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Albon owes Russell 'a couple of beers' for Williams push

Alex Albon says he owes his good friend George Russell "a couple of beers" for encouraging Williams to include the Red Bull charger in its 2022 line-up. Albon will return to Formula 1 next season with the Grove-based outfit after a year on the sidelines. The Anglo-Thai driver was at the top of Williams' shortlist of potential candidates to replace the Mercedes-bound Russell. The two drivers have been friends since their karting days together and graduated to F1 in 2018 after racing in the FIA Formula 2 Championship which Russell won. The future Mercedes driver therefore didn't hesitate to put in more than a good word to his Williams bosses for Albon who admitted that his old...
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