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Albon 'couldn't drive slow enough' to limit tyre degradation

Alex Albon says he "couldn't drive slow enough" in the Spanish Grand Prix to limit the catastrophic tyre degradation that undermined his race in Barcelona. The Anglo-Thai racer brought his Williams home a distant P18, or last of the classified runners and well behind Nicholas Latifi who finished 16th and outpaced his teammate for the first time this season. Over the course of last Sunday's 66-lap race at the Circuit de Catalunya, Albon paid his pit crew no less than four visits as he alternated between, and burnt through, Pirelli's medium and soft compounds. "Really strange, to be honest," Albon commented at the end of his Spanish ordeal. "On the laps to the grid,...
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