Formula 1 | Official: Williams F1 announces the end of its collaboration with Latifi

Official: Williams F1 announces (...)

Williams Racing and Nicholas Latifi have just confirmed they will part ways at the end of the 2022 season, when the Canadian driver’s current contract expires.

Latifi made his Formula 1 debut with Williams Racing at the 2020 Austrian Grand Prix and has so far taken part in 55 Grands Prix, scoring 7 championship points, including his first points at the 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix.

After confirming that Alex Albon will continue next year and beyond, Williams Racing will announce its full driver line-up for 2023. “on time”.

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone at Williams Racing, everyone at the factory and those I have worked with on the track, over the last three years.” Latifi comments.

“My first F1 debut was postponed due to the pandemic, but we finally started in Austria and although we didn’t get the results we hoped for, it was a fantastic adventure. Scoring those first points in Hungary last year was a moment I will never forget. , and I will go into the next chapter of my career with special memories of my time with this dedicated team. I know none of us will stop working until the end of the season.”

Jost Capito, the team’s CEO and director, is therefore turning the page, unsurprisingly.

“On behalf of the entire team, I would like to say a huge thank you to Nicholas for his three years of hard work with Williams. He is a great team player who has a great attitude towards his colleagues and his work and who is valued and respected throughout. the company”.

“Our time together is coming to an end, but I know he will do everything he can to maximize what we can do together for the rest of this season. We wish him well for his future, both in and out of the cockpit.” “

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