SPARCO BECOMES OFFICIAL PARTNER OF THE ALFA ROMEO SAUBER F1 TEAM
The Italian multinational motorsports equipment maker announces apartnership with the historic team. Starting next season, SPARCO will supplyoutfits for Kimi Räikkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi and safety belts for the singleseater
SPARCO, a world leader in motorsport equipment, announces a new
partnership with the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team. The Italian company will work with the Swiss
team, supplying safety belts for its single-seater vehicles and technical garments - suits,
shoes, gloves and underwear - for Kimi Räikkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi, appointed team
drivers starting in 2019, and the pit crew. The SPARCO logo will be featured on the sidepod floor
of both cars.
«We are proud of this new partnership based on two assets of great importance for the company I
represent - announced SPARCO CEO Claudio Pastoris -: our experience in motorsports, more than
40 years serving the most competitive teams and drivers in Formula One; and our long-term
relationship with Alfa Romeo and the FCA Group, putting us in the front lines of production of OEM
seats and accessories for the brand’s highest performing vehicles. Being able to contribute to safety in
the development of the new single-seater and outfit two great racing drivers like Kimi Räikkönen and
Antonio Giovinazzi is an honour and a great responsibility for us».
«We are pleased to announce our partnership with SPARCO as a new Official Partner - said Frédéric
Vasseur, CEO Sauber Motorsport and Team Principal Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team -. SPARCO
has been setting standards in the design and production of equipment and accessories in motorsport
for decades. By supplying our drivers and pit crew with their products, together we will ensure that our
team is provided with items that will meet the highest demands in terms of safety and comfort as we
fight for ambitious results in the championship. We look forward to the collaboration».