paddock in turmoil at the ongoing World Cup

Williams could fire Nicholas Latifi during the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship currently underway: the British team has already chosen the possible replacement.

The starting grid of the Formula 1 World Championship 2022 it may change during the current season. There Williams it is in fact evaluating whether to revolutionize or not your own pair of pilots in the second part of the championship and, if so, he will go fishing for Mercedes.

There Dorilton Capitalwhich since August 2020 owns the team founded by the late Sir Frank Williams, it would not in fact be convinced of the performances put in place up to now by the Canadian Nicholas Latifi who, unlike his teammate Alexander Albon (author of an incredible feat in Melbourne and in the top-10 thanks to the rain of post-race penalties in Miami), in the first five races of the season has never managed to reach the points despite has the exact same car as the Thai.

The 26-year-old from Montreal, who joined the British team as a paying driver, he could therefore lose his seat in Formula 1 if between now and the Hungarian GP (the last one before the summer break) you do not increase your performance. Obviously this is not such an easy thing to do given the financial grants and sponsors (the father Michael owner of Sofina Foods main financier of the team) that the Canadian driver brought to the Grove team for this 2022 World Championship.

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To reveal the sensational indiscretion is the British journalist Joe Saward who also revealed that Williams would have already chosen the replacement should he decide to fire Latifi for poor performance in the middle of the season. Should he take his place alongside Albon, therefore, the reigning Formula E champion and current third Mercedes F1 driver should be Nyck de Vriesalready close to the English team last summer and in the bed of the German company that supplies him with the engines.

Should this become reality, then Williams could show up on the track starting from the Belgian GP at Spa-Francorchamps with a “strange” driver pair formed by a Mercedes driver (De Vries in fact) and one Red Bullas Albon is still linked to the Austrian team.

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