Alfa Romeo takes measures in response to the coronavirus Formula 1

Alfa Romeo takes measures in response to the coronavirus

By Tomas Mota 08 April 2020 | 19:00

Alfa Romeo has shortened working hours for its staff. According to several sources, the racing team from Switzerland is under heavy financial pressure and is now also taking the necessary precautions.

According to the German website Blick, Formula 1 workers will be working for shorter periods of time per day, from now on: "Shorter days are being implemented at the Alfa-Sauber factory in Hinwil, which employs 500 workers."

Alfa Romeo therefore comes with more flexible measures than, for example, Williams, which is also in trouble due to the corona crisis. Both teams reportedly face a huge financial challenge. Whether Alfa Romeo drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi have to hand in salaries remains unclear for the time being.

Alfa Romeo employees are getting ready

Alfa Romeo workers can anticipate tough times ahead. It is expected that this shortening of working hours will not stop: "The employees who work in Zürich Oberland expect these measures to take longer."

In addition to Williams and Alfa Romeo, the future of Haas in Formula 1 is also at stake, just as light can be seen at the end of the tunnel. This light takes the form of a budget ceiling. (Photo: Alfa Romeo Racing)



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