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Vasseur: Zhou's finances were ‘a pillar' of Alfa's choice

Alfa Romeo boss Fred Vasseur admits the financial backing Guanyu Zhou will bring to the team was 'a pillar' of his decision to give him a drive next year, but 'not the only one'. Zhou has been recruited to run alongside Valtteri Bottas at Alfa next season and will bring a significant level of funding to the team – coupled with the potential marketing opportunities for the sport which will present themselves through having its first ever full-time Chinese driver. But despite those factors, the team principal insists Zhou's driving was still a big factor in his appointment to the seat. “The first criteria is the performance of the team,' Vasseur told reporters in Qatar. 'It means...
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