What happened to Alexander Albon?


What happened to Alexander Albon?

What happened to Alexander Albon?

After a year on the sidelines at Red Bull, Alex Albon will be back on the grid next season as team-mate to Nicholas Latifi at Williams; George Russell's move to Mercedes had created vacancy at Grove team; Red Bull release Albon for drive in 2022 but retain relationship with future options.

What happened to the Thai F1 driver?

2021. Albon was demoted to the role of reserve and development driver for 2021, his race seat being taken by Sergio Pérez.

Is Albon going to Williams?

Button backs Albon and Williams to 'grow together' After weeks of negotiations, Albon and Red Bull agreed to cut ties for the 2022 season, paving the way for the Thai-British racer to join the Mercedes-powered Williams team. Albon is replacing George Russell as Nicholas Latifi's new team-mate.

Is Albon still contracted to Red Bull?

This seems to indicate that while Albon is no longer a Red Bull-contracted driver, having spent 2021 as the test and reserve driver for its main F1 team, his links with the energy drinks company remain, and it continues to have an eye on him for the future.

What happened to Alex Albon 2021?

For 2021 Albon has been racing in the revised DTM series for AlphaTauri, which switched from Class One touring car regulations to GT3 for this season. He currently lies sixth in the championship in his first season of GT racing, with a win at the Nürburgring and a pair of podiums to his name.

Who did Alex Albon replace?

George Russell The dominoes just keep on falling in the driver market, with Williams the latest team to lock in their line-up for 2022 as they draft in Red Bull reserve driver Alex Albon to replace Mercedes-bound George Russell, with Nicholas Latifi securing his place for a third straight campaign.

Is Alexander Albon good?

Albon is talented and produces great race results—just see the September race in Russia, where Albon went from last on the grid to 5th place, picking off 14 rival drivers to score one place behind Max! Albon is also young and inexpensive, he's easy-going and deferential, and he's a supportive team mate.

Which team is Alex Albon in 2021?

Red Bull Albon stayed with Red Bull in 2021, serving as reserve driver and racing in the team's new DTM entry.

Is Alex Albon coming back?

Alex Albon will return to the Formula 1 grid in 2022 after securing a deal to race with Williams, with the British team also confirming Nicholas Latifi will stay on for a third campaign. Albon has fulfilled reserve and test driver duties for Red Bull this season after losing his race seat to Sergio Perez.

How much is Alex Albon paid?

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing
Alexander Albon24$32,000,000
Max Verstappen22$26,000,000

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