News Details

Albon-Williams talks ‘not as hard' as they appeared

Jost Capito has insisted the talks over appointing Alex Albon as a Williams driver for the 2022 season were not as awkward as seemed at the time. Williams needed to find a successor to George Russell, whose three-year ‘loan’ spell was ended when he was given a race seat at Mercedes as replacement for Valtteri Bottas. Russell was consulted by Williams CEO and team principal Capito about who should fill his shoes and he gave former Red Bull driver Albon a glowing recommendation. However, in opting for the London-born Thai, it was not an entirely straightforward process for Williams because Albon was under contract with Red Bull for 2022 as their reserve and sim driver, a role he...
Full Story »
4mo ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Capito on VW: Factory engine ‘attractive for any...

Jost Capito has again expressed guarded interest in Williams potentially...
4mo ago from PlanetF1.com

Williams' "never, ever" moment achieved...

Jost Capito believes the highlight of Williams' season was achieved...
4mo ago from GPFans.com

Williams: Russell ‘demanding' but great team...

Williams boss Jost Capito suggested that in George Russell, Mercedes will...
4mo ago from PlanetF1.com

"Demanding" Russell 'only thinks about the...

Williams CEO and team principal Jost Capito has praised George Russell's...
4mo ago from GPFans.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

VIDEO: Hard hit mars Indy 500 practice

Canadian Dalton Kellett became the first to crash at this year’s...
7h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Starting grid: 2022 Indianapolis 500

The full starting grid has been set for the 106th running of the...
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Ganassi trio head penultimate Indy 500 practice

Chip Ganassi Racing occupied four of the top five places in Practice 8
5h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Motorsport Monday: Issue 468 FREE to read now

It was an action packed weekend of motorsport and that means it's a bumper...
20h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Real Madrid line up £50m move for Arsenal transfer...

Real Madrid reportedly want to seal the transfer of Manchester City...
47m ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal dealt setbacks over three players who could be...

MIKEL ARTETA could have a hard time cashing in on a peripheral Arsenal...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.