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Albon says media ‘drove the push' for his Formula 1 return

Set to return to the F1 grid in 2022, Alex Albon reckons the media 'drove the push more than anyone else' for his new Williams deal. With just about everyone in the paddock expecting Mercedes to announce George Russell as Lewis Hamilton's 2022 team-mate, the only questions left to answer was where would Valtteri Bottas go and who would take the second Williams seat. Alfa Romeo answered the Bottas question, signing the Finnish driver, who had briefly been linked to a return to Williams, the team with whom he made his F1 debut. The nine-time grand prix winner was said to be on the short list along with Formula E champion Nyck de Vries, former F1 drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Daniil Kvyat, and...
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