“My goal is to race in F1, but you are never 100% sure you can do it. Therefore it is also necessary to have a plan-B or a plan-C ”. Alexander Albon this weekend he made a stop in Indianapolis to attend the Indycar appointment engaged in the road version of the track that winds through the most famous basin in the world. The US top racing series recently welcomed several drivers who failed to keep a seat in the Circus, such as Marcus Ericsson and Romain Grosjean. Alex Palou has not yet been able to experience or experience F1, but in his second year in Indycar he is currently the leader of the standings. Christian Lundgaard also demonstrated that the level of ‘European’ preparatory formulas is high, fourth in qualifying on his debut in Indycar and 12th today at the finish line.
Albon in this 2021 is running in the DTM and is engaged in the role of third driver and test driver for Red Bull and Alpha Tauri. Helmut Marko underlined that he intends to confirm the pairs of drivers for 2022 as a whole with Sergio Perez and Yuki Tsunoda confirmed respectively alongside Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly. Albon is hoping for an opportunity in F1 also outside the Red Bull orbit, perhaps in Williams, but in the meantime he enjoyed the visit to Indianapolis to discover a new car series.
“I have always followed Indycar and I think it is a fast growing championship. If there is an opportunity, I will consider it. The example of Romain Grosjean instills optimism, I saw him with a big smile on his face, it means that he is fine. It has also achieved some good results. He seemed happy to me “, the words of the driver born in 1996 about his visit to the Indianapolis paddock. Grosjean was therefore an excellent spot for Indycar in the eyes of Albon, who is looking around to return to the protagonist in an open-wheel series.