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Albon concedes ‘luck involved' in Bahrain podium

On the podium for only the second time in his F1 career, Alex Albon acknowledges he was lucky with Sergio Perez's late-race engine failure. With just three races remaining to save his Formula 1 career, Albon was on course for a P4 finish at Sunday night's Bahrain Grand Prix. Trailing Perez, his main competition for the 2021 Red Bull seat, Albon was six seconds behind and showing no sign of challenging the Racing Point driver for third. Then gap suddenly dropped to three seconds in less than a lap as Perez's RP20 began smoking. Becoming a full-on engine failure, fire and all, the Mexican driver was forced to park his Racing Point while Albon slid through to take third place....
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