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Official: Alex ALBON to replace RUSSELL at WILLIAMS, Nicholas LATIFI remains

Alex Albon is returning to the starting line of Formula 1 in the Williams team. The protégé Red Bullbut will replace George Russell, who is leaving for Mercedes at the end of the season.

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Williams he had a lot of racers to choose from, but in the end he opted for Thai. Also Nicholas latifi, who is in his second season on the team, will keep his seat despite speculation that he could leave.

Albon has had an outstanding career in motorsport so far. He was accepted into the program at a young age Red Bull Racingbut when his mother was sent to prison, it was his crafts on the track worsened. Albon was soon excluded from the program, but is on Thailand found support to pursue a racing career.

After third place in Formulas 2, he suddenly called again Helmut Markoby the season 2019 planted in a race car Toro Rossa, the previous team of today’s AlphaTauri. Albon has raced on this team for a good six months and is on the first team after the summer break Red Bull replaced Pierre Gaslya. And this move of those responsible proved to be too fast, and after a year and a half of effort along with Max Verstappn lost his seat.

Instead of an angle Gasly regressed to another team AlphaTauri, he had to Albon satisfy with the role of reserve racer Red Bulla and racing in the series DTM, where he won one race. For the summer 2022 but they were at Red Bullu tried to find him again permanent seat in Formula 1 and in the end they succeeded with Williams, where, as already mentioned, he will become a teammate Nicholas Latifi.    

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