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Raikkonen, Giovinazzi to continue at Alfa Romeo

Carrying on: The veteran Kimi Raikkonen will speed around in Alfa Romeo colours next season.  

Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi will remain with Alfa Romeo next season, the Formula One team said on Friday.

The 41-year-old Raikkonen was the 2007 champion and this season became the driver with the most starts. Next season will be his 19th in F1. “This is a team that values hard work over words and this fits well with my style. I am looking forward to next year and hopefully making some steps forward towards the front of the midfield with the team,” the Finnish driver said in the team’s announcement.

Raikkonen and Giovinazzi have been teammates for the past two seasons. The 26-year-old Italian driver has three points from two top-10 finishes this season.

On Thursday, Alfa Romeo had renewed its sponsorship with Sauber for next season. The Emilia Romagna GP in Imola is scheduled for Sunday.

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