The Alfa Romeo F1 team's C42 will race in a special one-off tri-color livery this weekend in Baku as the manufacturer celebrates the launch of its Tonale SUV.
Alfa's new car is the Italian manufacturer's first step into the automotive world of hybrid and electric power and will make its entry this weekend into the marque's main European showrooms.
And Alfa is relying on its sporting heritage and on its Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN partner to promote its new product, with the Swiss outfit draping the C42 chargers of Valtteri Bottas and Guanyu Zhou with a classic Italian green, white and red livery.
"The colour green is a nod to the Montreal Green hue used in Tonale’s launch, but also a strong link to Alfa Romeo’s identity for the transition to a more responsible and sustainable concept of mobility, while remaining faithful to its sportiness, driving dynamics and premium quality," said the team ahead of this weekend's round of racing in Baku.
"The new livery, designed by Alfa Romeo’s own Centro Stile, is of course also a tribute to the Italian flag and another step in the cementing of the strong links between the legendary automotive brand and the Sauber Group, a deep co-operation bringing together two historical brands and leveraging thirty years of Formula One know-how to create new strategic strengths."