Formula 1: Alexander Albon Signed By Red Bull Junior Team
Red Bull junior group Toro Rosso have marked Alexander Albon to contend their line-up for 2019. It implies there will be four drivers of British beginning on the lattice one year from now.
The 22-year-old, Albon was born in London however races under a Thai banner. He joins youngsters Lando Norris at McLaren and George Russell at Williams and five-time champion Lewis Hamilton.
Albon has been given another opportunity by Red Bull subsequent to being dropped from their driver program in 2012. He replaces New Zealander Brendon Hartley at Toro Rosso.
In that capacity, the 22-year-old is in a comparative position to his new colleague Daniil Kvyat, whose agreement Red Bull ended a year ago following four years driving for them in F1, before they chose to bring him again into the crease for 2019.
Albon has won his shot because of a solid season in Formula Two, where he completed third, and Red Bull’s scarcity of different choices on their lesser driver plot.
Red Bull motorsport chief Marko chose Hartley’s exhibitions were not persuading enough in his introduction full season for him to ever think about that he may elevate him to the Red Bull senior group.
Albon is the principal Thai driver to race in F1 since Prince Bira during the 1950s.
Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda is pleased to announce that Alexander Albon will drive for the team in 2019 alongside Daniil Kvyat
— Toro Rosso (@ToroRosso) November 26, 2018
After splitting with Nissan, Alexander Albon has been confirmed to race alongside Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso for the 2019 F1 Season. Such great news for the sport to have a group of super talented young drivers for 2019! Leclerc, Norris, Albon, Russell and Gasly! #F1 @F1 #f12019
— Rhonan Colquhoun (@rhonansf1blog) November 26, 2018
After Nissan’s confirmation, it was a formality which has been done as Alexander Albon named the second Toro Rosso driver alongside Daniil Kvyat in an all-new line-up for 2019 #F1 season: https://t.co/KM6ZheoQTZ pic.twitter.com/KXyS1KL20S
— Darshan Chokhani (@DarshanChokhani) November 26, 2018
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