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F1 News: Alex Albon To Sit Out As Nyck de Vries Takes On Spanish GP FP1 For Williams

Williams will be the first F1 team to debut their rookie driver as Nyck de Vries is confirmed to be taking the wheel during FP1 of the Spanish Grand Prix. This will be William’s first filling of the mandatory young driver sessions of the year, with Vries replacing Alex Albon. This will also be de […] The post F1 News: Alex Albon To Sit Out As Nyck de Vries Takes On Spanish GP FP1 For Williams appeared first on Grand Tour Nation.
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F1 driver Alex Albon: Max Verstappen should participate in ‘Drive to Survive’

MIAMI — Williams Racing driver Alex Albon says Netflix’s “Formula 1: Drive to Survive” is a “necessity” for the sport after driver Max Verstappen distanced himself from the show. “You look at Formula 1 and it’s healthier than it’s ever been before. We’re selling sold-out tickets, so far, everywhere, and I think it’s going to continue the whole of this year,” Albon told Page Six during the Williams Racing launch party at the W Hotel South Beach on Thursday. Albon, 26, also explained that it’s important to look at the “long-term benefits” of the show because it’s giving the sport a great...
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Driver Alex Albon on Miami Grand Prix, the secret to stealing an F1 car

F1 driver Alex Albon joins The Rush to chat with Jared about the magic behind the upcoming Miami Grand Prix, how “Drive to Survive” has altered the course of F1 in America, the physical pain of racing an F1 car, and how he and his girlfriend, LPGA Tour pro Lily Muni He compete against each other on the course. The London-born F1 star tells us why he’s more like Mr Bean than James Bond and reveals the secret to stealing an F1 car. Plus, Alex and Williams Racing have partnered with Duracell and the Make-A-Wish Foundation to provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience for Ryder, a young racing fan who gets to shadow the driver and have a front row seat to the Miami Grand Prix.
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Alex Albon "benefited a lot" from year out - Capito

Williams team principal Jost Capito admits he did not realize how valuable Alex Albon’s year out from racing would prove to be at Red Bull. Albon was dropped by Red Bull at the end of the 2020 season, with Sergio Perez replacing him and the British-Thai driver taking on a reserve role last year. After impressing Red Bull with his work ethic and development, Albon was moved to a Williams race seat for this season and Capito says the way that year out has benefited him has been clear in the first four races.
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F1: Alex Albon Reacts To His Race-Ruining Incidents With Lewis Hamilton

Williams driver Alex Albon has revealed that despite having two huge crashes with 7-time champion Lewis Hamilton, he doesn’t blame him for potentially influencing his career under the Red Bull team. Albon’s time at Red Bull went quickly as his performance didn’t quite match what was expect4ed from team principal Christian Horner. He struggled in […] The post F1: Alex Albon Reacts To His Race-Ruining Incidents With Lewis Hamilton appeared first on Grand Tour Nation.
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This Is How 2022 F1 Driver Heights Compare: From Yuki Tsunoda To Alex Albon Plus Interesting Facts

To be an F1 driver, you need to be in peek physical condition. You not only need to be light enough to not ruin the weight savings made by your team on the car, but your body needs to be strong enough to withstand the forces of such a high performing vehicle. But there’s one […] The post This Is How 2022 F1 Driver Heights Compare: From Yuki Tsunoda To Alex Albon Plus Interesting Facts appeared first on Grand Tour Nation.
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Alex Albon reveals Australian Grand Prix tactics after unexpected points finish

Alex Albon has revealed the tactics which led to a surprise 10th place finish at the Australian Grand Prix, as he won Williams their first points of the season after starting at the back of the grid.The former Red Bull driver managed to rise 10 places to give his team a point, moving them off the bottom of the constructors table. Albon himself said he was surprised by the outcome and the team weren’t in the best place ahead of the race.“We looked at out race predictions and we looked a bit sad,” Albon said per motorsport.com. “It was...
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F1 Fans React To Alex Albon Dying Hair Red At Thailand Charity In Hilarious Fashion

This is something you don’t get to see very often – children applying dye to an F1 driver’s hair! The F1 driver in the hot seat is none other than 26 year-old Thai-British Formula One driver Alexander Albon. Alex made his debut in F1 as a part of the AlphaTauri team (then Scuderia ToroRosso) alongside […] The post F1 Fans React To Alex Albon Dying Hair Red At Thailand Charity In Hilarious Fashion appeared first on Grand Tour Nation.
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Williams Driver Alex Albon Is on a Quest to Be a 'Better Version of Myself' in Formula 1 Return

Alex Albon knows the challenge of earning a spot in Formula 1 — and the even harder fight of keeping it. The 26-year-old from London made his F1 debut in 2019 as a part of Toro Rosso (now named AlphaTauri), one of Red Bull's two racing teams. After an impressive showing, the company picked Albon to replace driver Pierre Gasly on their leading racing team, placing him next to future F1 champion Max Verstappen.
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Rebooted Alex Albon is ready for shot at F1 redemption

Could Alex Albon be one of the revelations of the 2022 Formula 1 season? The British/Thai driver certainly has the chance to make an impact as he reboots his career with Williams following a year on the sidelines. He was dropped by Red Bull Racing at the end of the...
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Alex Albon: 'I lent George Russell my bike... and ended up with a broken collarbone'

Alex Albon returns to F1 this year, partly thanks to his trusty friend, George Russell, who put in a good word as he departed Williams. Albon joked that he owes Russell a few beers but, in a Motor Sport podcast, the former Red Bull driver reveals that he could easily have found himself regretting the friendship after a bizarre bicycle crash threatened his racing dreams.
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Podcast: Alex Albon, My big break

Alex Albon has a second shot at Formula 1 with Williams this year, continuing his rocky journey from karting champion to the grand prix paddock, where he has already spent two seasons with Toro Rosso and Red Bull. In our latest My Big Break podcast, he tells Chris Medland about...
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Alex Albon Is Getting His Second Chance at F1 Success

When Alex Albon moved to Formula 1 in 2019, first with the team then known as Scuderia Toro Rosso and just a few months later for Red Bull Racing, he was part of a generation of future stars that included Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris, and George Russell. By the end of 2020, he was out of the sport.
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Alex Albon Is Getting His Chance

When Alex Albon moved to Formula 1 in 2019, first with the team then known as Scuderia Toro Rosso and just a few months later for Red Bull Racing, he was part of a generation of future stars that included Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris, and George Russell. By the end of 2020, he was out of the sport.
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F1: Williams new boy Alex Albon unclear on ‘very strict’ contract clauses that protect Mercedes engine

Alex Albon has admitted he is yet to learn about the “very strict” contract clauses that protect the intellectual property of his Mercedes engine.The 25-year-old was this season demoted to reserve driver by Red Bull but will drive for the Mercedes-powered Williams team next year, alongside Nicholas Latifi. Mercedes’ team principal Toto Wolff said ahead of the Italian Grand Prix last weekend: “What was important for us is if a driver from another power unit manufacturer joins the team, then there are very strict and clear IP confidentiality clauses.“That was always in great harmony with Williams; they know exactly where...
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Alex Albon: 'Williams is on the up, I'm excited to get back into F1'

Being dropped by Red Bull Racing at the end of last year was a painful experience for Alex Albon, and having to attend races in his reserve driver role has not been easy – it’s like being the third wheel at a wedding every other weekend. However the Thai/British driver...
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Alex Albon can thrive away from Red Bull poisoned chalice — MPH

The recent recruitment of Alex Albon to Williams as George Russell’s 2022 replacement is great news for a driver whose initial promise was brought up short when he was paired with Max Verstappen at Red Bull. He was still only part-way through his rookie season when he got given maybe the toughest gig in F1 – both a brilliant opportunity and a poisoned chalice.
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Alex Albon returns to F1 in 2022 with Williams

Alex Albon will make his return to Formula One in 2022 after signing up with Williams. Williams was in need of a driver for next season after current driver George Russell signed a deal with Mercedes-Benz AMG earlier this week. Russell will replace Valtteri Bottas who is moving to Alfa Romeo to fill the seat of retiring Kimi Raikkonen.
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