“That is proper and I’ve signed a contract with Williams for 2023. I might be driving for Williams subsequent yr. Let’s go @williamsracing.”
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On Tuesday, Australian Piastri refuted an announcement made earlier within the day by the French workforce Alpine that he had signed for them subsequent season.
“I perceive that, with out my settlement, Alpine F1 have put out a press launch late this afternoon that I’m driving for them subsequent yr,” wrote Piastri, saying the announcement was “mistaken”.
“I can’t be driving for Alpine subsequent yr,” mentioned the 21-year-old driver.
Williams are one of many groups which, in keeping with unconfirmed studies, are in talks to signal Piastri, Method 2 champion in 2021 and at present a reserve driver at Alpine.
This precipitated the choice of the French workforce to announce Piastri as his alternative when the Australian appears to have entered into negotiations to signal for one more workforce.
Albon, 26, whose mom is Thai and father British, debuted in Method One in 2019 with Purple Bull and joined Williams for this season.
Throughout his time at Purple Bull he had two third locations earlier than being changed in 2021 throughout the Austrian workforce by Sergio Perez.
He at present sits nineteenth place within the championship with three factors.