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Yuki Tsunoda says that he felt like he had to do as well as Lando Norris and George Russell did in their rookie F2 seasons to make it to F1.
Yuki Tsunoda said after Anthoine Hubert’s death he raced in his honour, at which point his career truly took off.
Head of the Red Bull driver programme Helmut Marko told Yuki Tsunoda to reject a Euroformula Open offer and focus on his F1 test.
Yuki Tsunoda says his first-ever run in an F1 car put more of a strain on his body, especially his neck, than he had expected.
Japanese F2 star Yuki Tsunoda, who seems destined to drive for AlphaTauri in 2021, has completed a private test with the team.
AlphaTauri team boss Franz Tost is leaving nothing to chance for Yuki Tsunoda’s test at Imola on Wednesday which is likely to be his next step towards a 2021 F1 race seat.
AlphaTauri are considering running Yuki Tsunoda in a Friday practice session – potentially with a view to a race seat next year.
According to Dr Helmut Marko, Yuki Tsunoda will drive for AlphaTauri in 2021, while Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg are options for Red Bull.
Yuki Tsunoda’s current boss in Formula 2, Trevor Carlin, has no doubts that the Japanese driver will be on the F1 grid next season.
AlphaTauri boss Franz Tost is a huge fan of Japanese racer Yuki Tsunoda and expects to have him at his team “sooner or later”.
Yuki Tsunoda is eyeing an opportunity to drive for the AlphaTauri team in the 2021 season after his first-ever Formula 2 victory.