Gallery: Alfa Romeo's F1 history

With Alfa Romeo forging an alliance with Sauber for 2018 and beyond, we recall all cars made or powered by the Italian brand in the history of Formula 1.

Gallery: Alfa Romeo's F1 history

Alfa Romeo 158 (1950)

Alfa Romeo 158 (1950)
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Starts : 6

Drivers : Luigi Fagioli, Juan Manuel Fangio, Giuseppe Farina, Reg Parnell, Consalvo Sanesi and Piero Taruffi

Poles : 6

Victories : 6

Champion : Giuseppe Farina

Alfa Romeo 159 (1951)

Alfa Romeo 159 (1951)
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Starts : 7

Starts : Felice Bonetto, Emmanuel de Graffenried, Luigi Fagioli, Juan Manuel Fangio, Giuseppe Farina, Paul Pietsch and Consalvo Sanesi

Poles : 4

Victories : 4

Champion : Juan Manuel Fangio

De Tomaso F1/004-Alfa Romeo

De Tomaso F1/004-Alfa Romeo
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Starts : 1 (Italy 1961)

Drivers : Roberto Bussinello and Nino Vaccarella

Best qualifying : 20th

Best result : DNF (x2)

Cooper T53-Alfa Romeo (1962)

Cooper T53-Alfa Romeo (1962)
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(in this picture the #2 Cooper can be seen with a Climax engine. A photo of an Alfa Romeo-powered Cooper couldn't be found in our archives

Starts : 1

Drivers : Mike Harris

Qualifying : 15

Result : DNF

LDS Mk1-Alfa Romeo (1962-1965)

LDS Mk1-Alfa Romeo (1962-1965)
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(Car #21)

Starts : 3

Drivers : Doug Serrurier and Sam Tingle

Best qualifying: 14th

Best result : 11th

Alfa Special-Alfa Romeo (1963-1965)

Alfa Special-Alfa Romeo (1963-1965)
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(here in red)

Starts : 2

Drivers : Peter de Klerk

Best qualifying : 16th

Best result : 10th

McLaren M7D-Alfa Romeo (1970)

McLaren M7D-Alfa Romeo (1970)
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Starts : 1 (France 1970)

Driver : Andrea De Adamich

Qualifying : 15th

Result: Not classified

McLaren M14D-Alfa Romeo (1970)

McLaren M14D-Alfa Romeo (1970)
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Starts : 3

Driver : Andrea De Adamich

Best qualifying: 12th (x2)

Best result : 8th

March 711-Alfa Romeo (1971)

March 711-Alfa Romeo (1971)
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Starts : 9

Drivers : Andrea De Adamich, Nanni Galli et Ronnie Peterson

Meilleure qualif : 12e

Meilleur résultat : 11e

Brabham BT45-Alfa Romeo (1976-1977)

Brabham BT45-Alfa Romeo (1976-1977)
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Starts : 19

Drivers : Carlos Pace, Larry Perkins, Carlos Reutemann, Rolf Stommelen and John Watson

Best qualifying: 2nd

Best result : 2nd

Brabham BT45B-Alfa Romeo (1977)

Brabham BT45B-Alfa Romeo (1977)
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Starts : 15

Drivers : Carlos Pace, Hans Joachim Stuck et John Watson

Pole : 1

Best result : 2nd

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (1978-1979)

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (1978-1979)
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Starts : 14

Drivers : Niki Lauda, Nelson Piquet and John Watson

Poles : 2

Victories : 1

Brabham BT46B, à moteur Alfa Romeo (1978)

Brabham BT46B, à moteur Alfa Romeo (1978)
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Starts : 1

Drivers : Niki Lauda and John Watson

Best qualifying : 2nd

Victories : 1

Brabham BT45C-Alfa Romeo (1978)

Brabham BT45C-Alfa Romeo (1978)
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Starts : 2

Drivers : Niki Lauda and John Watson

Best qualifying : fourth

Best result : 2nd

Alfa Romeo 177 (1979)

Alfa Romeo 177 (1979)
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Starts : 3

Drivers : Vittorio Brambilla and Bruno Giacomelli

Best qualifying : 14th

Best result : 12th

Brabham BT48-Alfa Romeo (1979)

Brabham BT48-Alfa Romeo (1979)
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Starts : 13

Drivers : Niki Lauda and Nelson Piquet

Best qualifying : 3rd (x2)

Best result : 4th (x2)

Alfa Romeo 179 (1979-1980)

Alfa Romeo 179 (1979-1980)
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Starts : 17

Drivers : Vittorio Brambilla, Andrea De Cesaris, Patrick Depailler and Bruno Giacomelli

Pole : 1

Best result : 5th (x2)

Alfa Romeo 182 (1982)

Alfa Romeo 182 (1982)
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Starts : 15

Drivers : Andrea De Cesaris and Bruno Giacomelli

Pole : 1

Best result : 3rd

Osella FA1G-Alfa Romeo (1985-1987)

Osella FA1G-Alfa Romeo (1985-1987)
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Starts : 26

Drivers : Allen Berg, Piercarlo Ghinzani, Huub Rothengatter and Gabriele Tarquini

Best qualifying : 20th

Best result : 7th

Osella FA1I-Alfa Romeo (1987)

Osella FA1I-Alfa Romeo (1987)
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Starts : 14

Drivers : Alex Caffi and Franco Forini

Best qualifying : 16th

Best result : 12th

Alfa Romeo 179C (1981)

Alfa Romeo 179C (1981)
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Starts : 13

Drivers : Mario Andretti and Bruno Giacomelli

Best qualifying : 6th (x3)

Best result: 3rd

Alfa Romeo 179D (1981-1982)

Alfa Romeo 179D (1981-1982)
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Starts : 7

Drivers : Mario Andretti, Andrea De Cesaris and Bruno Giacomelli

Best qualifying : 7th

Best result : 7th

Osella FA1E-Alfa Romeo (1983-1984)

Osella FA1E-Alfa Romeo (1983-1984)
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Starts : 9

Drivers : Corrado Fabi, Jo Gartner and Piercarlo Ghinzani

Best qualifying : 23rd

Best result : 10th

Alfa Romeo 183T (1983)

Alfa Romeo 183T (1983)
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Starts : 15

Drivers : Mauro Baldi and Andrea De Cesaris

Best qualifying: 3rd

Best result : 2nd (x2)

Alfa Romeo 184T (1984-1985)

Alfa Romeo 184T (1984-1985)
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Starts : 25

Drivers : Eddie Cheever and Riccardo Patrese

Best qualifying : 7th

Best result : 3rd

Alfa Romeo 185T (1985)

Alfa Romeo 185T (1985)
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Starts : 8

Drivers : Eddie Cheever et Riccardo Patrese

Best qualifying : 4th

Best result : 9th (x2)

Osella FA1H-Alfa Romeo (1986)

Osella FA1H-Alfa Romeo (1986)
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Starts : 2

Drivers : Allen Berg and Piercarlo Ghinzani

Best qualifying : 25th

Best result : DNF (x2)

Osella FA1F-Alfa Romeo (1984-1986)

Osella FA1F-Alfa Romeo (1984-1986)
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Starts : 31

Drivers : Allen Berg, Alex Caffi, Christian Danner, Jo Gartner, Piercarlo Ghinzani and Huub Rothengatter

Best qualifying : 18th

Best result : 5th (x2)

Osella FA1L-Alfa Romeo (1988)

Osella FA1L-Alfa Romeo (1988)
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Starts : 10

Drivers : Nicola Larini

Best qualifying : 14th

Best result : 9th

Sauber future

Sauber future
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Photo by: Mark Sutton

Alfa Romeo will return to the sport next year, having signed a technical and commercial partnership with Sauber F1 team.
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