Williams have prolonged their contract with Alexander Albon who will stay on the staff in 2023 as a part of a brand new, multi-year deal.
Albon returned to F1 with Williams this 12 months having spent the earlier season as a reserve driver for Pink Bull. He has completed within the prime 10 twice, scoring the entire staff’s factors.
He mentioned it’s “actually thrilling to be staying with Williams Racing for 2023”.
“The staff is pushing arduous to progress, and I’m actually motivated to proceed this journey and additional develop our learnings collectively,” Albon added.
Williams CEO and staff principal Jost Capito mentioned he was happy to have prolonged Albon’s contract lower than a 12 months since his transfer to the staff was agreed.
“Alex is an amazing driver and valued member of Williams Racing, so we’re thrilled to have the ability to verify we shall be working with him on a long-term foundation,” mentioned Capito.
“Alex brings an incredible mix of ability and insightful learnings that can assist deliver the staff larger success sooner or later.
“He’s a fierce competitor, has proved a well-liked and constant staff member and we’re delighted that he’ll present a secure base for us to proceed to develop on this new F1 automobile period.”
Williams is but to substantiate the id of Albon’s staff mate for subsequent 12 months. Nicholas Latifi is hoping to safe a fourth season on the staff, which he joined underneath its earlier possession.
Nevertheless different drivers together with Nyck de Vries and Oscar Piastri – who yesterday rejected Alpine’s declare he’ll drive for them in 2023 – have additionally been tipped to affix Williams.
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