In the midst of the roaring 2023 drivers market also there Williams has chosen to provide a concrete indication of what could be their line-up next season. In fact, the Grove team has announced that in PL1 of the next US GP, scheduled in Austin, it will make the young talent of its Academy debut Logan Sargeant. The 21-year-old American driver is one of the revelations of the current Formula 2 season, he has already taken victory in two races and occupies third place in the overall standings with four rounds and eight races still to go. With the now almost certain impossibility of signing Oscar Piastri – disputed between Alpine and McLaren – for the next championship, Sargeant is considered the main candidate to replace Nicholas Latifi given by multiple sources coming out of the historic English team.
The Canadian will be the driver who will hand over the car to Sargeant for the opening session of the Texan weekend, scheduled for the weekend of 21-22-23 October. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to drive in the first free practice in Austin – the American commented on the sidelines of the announcement – having the chance to participate in the United States Grand Prix is something extremely special to me. I sincerely thank Williams for placing their trust in me and the belief that I can do a good job. The goal for me will be to learn as much as possible with the new generation of cars. I can’t wait to make the most of this experience and have fun“. Sven SmeetsWilliams’ sporting director described this opportunity as the “just reward”For the excellent work done so far this season by Sargeant.
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