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Sauber drive is “dream come true” for Giovinazzi

Antonio Giovanazzi has been given a second chance at Formula 1 by Alfa Romeo Sauber.



Alfa Romeo Sauber's 2019 full-time driver Antonio Giovanazzi (Image courtesy of Sauber F1 Team).

Antonio Giovinazzi says it’s a “dream come true” to have a full-time drive in the 2019 Formula 1 season.

On Tuesday, Alfa Romeo Sauber confirmed Giovinazzi would drive alongside Kimi Raikkonen for the team in 2019 and Marcus Ericsson would shift to a third driver role.

“I am very motivated and cannot wait to start working towards achieving great results together,” Giovinazzi said.

Antonio Giovinazzi will be the first full-time Italian driver in Formula 1 since Jarno Trulli and Vitantonio Liuzzi after the pair lost their seats at the end of 2011.

Steven Walton is an 18-year-old Journalism Student at the Ara Institute of Canterbury. He previously attended St Andrew's College in Christchurch, where he excelled at History and Classical Studies. Steven is the Editor-in-Chief at Green Flag F1 and spends most of his days living, breathing, and immersing in the Formula 1 world.

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