Kubica gets Barcelona FP1 day time out with Alfa Romeo

Kubica, Alfa’s 2021 reserve driver, has already driven its C41 automobile at the Barcelona music at a shakedown tournament ahead of pre-season attempting out. 

Closing month, Kubica also won the hole European Le Mans Series bustle of the 2021 season at the same venue, sharing an LMP2 ORECA 07-Gibson Louis Deletraz and Yifei Ye for the WRT squad. 

Kubica will have over Kimi Raikkonen’s automobile for FP1 on Friday, which follows Antonio Giovinazzi making device for Callum Ilott in the same session for final weekend’s Portuguese GP. 

On the Tuesday and Wednesday following the Spanish GP, Alfa will most definitely be a part of Alpine and Crimson Bull in polishing off attempting out working on Pirelli’s 18-lumber tyres – regardless that Alpine will only be working on the hole day of the test. 

“I’m having a explore forward to being in the automobile all once more this Friday and subsequent week,” acknowledged Kubica.  

“Having final driven the C41 in Barcelona in February, I’m having a explore forward to seeing how phenomenal the automobile has improved since – both in terms of upgrades and in the team’s belief of the kit.  

“Driving a System 1 automobile is continuously a definite expertise and I’m having a explore forward to contributing to the team’s effort in the midfield battle.  

“Also, attending to power the original 18-lumber tyres will most definitely be a original expertise and the most predominant taste of the original world that can reach into being subsequent Three hundred and sixty five days.” 

Alfa team boss Fred Vasseur, added: “It’s colossal to hang Robert wait on in the automobile for his first observe session of the season and for the Barcelona test.  

“At any time when he gets in the automobile is precious for us in command to faucet into his intensive expertise and secure one more standpoint about the C41.  

“His technical ideas might even be predominant in his runs with the 2022 tyres.  

“We’re in the heart of a really shut combat in the midfield and every input from our talented pool of drivers might even be the most predominant weapon that presents us that edge to saunter forward.” 

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