Williams’ Logan Sargeant prepared for stress as American in F1 | ‘The expectations are excessive’

Logan Sargeant is the primary American driver in Formulation 1 since 2015 as he replaces Nicholas Latifi at Wiliams; there are three races in the USA within the 2023 Formulation 1 calendar as the game heads to Miami, Las Vegas and Austin

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Logan Sargeant says it is a dream come true to join the Williams team and begin his Formula One journey

Logan Sargeant says it’s a dream come true to affix the Williams group and start his Formulation One journey

Logan Sargeant says it’s a dream come true to affix the Williams group and start his Formulation One journey

Coming into the F1 paddock comes with an immense quantity of stress for any driver, none extra so than Williams’ latest star Logan Sargeant.

Sargeant, 21, was revealed because the substitute for Nicholas Latifi finally 12 months’s USA Grand Prix and because the solely American in a sport that’s taking off in the USA, he is aware of all eyes can be on him as he takes the subsequent step in his profession, his focus already switching to proving himself on motorsport’s greatest stage.

“Clearly it’s tremendous particular to be the primary American driver shortly,” stated Sargeant.

“With three Grand Prixs [in America], that’s going to be enjoyable. Miami is simply on my doorstep so I’m actually trying ahead to that one.

“It’s perhaps just a little bit of additional stress, however, on the finish of the day, I put a whole lot of stress on myself and the expectations are excessive.

“We simply have to get the job performed.”

As he groups up with Alex Albon at Williams, Sargeant turns into the primary American driver within the sport since Alexander Rossi in 2015, the final American to win a race being Mario Andretti again in 1978.

The stress can be mounting because the season attracts nearer, however Sargeant has at all times made certain to recollect he’s residing out his dream for a group who’ve supported him for therefore lengthy.

Sargeant finished fifth in the final F2 feature race of 2022 to secure his super licence

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Sargeant completed fifth within the last F2 function race of 2022 to safe his tremendous licence

Sargeant completed fifth within the last F2 function race of 2022 to safe his tremendous licence

“It’s positively a dream come true. I really feel like 16 years of exhausting work, the load was lifted off my shoulders that we made it right here,” he added.

“Then you definitely instantly assume, now the true work begins making an attempt to maintain my place in Formulation 1 going ahead.

“The celebrities positively must align and you must be in the appropriate place on the proper time.

“Williams has supported me a lot because the finish of final 12 months and so they gave me a lot confidence all year long that this seat was up for grabs if I did my job.

“Going into that final spherical, I wanted to get my tremendous licence and the stress was on to maximise the weekend and we did.

“I’m simply trying ahead to doing my finest for them sooner or later.”

Williams group principal James Vowles denies Mercedes management rival F1 group

Newly-appointed Williams group principal James Vowles insists the group won’t change into a “mini-Mercedes” following his transfer from the Silver Arrows.

Williams introduced on Friday that Vowles will take over as group principal on February 20 forward of the brand new season, ending his 13-year run with Mercedes.

James Vowles (L) with Lewis Hamilton

James Vowles (L) with Lewis Hamilton

Vowles, who departs his place as technique director, supplies an additional hyperlink between the 2 groups, who’re already tied by Mercedes having equipped Williams with engines since 2014.

In the meantime, Mercedes group principal Toto Wolff is a former proprietor and director of the British group, and Silver Arrows driver George Russell spent three years at Williams earlier than partnering Hamilton for the primary time final season.

“I would not think about it a mini-Mercedes,” Vowles stated on Friday. “Williams is an extremely impartial group in its personal proper, which has fashioned its personal historical past, its personal heritage.

Vowles had been at Mercedes because the group’s inception in 2010

Williams is a completely impartial organisation, and moreover, it is one which my success is topic and depending on me doing an excellent job there, and that needs to be impartial of Mercedes.

“It does not imply that Mercedes and ourselves will not have collaboration in some kind or one other, there was collaboration earlier than I joined, however I’ve to do what’s finest for Williams from right here onwards.”

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