#sports activities Nyck de Vries ‘shut to being rewarded with F1 seat with Alpha Tauri after fine Italian GP debut’
Nyck de Vries ‘shut to being rewarded with F1 seat with Alpha Tauri after fine Italian GP debut’
- Nick de Vries completed ninth within the Italian Grand Prix final weekend
- He stepped in as a final minute substitute for Williams driver Alex Albon
- Williams are but to agree a deal with De Vries for the 2023 season
Alpha Tauri are reportedly shut to providing Nyck de Vries a F1 seat with Williams remaining hesitant.
De Vries got here into the Italian Grand Prix weekend anticipating only a FP1 outing, his third of the season, this time with Aston Martin.
But, when Williams introduced that Alex Albon was struggling with appendicitis and couldn’t proceed the race weekend, the door opened for De Vries to become involved within the Saturday and Sunday motion at Monza.
Alpha Tauri are reportedly shut to providing Dutch driver Nyck de Vries a F1 seat
The Dutchman actually didn’t disappoint, outqualifying team-mate Nicholas Latifi in his first qualifying outing, earlier than recording a P9 end within the race, scoring factors on debut.
Williams are but to agree a deal with De Vries for the 2023 season and De Telegraph state that after present Alpha Tauri driver Pierre Gasly has sealed his transfer to Alpine, the Dutch driver will probably be signed as his substitute.
De Vries started the race weekend in Monza testing for Aston Martin earlier than receiving a late call-up by Williams after the withdrawal of Albon. Despite having to swap automobile the proficient Dutch driver humiliated fellow Williams driver Nicholas Latifi at Monza and surpassed the Canadian’s factors complete for the season.
Albon is the one Williams driver signed for subsequent season and plenty of anticipated De Vries to change Latifi subsequent season. However, this might now be unsure as Alpha Tauri are ‘shut’ to shifting in.
Alpine have been additionally impressed with De Vries’ debut drive and are believed to even have him on their shortlist of candidates to companion Esteban Ocon subsequent yr if their Gasly transfer breaks down.
The former Formula 2 and Formula E champion completed ninth within the Italian Grand Prix