Why Alfa's boss is up to the task of securing a stronger F1 future
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Why Alfa's boss is up to the task of securing a stronger F1 future

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Two tenth places in recent races have lifted Alfa Romeo to the head of Formula 1's 'Class C' battle in 2021, but longer-term the Swiss-based squad has far loftier ambitions. With the new 2022 rules set to level out the playing field, team boss Frederic Vasseur has good reason to be optimistic, as he explained to Motorsport.com in an exclusive interview

Can the Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team use the budget cap and new regulations as a springboard to take a leap up the grid in 2022? That's certainly the hope of the owners and team principal Fred Vasseur as they try to put the pieces in place to ensure a stronger future for the Swiss-based outfit.

Their ambitions are shared by all the hitherto "midfield" teams that see opportunities in the changes that the sport is undertaking, so it won't be easy to turn those dreams into reality. However, Vasseur is confident that progress can be made.

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