The first and only Chinese pilot of the Formula One, Guanyu Zhouwill continue for another year Alfa Romeoas reported by the Italian team on Tuesday.
zhou23 years old, debuted in the F1 this year and has six points from 16 races. his partner, Valtteri Bottashas achieved 46 in as many GPs.
The announcement was expected and provided new motivation for Chinese fans a week after the F1 published a record 24-race calendar for 2023, with the return of the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai for the first time since 2019.
Frédéric Vasseurboss of the Italian team, commented.
From the first day with the team, at the Abu Dhabi test last year, he has impressed me with his approach to work and this is always a very positive trait. We knew he was fast, but the way he has adapted to Formula One in such a short time has been one of the best surprises of our season.
In addition, the French engineer spoke about the humility of the Chinese pilot and how boots He has been a great role model and team leader.
zhouwho scored in his debut at Bahrain in March and had a big accident in Silverstone in July, he said coming to F1 was a dream come true and he was looking forward to the next chapter of his career.
The hard work we have put in since the beginning of the year is just the first step towards where we want to be next season.
(With information from Reuters)