Alexander Albon says the total experiences surrounding force racing in the 2d Crimson Bull Racing seat alongside Max Verstappen are ‘a fantasy’, and it became most productive force from within that charge him his seat with the team for 2021.
Albon lost his pressure with Crimson Bull for this season because the team opted to change him with Mexican Sergio Pérez, with the Anglo-Thai driver dropping down to the position of take a look at and reserve driver. Nonetheless, he’ll obtain himself aid on the System 1 grid in 2022 as he replaces Mercedes-AMG Petronas System One Team-certain George Russell at Williams Racing.
With Pérez reputedly struggling as did each and each Albon and Pierre Gasly before him as Verstappen’s team-mate, the position of 2d driver at the team has but again been mentioned, with many believing the force of being the Dutchman’s team-mate is placing too mighty on each and each driver.
Nonetheless, Albon believes here’s not the case, and it is the force from within himself that became the defining element of his success with Crimson Bull in the 2d half of 2019 and the total of the 2020 advertising and marketing and marketing and marketing campaign.
“To be honest, the total experiences about force are a itsy-bitsy a fantasy,” Albon acknowledged to Motorsport-Complete.com. “The backside line is that the driver locations the force on himself, that comes from you.”
Albon says the media in System 1 address to fetch issues so a lot worse than they are, one thing that is not as prevalent in the DTM Series, the category he races in all the arrangement thru 2021 in a AlphaTauri-backed AF Corse Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo. He goes into this weekend’s penultimate round at the Hockenheimring sixth in the standings with one consume to his name, which came at the Nürburgring in August.
“The media are mighty more aggressive there,” he acknowledged. “You are gentle there to manufacture and enact your job smartly. So after I pressure in the DTM, I build myself under force to enact smartly.”