According to the Polish media, Robert Kubica will appear in five free trainings in F1 season 2020, while sitting at the wheel of the new Alfe Romeo car, he will also sit in pre-season and post-season tests.
Robert Kubica will join the Alfa Romeo team this season 2020 to serve as a backup and development driver. Along with the Pole, his personal sponsor, Polish oil company PKN Orlen, will also join the Swiss team, which will become the main sponsor of the Swiss team.
Kubica returned to Formula One starting lineup 2019 in the year, but the Pole left the Grove team after the season.
His new role will be included in a “multi-year partnership” between Alfa Romeo and PKN Orlen, a Polish oil company, to become the main sponsor of the team, which will be called “F1 Season 2020” Alfa Romeo. Racing ORLEN. ”
The money donated to the Swiss team by the Polish oil company is expected to provide Kubica with five appearances in free training and a fixed time in the car both in pre-season and post-season tests. The Polish will most likely sit in the car of Antonio Giovinazzi in individual free training sessions.
“I'm really excited to be starting this new chapter in my career and joining the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN team,” Kubica said.
“This team has a special place in my heart, and I'm excited to see some faces from my years at Hinwil.
“The times and circumstances are obviously different, but I am sure that I will find the same determination and hunger for top results. I look forward to helping Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN take the next step forward. ”
Cubic was racing for the Swiss team between 2007 and 2009 when the team was under the BMW brand.
“We are pleased to welcome Robert and we cannot wait to start working with him,” said team boss Frederic Vasseur.
'He is a driver who does not need to be introduced. One of the most brilliant of his generation and one who has shown the true importance of human determination in the struggle to return to racing after his accident.
“His feedback will be invaluable.”