representing their brand in Formula 1 paddocks around the globe."

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    Lorenzo Boglione, Vice President Sales, BasicNet:
    "Kappa, our most sporty brand, is back to Formula 1 alongside a historic F1 team and an iconic Italian car brand famous all over the world for its style and performance, the characteristics that unite us. Style and technology are the common ground between us and the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team, with whom we are proud to collaborate".

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    About Kappa:

    Kappa® is a brand of BasicNet SpA, the Company also owner of Robe di Kappa®, Jesus® Jeans, K-Way®, Superga®, Sabelt®, Briko® and Sebago®. BasicNet's leader brands are present in the sports and leisure apparel, footwear and accessories market. It operates worldwide through an international network of entrepreneurs, licensees of the brands, which produce or distribute the products. BasicNet offers to its network services of research, development, industrialization of the products and global marketing. All the company processes occur only through the Web, making BasicNet a "fully web integrated company". BasicNet, with headquarters in Turin, Italy, is listed at the Italian Stock Exchange since 1999.

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    Carrera becomes Premium Partner of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team 20.02.2018

    We are delighted to announce a new multi-year partnership with Carrera as Premium Partner of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team.

    Since its creation in 1956, Carrera, the iconic eyewear brand synonymous with pioneering design and outstanding quality, has always followed the passion for sports, with a daring attitude that consistently complements the unique spirit of motor racing.

    By joining the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team as Premium Partner, Carrera brings its distinctive eyewear collections into the world of Formula 1, joining us at the start of a new chapter in our longstanding history in the sport.

    Carrera will supply the race team and drivers with sunglasses and optical frames. The Carrera logo will be featured on the sides of the monocoques of the two C37, on the sides of the visor of the two drivers' race helmets, and on their race overalls.

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    Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal, Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team:
    "We are very pleased to announce our partnership with Carrera as a new Premium Partner of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team. Having such an iconic lifestyle brand on board with us is a great pleasure and we look forward to welcoming their eyewear in the paddocks around the world."

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    Stefano Biondo, Chief Brand Officer, Safilo Group:
    "We are truly proud of this outstanding partnership. Carrera and the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team share common values of passion for sports, innovation, challenges and the daring attitude. The return to the Formula 1 family is a significant step forward for the brand. We look forward to a long and successful partnership."

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    About Carrera:

    Carrera – synonymous with pioneering design and outstanding quality – is a statement brand since 1956 for people who live by their own rules, continuously defying themselves and proudly approaching life standing out of the crowd.

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    Richard Mille becomes Premium Partner of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team 19.02.2018

    The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team is delighted to announce that the Richard Mille brand has joined us as Premium Partner for the 2018 FIA Formula 1 season.

    Richard Mille was founded in Les Breuleux, Switzerland, in 2001, and has since established itself as one of the leading global luxury watch brands. Complementing motorsport's high-precision, fast lifestyle, Richard Mille comes to the forefront of the sport as Premium Partner of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team.

    The Richard Mille logo will be featured on the sides of the monocoques of both C37, as well as on the team gear and driver overalls.

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    Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal, Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team:
    "We are very pleased to announce our partnership with Richard Mille as new Premium Partner of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team. Working together with such a prestigious brand in the pinnacle of motorsport is rewarding for the team as well as the sport. We look forward to our collaboration in the upcoming season."

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    Richard Mille, CEO of Richard Mille:
    "As both a passionate aficionado and long-time advocate of motorsport, I'm incredibly pleased and proud to announce our partnership with the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team and accompany Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc, who has been a member of the Richard Mille family for several years, for their upcoming season in Formula 1."

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    About Richard Mille:

    The first watch to carry Richard Mille's name, the RM 001 Tourbillon, launched the millennium: the year was 2001, and the model marked the beginning of a new era in watchmaking. Today, the collection points resolutely towards the future, while holding stead fast to the time-honored traditions of fine watchmaking. Richard Mille endeavored to apply the techniques and materials found in the most innovative sectors such as in the domains of F1 racing car development and the aerospace industry to watchmaking, with the goal of creating an extreme timepiece, without compromise, without gimmicks.

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