It basically took a whole winter break but finally the new C39 has officially been shown to the public.
After a first shake-down with a one-off livery last week and
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" rel="general">yesterday’s ‘troll’ by Alfa’s social media staff, the C39 has initially been revealed via some computer renderings and a video, before being brought outside the garage for the photographers.
The main colors will stay the same as last year with red and white to grab spectators’ view. New sponsor’s name ‘ORLEN’ can be seen on the rear wing, on the side-pods and on the end-plate of the front wing.
Alongside Haas and Williams, the italian team choosed to present the car at the last moment possible: 8.30 am on Wednesday the 19th of February, while the actual car is still sleeping in the pit-lane of the Catalunya Circuit. Indeed the lights to pre-season testings would have gone green in just half an hour time and the four drivers (including Tatiana Calderon) are posing for the photographers in pits.
2020 driver’s line-up is going to include young italian Antonio Giovinazzi and 2007 Formula 1 world champion Kimi Raikkonen. The pair will be backed up by new reserve driver Robert Kubica for the incoming 2020 season.