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Guanyu Zhou becomes China's first F1 driver

Alfa Romeo announced Guanyu Zhou as China's first Formula 1 racing driver on Tuesday with his arrival in 2022 hailed by both the team and the sport as a historic breakthrough in a key growth market. The 22-year-old will partner Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas, who is joining from Mercedes after five seasons alongside seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton, in an all-new line-up. Formula 1 chief executive Stefano Domenicali said the signing was 'fantastic for the sport and millions of passionate Chinese fans that now have a home hero to cheer all year long.' 'Zhou is an incredible talent, who will be a fantastic addition to the amazing grid we have and he will entertain and keep all our...
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