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Russell ‘confirmed' Williams' call to sign Albon

George Russell didn't influence Williams' decision to sign Alex Albon but rather 'confirmed' to the team that the Thai driver was the right choice. That's according to Williams CEO Jost Capito. Earlier this week the long-awaited confirmation the Russell would be heading to Mercedes for the 2022 season finally came, the Brit replacing Valtteri Bottas as Lewis Hamilton's team-mate. It didn't take long for Williams to announce his replacement, the team signing Albon as Nicholas Latifi's new team-mate. The decision means Albon is back on the grid after a year as Red Bull's reserve driver, and he is being reunited with his former GP2 rivals, Russell and Lando Norris. The Thai-British racer...
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