In May, the specialized magazine dealing with Formula 1 wrote about it Nick de Vries He received an ultimatum from the AlphaTauri management that he had to show a remarkable improvement or they would part ways with him during the season. Things haven’t improved much as the Dutchman has yet to score any points, his best ranking being 12th in Monaco.
race Wrote about itDe Vries’ replacement on the fly is still on the agenda, most likely to be replaced by the 21-year-old. Liam Lawson He competes in Super Formula and can also be a reserve driver for a Formula 1 team.
The magazine asked the AlphaTauri team leader, Franz Tostad About what De Vries’ plans are. Tost replied that the contestant’s fate is in his hands and if he delivers a solid product, surely there is no point in replacing him.
Expectations were high for the 2021 Formula E world champion because when he joined Williams in a race last year, he immediately scored two points. AlphaTauri pounced on him, but he has yet to make a lasting impact in the 2023 season. Yuki Tsunoda And with only two points to spare, the Japanese is clearly superior in the indoor race, finishing ahead of his team-mate seven times in the eight races so far.