Sauber has confirmed who will take over from former Alfa Romeo team boss Fred Wasser, who has moved to Ferrari in 2023 – Alessandro Alunni Bravi. Who is this Italian?
On January 26, Sauber confirmed that 48-year-old Italian Alessandro Alunni Bravi will take over the duties beforehand held by Alfa Romeo team principal Fred Wasser. However, the racing team avoids calling Alunni Bravi team chief, the official time period being team consultant.
Frenchman Fred Wasser, who took over the place of team principal from Mattia Binotto at Ferrari, beforehand mixed two jobs within the Zurich Oberland – team principal and CEO of Sauber.
On December 13, former McLaren team boss Andreas Seidl took over the administration of Sauber. It was clear: the team chief is nonetheless being sought. Found now.
Alunni Bravi says: “I’m grateful to be entrusted with this place. I take into account it a privilege to have the ability to proceed working with an important team.”
Seidl stated: “I’m delighted that we will affirm Alessandro for this process. His huge expertise in racing will serve him nicely. And he is aware of the team from all angles, which ensures stability.”
But who is this Alessandro Alunni Bravi? Of course, the skilled lawyer has been with Sauber since 2017, however up to now he has remained in second place; he is unknown to many followers.
Born in Umbertide on November 23, 1974, the Italian grew up in Passinano sul Trasimeno, the hometown of the Coloni Motorsport racing team that competed within the top notch from 1987 to 1991. Always a racing fan, Alunni Bravi started working within the full-fledged business as an advocate for groups and pilots.
In 2002/2003 he was supervisor of the Colony team, then Formula 3000 (now Formula 2). He additionally shepherded the careers of Italians Giorgio Pantano and Enrico Toccasello.
This was adopted by two years as spherical supervisor of the World Rally Championship in Sardinia.
From 2005 to 2008, Alessandro labored as a team chief at Trident within the GP2 sequence, then on the sports activities administration firm All Road Management and as a advisor for ART Grand Prix, Spark Racing and Birel ART.
In 2016, he based his personal administration firm (Trusted Talent Management), whose purchasers embrace Stoffel Vandoorne, Robert Kubica, Christian Lundgaard and Gianmaria Bruni.
While working within the minor sequence, he met and appreciated Frenchman Wasser, who really helpful him to Sauber in July 2017 when a brand new member of the board of administrators was being sought. In March 2022, Alessandro Alunni Bravi was appointed head of the Sauber Group, chargeable for advertising and marketing, communications, finance and authorized affairs.
Now a brand new place has been added – Alessandro Alunni Bravi is the Sauber team boss in 2023, the official consultant of the team. In this function, he assumes all the duties beforehand held by Fred Wasser.
Alessandro Alunni Bravi has been dwelling in Switzerland along with his spouse and son since 2011.
Formula 1 2023
January 31: Haas F1 Online
February 3: Red Bull Racing in New York
February 6: Williams on-line
February 7: Alfa Romeo in Zurich
February 11: AlphaTauri in New York
February 13: McLaren at Woking
February 13: Aston Martin at Silverstone
February 14: Ferrari at Maranello
February 15: Mercedes at Silverstone
February 16: Alpine in London
February 23-25: Bahrain International Circuit
Formula 1 World Championship calendar
05.03. Bahrain GP, Bahrain International Circuit, Sahir
19.03 Saudi Arabian GP, Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Jeddah
02.04. Australian GP, Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne
04/30 Azerbaijan GP, Baku City Circle, Baku *
07.05. Miami GP, Miami International Speedway, Miami
21.05 Emilia Romagna GP, Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari, Imola
28.05 Monaco GP, Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo
04.06. Spanish GP, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalonia, Montmelo
18.06 The Canadian Doctor, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal
02.07. Austrian GP, Red Bull Ring, Spielberg *
09.07. British GP, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
23.07. Hungarian GP, Hungary, Budapest
07/30 Belgian GP, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa*
27.08 Netherlands GP, Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort
03.09. Italian GP, Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza
17.09 Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
24.09 Japan GP, Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka
08.10. Qatar GP, Losail International Circuit, Doha *
22.10. Austin GP, Circuit of the Americas, Austin *
29.10. Mexican GP, Autodromo Herman Rodriguez, Mexico City
05.11. Brazilian GP, Autodromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos *
18.11. Las Vegas GP, Las Vegas Street Circuit, Las Vegas
26.11 Abu Dhabi GP, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island
* Sprint format