10 Oct 2021
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN produced a strong race at the 2021 Turkish Grand Prix, with Antonio Giovinazzi and Kimi Räikkönen just missing out on the points in 11th and 12th after fighting their way from the back of the grid. It was a performance from the team that deserved the reward of points, a result that would have no doubt come had the race been just one lap longer, with both Antonio and Kimi rapidly closing in on a struggling Esteban Ocon.
09 Oct 2021
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN had a challenging day in Istanbul as Antonio Giovinazzi and Kimi Räikkönen qualified in P18 and P19 respectively for the 2021 Turkish Grand Prix. On a damp track after this morning’s persistent rain, the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN team couldn’t turn their pace into positions and saw both drivers bow out of the session after Q1.
26 Sep 2021
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN brought home four points from the Grand Prix in Sochi, courtesy of eighth place by Kimi Räikkönen. Team-mate Antonio Giovinazzi was 16th in a race heavily influenced by a downpour of rain with little more than five laps to go.
25 Sep 2021
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN endured a difficult afternoon in Sochi, with Kimi Räikkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi qualifying in 16th and 18th respectively for tomorrow’s Grand Prix. On a wet circuit after heavy rain drenched the venue for the majority of the day – to the point that the final practice session had to be cancelled – the drivers tip-toed around on intermediate tyres, but couldn’t clear Q1.
11 Sep 2021
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN made its home advantage count as it booked a place on the fourth row of the grid for tomorrow’s Italian Grand Prix. Antonio Giovinazzi will start in P7 after a confident performance in today’s Sprint Qualifying, while Robert Kubica finished 18th after an early contact during battles on lap one.
06 Sep 2021
Hinwil, 6 September 2021 – Valtteri Bottas will join Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN for the 2022 season and beyond, the Finnish driver signing a multi-year deal with the Hinwil-based team. Bottas, a nine-time Grand Prix winner, joins the team as it embarks on the crucial transition to the new era of Formula One, with sweeping regulation changes providing a unique opportunity to move towards the front of the grid.
05 Sep 2021
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN had a spirited but eventually unlucky day in Zandvoort as Antonio Giovinazzi and Robert Kubica finished in 14th and 15th in the 2021 Dutch Grand Prix. It was a result borne not out of lack of trying, as both Antonio and Robert fought from lights to flag, but of circumstances and episodes that didn’t play in the team’s favour.
04 Sep 2021
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN delivered the best qualifying result of the year on a thrilling day in Zandvoort, with Antonio Giovinazzi qualifying in P7 for tomorrow’s Dutch Grand Prix. Robert Kubica, drafted in to replace Kimi Räikkönen, overcame the difficulties of his late call-up to qualify in 18th place.
01 Sep 2021
Hinwil, 1 September 2021 – Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN driver, Kimi Räikkönen, has announced he will retire from Formula One at the end of the 2021 season. The Finn, currently the most experienced driver on the grid with 344 Grand Prix entries, will leave the sport after a record 19 seasons, in which he won 21 races, one World Championship and the hearts and admiration of millions of fans worldwide.
28 Aug 2021
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN endured a challenging Saturday afternoon in Belgium, during a very wet qualifying session in Spa-Francorchamps. Antonio Giovinazzi was the first to miss out on a place in Q2, setting the 16th fastest time, while team-mate Kimi Räikkönen was 19th after missing out on the morning session with a technical issue.
01 Aug 2021
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN missed out on the points in an agonising manner in a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix, with Kimi Räikkönen finishing in P11 and Antonio Giovinazzi in 14th. Both cars were in good position earlier in the race, but penalties to both drivers meant they had to start their climb again from the back, finishing just outside the top ten.
31 Jul 2021
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN produced the best collective qualifying result of the season so far in a sizzling Saturday session at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Kimi Räikkönen set the 13th fastest time, with team-mate Antonio Giovinazzi in 14th – both Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN cars qualifying to Q2 at the Hungaroring.
18 Jul 2021
The first Sprint Grand Prix weekend in the history of Formula One went into the archives with a race that delivered thrills from lights to flag and in which Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN gave a good account of themselves, even though the ultimate reward of points remained just about elusive. Antonio Giovinazzi crossed the line in 13th and Kimi Räikkönen, who had run in the top ten for the whole first stint, was in P15 after a late contact dropped him down the order.
17 Jul 2021
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN made an improvement in the first ever Sprint Qualifying session in the history of Formula One. Kimi Räikkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi crossed the line in 13th and 15th respectively, a net gain of three positions, giving themselves and the team a better chance of scoring points in tomorrow’s race.