Alex Albon on going up against Verstappen, his quickest rival and more


A year ago, Alex Albon didn’t have an F1 drive, and his prospects of getting one looked slim at best. He had no affiliation with an F1 team and, despite shining in F2, he was having to looking at alternative series in which to earn a living. It was not the first time his career faced a crossroads, but this time, things were turned upside down...

Albon got a call from Red Bull, the same Red Bull that had dropped him years earlier, about driving for Toro Rosso in 2019. On this week’s episode of F1's official podcast - Beyond The Grid, supported by Bose - the British-born Thai talks about that rollercoaster journey to the top, as well his sensational blockbuster promotion to Red Bull, his childhood obsession with Michael Schumacher, going up against Max Verstappen and much more - including the rival he feels is the quickest...

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