Yuki Tsunoda will stay with AlphaTauri till 2023 after enhancing in his second season; Pierre Gasly additionally has a contract for subsequent yr however his future with Alpine is up within the air; Nyck de Vries AlphaTauri . could be concerned in
Final Up to date: 22/09/22 4:20pm
Yuki Tsunoda has been retained by AlphaTauri for the subsequent season.
The 22-year-old Japanese driver made his third marketing campaign with Crimson Bull’s sister group after making his Components 1 debut in 2021.
The identification of Tsunoda’s teammate for 2023 stays unsure, with present driver Pierre Gasly linked to Alpine.
Dutchman Nyck de Vries, who stood in for Alex Albon within the last spherical at Monza, has been mooted as a possible substitute for Galli if the Frenchman leaves Alfatouri.
F1 contract: who’s driving the place in 2023?
|pink Bull||Max Verstappen||sergio perez|
|ferrari||Charles Leclerc||carlos sanzo|
|mercedes||Lewis Hamilton||George Russell|
|McLaren||lando norris||Oscar Piastri|
|Alfa Romeo||Valtteri Bottas||TBC|
|Aston Martin||Fernando Alonso||Lance Stroll|
|alpha tauri||Pierre Gasly||Yuki Tsunoda|
Tsunoda, who completed within the prime 10 3 times this season with a career-best fourth place ultimately yr’s finale in Abu Dhabi, stated: “I need to say an enormous thanks to Crimson Bull, Honda and Scuderia AlphaTauri for persevering with Give me an opportunity to drive in Components One.
“Having moved to Italy final yr, to be nearer to the manufacturing unit, I actually really feel a part of the group and I’m glad that I had the possibility to race with them in 2023.
“In fact, our 2022 season is not over but and we’re nonetheless working laborious within the midfield struggle, so I am actually targeted on ending that after which we stay up for subsequent yr.”
Tsunoda is ranked sixteenth with 11 factors, in comparison with Gasly’s tally of twenty-two.
Photos of a younger Yuki Tsunoda celebrating a race win in type.
AlphaTauri Group Principal Franz Tost stated: “As we now have seen since becoming a member of us final yr, Yuki is a really gifted driver and has improved rather a lot this season.
“The tempo he has proven lately is obvious proof of a steep studying curve proving he deserves a seat in F1, and I nonetheless want some robust outcomes from him within the final six races of 2022. hopefully.
“As I all the time say, a driver wants not less than three years to completely come to grips with Components One, so I am glad he has been given the time to point out his full potential.”