Become a Challenger after the launch of Alpine's new car

Chief executive Laurent Rossi said Alpine could be a future competitor to Formula 1 and they would move right after one race win last season.

The ninth team which is the french factory will launch their car in the coming season on monday

In the last 3 years Alpine have been fifth in the constructors' standings, and Former Aston Martin Team boss Otmar Szafnauer as head of the new team was signed last week

The line-up of the drivers team in 2022 will not change from the Spanish double champion

On 20 March the new F1 season will start with the Bahrain Grand Prix