join the PlanetF1 Network
As the only Honda-powered driver not to take the Spec 3 engine, Alexander Albon says the call was made to avoid both cars starting from the back of the French GP grid.
It took a little while, but Toro Rosso driver Alex Albon says he is adapting nicely to the “F1 circus”.
Bagging their first double points-haul of this season, Alexander Albon feels Toro Rosso finally achieved the points they “deserved” in Monaco.
Daniil Kvyat led a double-points finish for Toro Rosso with P7 in the Monaco GP, despite describing himself as a “sitting duck” at the start.
His first official outing in a F1 car began with a spin, however, since then Alexander Albon has been one of the revelations of this season – and he thanks Toro Rosso for that.
Formula 2 World Championship leader, Luca Ghiotto, is drawing inspiration from Alexander Albon’s tricky path to Formula 1.
Williams’ George Russell has praised former F2 rival Alex Albon for his performances under the Red Bull programme in 2019.
Franz Tost adviced Alexander Albon to be “very aggressive” in the Chinese Grand Prix, after all he was starting it from the pit lane.
Such is the “history” of Red Bull changing drivers mid-season that Alexander Albon is being linked to Pierre Gasly’s race seat after his great drive in China.
Alexander Albon marked a fantastic turnaround by clinching a point at the Chinese Grand Prix after starting from P20.
Alexander Albon was beating himself up over his costly crash in FP3, which ruled him out of qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas put in a late run to beat Sebastian Vettel to P1 in final practice for the Chinese GP, a session in which Alex Albon brought out the reds as he crashed heavily.
Alexander Albon is trying to keep the pressure at bay by taking a “don’t care” attitude to Formula 1.
Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost says that rookie Alexander Albon has surprised the team with his strong technical feedback.
Alexander Albon says he had a drive through a “fireball” as the sparks flew off Lance Stroll’s damaged Racing Point at the start of Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix.
Adapting to life in Formula 1, Alexander Albon says what he learnt from Australia is that he can push harder in an F1 car than he could in Formula 2.
All the talk in the build up to Melbourne was of Ferrari being the team to beat, however, in Friday’s first practice that proved to be Mercedes.
Toro Rosso head into the 2019 F1 season with a car that just needs some fine tune with Alexander Albon revealing there are “no nasty surprises” hidden in his STR14.
Alexander Albon may have spun on his very first run in the STR14 but since then he has “ticked all the boxes” for Toro Rosso.
Nico Hulkenberg set the pace on Thursday, the final day of the opening pre-season test, only to break down on his very next ran.
Alexander Albon was on top after the final morning session of the first pre-season test, while Mercedes started to up their own pace.
Daniel Ricciardo did well to keep his RS19 out of the barriers when his rear wing failed on Tuesday morning while Alexander Albon brought out the red flags, beaching his STR14 in the Turn 4 gravel.
Alexander Albon was comforted by the fact that Kimi Raikkonen suffered a similar spin to him at testing in Barcelona.
Charles Leclerc’s first morning in the SF90 went exactly to plan as the Monaco driver not only topped the timesheet but was one of the busiest drivers on Tuesday.
Alexander Albon has been absolved of all blame after he spun out on the very first lap of his Formula 1 career.
Alexander Albon put in his first laps in a Formula 1 car on Wednesday when he put Toro Rosso’s new STR14 through its paces at the Misano circuit.
While Mercedes launched their 2019 car and fans waited for Red Bull to do the same, Toro Rosso put in their first laps in the STR14 on Wednesday morning.
Toro Rosso rookie Alexander Albon admits he is facing a “steep learning curve” as he steps up into Formula 1.
Red Bull junior team Toro Rosso have become the second outfit to kick-off their 2019 campaign, launching their new model – the STR14.
Handed a second chance in Formula 1 by Toro Rosso, Franz Tost concedes that in hindsight Daniil Kvyat’s Red Bull promotion came “just too early.”