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Alexander Albon braced for 'steep learning curve' with Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso rookie Alexander Albon says he is braced for a “steep learning curve” in Formula 1 as he prepares to begin his career in the championship. Albon is one of four full-time rookies on the grid in 2019, and steps up to Formula 1 after finishing third in last year’s Formula 2 championship. But whereas rivals Antonio Giovinazzi, Lando Norris and George Russell all have substantial experience in Formula 1 machinery, Albon has never tested a contemporary car. His promotion to a race seat was announced only last November and he did not participate in the post-race test that followed his confirmation. “Obviously, I think it’s going to be a steep learning...
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