Logan Sargeant believes the shape he has proven within the first a part of the Method 2 season is giving him a legit shot at securing a Method 1 seat in 2023.
The younger American is third within the championship with 4 rounds and eight races remaining. after securing two function race wins previous to the summer season break. Because the highest-ranked rookie, Sargeant’s performances have led to him extra frequently talked about in relation to a future Williams seat and now he has an FP1 outing at the USA Grand Prix confirmed, he’s feeling like he’s incomes the precise to be spoken about in such phrases.
“You by no means know,” Sargeant stated, “The only real focus needs to be to ship in F2. If the outcomes aren’t there then it makes it fairly tough. All I can do is keep focused on this tripleheader that’s developing in a number of weeks, then you definitely by no means know.
“You positively can’t slack at this degree, My goal needs to be to be in search of extra poles and very robust function races. That’s form of been my aim the entire season however particularly now after I’ve proven myself that I can do it and I don’t see any purpose I can’t do it once more.
“I really feel like I’ve at all times had a shot within the function race all through all the 12 months — bar a few rounds — however all I can do is depart all of it out on the monitor each time I am going on the market. It’s what it’s — I by no means maintain again, I give it all the things each time I am going out and that’s all I can do.”
Alongside his F2 focus, Sargeant says he has been ramping up his time contributing to the Williams F1 program and gaining extra expertise, with that set to proceed previous to the run in Austin.
“I’d say as a lot time as we’ve had attainable, sure, however contemplating I’ve been at virtually all of the occasions racing in F2, it’s been extraordinarily hectic for us as effectively. On the similar time I’m working arduous with Carlin behind the scenes making an attempt to enhance on that facet. So there hasn’t been plenty of time to fully be immersed within the F1 facet however we’ve positively executed as a lot as we will, and I’ve been placing in much more days on the simulator than what I’ve beforehand been doing.”