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Tost knew in testing already Albon would ‘surprise'

Franz Tost says he knew from last year's pre-season test in Barcelona that Alexander Albon had the ability to 'surprise' in his debut campaign. Albon was a late call-up to Toro Rosso with the Thai racer planning a future in Formula E after falling off the F1 radar. Putting in the laps at the Circuit de Catalunya, his first-ever in a Formula 1 car, Tost says he knew back then that Albon would be something special. 'When he started testing it was his first time in a Formula 1 car and he did a really good test in Barcelona, where he showed his potential,' the team boss told GPToday. 'I said in Barcelona that he could become the surprise of the year of the young drivers, and Alex performed...
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