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De Vries had given up on ‘realistic' F1 dream

Nov.28 Nyck de Vries admits he thought his Formula 1 dream was over. Although he'll be a rookie in 2023 with Alpha Tauri, Red Bull's ‘junior' F1 team, the Dutchman is actually 27-years-old. 'Now comes the realisation that it really is going to happen,' de Vries, this year's Mercedes reserve, told the Dutch program Renze op Zaterdag. 'In all honesty, I no longer saw Formula 1 as a realistic opportunity,' he admitted. 'But I kept grabbing the opportunities that came my way. 'I was there and I've been travelling to races for the last two years, but really for nothing. With that attitude I just sat in the VIP lounge on Saturdays having a coffee.' Suddenly, though, his big opportunity...
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