OFFICIAL: Alex Albon joins Williams F1 team

Alex Albon to drive for Williams Formula 1 Team for 2021, he will partner Nicolas Latifi for the next season.

Yesterday Mercedes announced that George Russell will join them next season, Williams decided to fit in the former Red Bull driver Alex Albon.

“I am really excited and looking forward to returning to a Formula One race seat in 2022,” Albon said.

“When you take a year out of F1 it’s never certain you will make a return so I’m extremely thankful to Red Bull and Williams for believing in me and helping me on my journey back to the grid.

“It’s also been great to see all the progress Williams have been making as a team this year and I look forward to helping them continue that journey in 2022.”

“My focus now returns to my Test & Reserve Driver role at Red Bull and helping the team fight for this year’s world championship.”