Source No. 1: Williams has reported that Alex Albon will continue racing for Williams through 2023 and beyond as part of a long-term deal with the well-known British group. But, darkness falls on Nicolas Latifi as his contract expires at the end of the season. Follow Formula 1 updates on InsideSport.IN
“I’m really excited to be with Williams Racing for 2023 and look forward to seeing what we can achieve as a team for the rest of this season and next year. The team has made some strong gains this year and we look forward to continuing this journey and together. It is exciting to further develop our learning,” Alban said.
— Formula 1 (@F1) August 3, 2022
Albon joined Williams this season as a replacement for George Russell, after Red Bull opted out of his contract due to him satisfying his reserve driver duties. The Thai driver has posted a line of strong results and has even scored all the team points so far with tenth place in Australia and ninth at the Miami GP.
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— Williams Racing (@williamsracing) August 3, 2022
Meanwhile, Alban has registered two DNFs this season, coming in Monaco and the British GP. On top of that, he finds himself 19th overall in the drivers standings with just 3 points to his name.
Williams’ team principal was delighted with the news and said, “Alex is a fantastic driver and a valuable member of Williams Racing, so we are thrilled to confirm that we will be working with him on a long-term basis.”
“Alex brings a great mix of skills and insightful learning that will help the team achieve even greater success in the future. He has proven to be a fierce competitor, a popular and trusted team member and we are delighted to have him as one of our partners to continue to develop into this new F1 car era. provide a stable foundation,” It has been added.
Furthermore, it remains unclear who Albon will join at Williams a year from now, with Nicolas Latifi’s contract expiring at the end of this season. Alban’s news comes two days after Aston Martin announced Fernando Alonso will compete for the group next season and a day after Alpine named Oscar Piastre as the Spaniard’s replacement, Piastre said via social media that he would not be driving for the Frenchman. Group in 2023.
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