Destiny really seems to have a circular shape for Alexander Albon. The young Red Bull home driver, this year involved in the DTM, could in fact end up racing next year in Formula E, with the team Nissan. The very team with which the Thai had signed in 2018, at the end of the F2 championship, before the last call from Toro Rosso arrived, which suddenly opened the doors of Formula 1 to him. sliding door on that occasion it was represented by the failure of Dan Ticktum to reach the Super license, chosen at the time by Helmut Marko for the seat in Faenza.
Ticktum is called out of the race for the Toro Rosso seat
At that point theincredible parable of Albon, who in a few months even went to occupy the second seat of Red Bull, alongside Max Verstappen. Equally sudden, however, was the descent. In fact, at the end of 2020 Albon ended out of the Circus after a disappointing season, being relegated to third driver for the Milton Keynes team. In view of 2022, his ambition would be to return to racing in the Grand Prix, with the two options of Alfa Romeo And Williams that seem to stand out against the background. To take into consideration the native of London, however, Nissan has also thought about it again.
Albon and 2022: “I look around, two interested teams”
“Obviously Albon is among the riders we are considering and he has been in contact with us, so we talk regularly – said the Nissan team manager Francois Sicard to the site The Race – he is following what we do, so we are very close to Alex and he could be among the riders we could select. But there are also others and you need to know that Alex himself could also have other opportunities “ Sicard admitted.