Hinwil, 25 November 2023 – Alfa Romeo F1 Team KICK Esports is up for the challenge against some of the most talented sim racers in the world, as the team revs up its engines for the 2023-2024 F1 Sim Racing World Championship.
As the series return to a LAN-event format, the first round of the Championship, the inaugural race in Bahrain, will be hosted in Jönköping, Sweden, on November 25th during the DreamHack Winter 2023, one of the largest, best-known esports competitions. The season will continue on some of the most iconic Formula One racetracks throughout the winter – with venues such as Silverstone, Spa-Francorchamps, Interlagos and the brand-new Las Vegas street circuit on the calendar. The Championship finale will then take place in Jeddah, on the weekend of the 2024 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
With a brand-new team identity and a promising lineup featuring Brendon Leigh, Thomas Ronhaar, and Matthijs van Erven, a talented trio who enjoyed a successful pre-season, the stage is all set: Alfa Romeo F1 Team KICK Esports will be racing for glory, going for the 2023-2024 F1 Sim Racing World Championship crown.
About Sauber Group of Companies:
The Sauber Group of Companies is composed of two operational entities: Sauber Motorsport AG, which operates and manages its Formula OneTM team; and Sauber Technologies AG, which focuses on third-party business in the areas of advanced engineering, prototype development and additive manufacturing, in addition to full and model-scale testing in the factory’s state-of-the-art wind tunnel and ground-breaking innovation in the field of aerodynamics. The companies collaborate closely and share know-how to apply the expertise of more than 550 dedicated individuals at the headquarter in Hinwil, Switzerland, to all internal and external projects.
The Sauber Group puts sustainability at the heart of its mission; its business, operating under the ISO 14001 environmental management standard, has been carbon neutral since 2011 and the company has achieved the Three-Star level in the FIA Environmental Accreditation Framework.
Since its founding in 1970, the innovative Swiss company has been setting standards in the design, development and construction of race cars for various championship series, such as Formula One, DTM, and WEC. Following its own Formula One debut in 1993, Sauber Motorsport AG has established one of the few traditional and privately held teams in the sport. A member of the exclusive club of teams which competed in more than 500 F1 races, it celebrated 30 years in the sport in 2022 and continues to go from strength to strength on and off the track.