Alpha Tauri 2023: Japanese Yuki Tsunoda Lives! / Formula 1

Japanese Yuki Tsunoda (22) may also drive for Scuderia Alfa Tauri in 2023. The Red Bull Racing staff confirmed it on September 22. Frenchman Pierre Gasly is deliberate as a stablemate.


Scuderia AlphaTauri confirms: Yuki Tsunoda may also drive for the Red Bull Racing staff from Faenza in 2023. The 22-year-old Japanese made his debut in Bahrain in 2021, promptly completed ninth, completed fourth on the World Cup last in Abu Dhabi and completed final 12 months’s World Cup 14.

In the present world championship, Tsunoda is sixteenth, together with seventh in Imola. Yuki managed to attain solely thrice – eighth in Bahrain, seventh in Imola and tenth in Spain. Since then it has come up empty.

Says Tsunoda: “Many due to Red Bull, Honda and Scuderia Alfa Tauri for persevering with to present me this chance. Since I moved to Italy close to the racing automotive manufacturing unit, I really feel higher built-in into the staff.”

Team boss Franz Tost: “Yuki is a really proficient driver who has improved so much this season. We’ve seen a steep studying curve and deserve one other likelihood. I count on good outcomes from him within the remaining six races. I all the time say it takes three years for a driver to study the craft of Formula 1. I’m blissful that Yuki is getting this time.”

Pierre Gasly, whose Red Bull contract runs till the top of 2023, is deliberate as a stablemate. Team boss Tost confirmed this once more at Monza. Alpine’s curiosity in Gasly is not any secret. An early termination of the contract will not be a difficulty except AlphaTauri finds a sensible various for Fast Gasly.

Italian Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale Monza

01. Max Verstappen (NL), Red Bull Racing, 1:20:27.511 hrs
02. Charles Leclerc (MC), Ferrari, +2.446sec
03. George Russell (GB), Mercedes, +3.405
04. Carlos Sainz (E), Ferrari, +5.061
05. Lewis Hamilton (GB), Mercedes, +5.380
06. Sergio Perez (MEX), Red Bull Racing, +6.091
07. Lando Norris (GB), McLaren, +6.207
08. Pierre Gasly (F), Alpha Tauri, +6.396
09. Nyck de Vries (NL), Williams, +7.122
10. Guanyu Zhou (RC), Alfa Romeo, +7.910
11. Esteban Ocon (F), Alpine, +8,323
12. Mick Schumacher (D), Haas, +8.549
13. Valtteri Bottas (FIN), Alfa Romeo, +1 lap
14. Yuki Tsunoda (J), Alpha Tauri, +1 Rde
15. Nicholas Latifi (CDN), Williams, +1 lap
16. Kevin Magnussen (DK), Haas, +1 lap
Daniel Ricciardo (AUS), McLaren, engine hassle
Lance Stroll (CDN), Aston Martin, Energy Recovery
Fernando Alonso (E), Alpine, water loss, engine overheat
Sebastian Vettel (D), Aston Martin, vitality restoration

Championship standings (after 16 of twenty-two races)

the driving force
01. Verstappen 335 factors
02. Leclerc 219
03. Perez 210
04.Russell 203
05. Saenz 187
06.Hamilton 168
07. Norris 88
08. Okon 66
09.Alonso 59
10. Bottana 46
11. Gasly 22
12. Magnussen 22
13. The Hague 20
14. Ricciardo 19
15. Schumacher 12
16. Tsunoda 11
17. Slope 6
18. Stroll 5
19. Albon 4
20. De Vries 2
21. Latifi 0
22. Nico Hulkenberg (D) 0

Constructor’s Trophy
01. Red Bull Racing 545 factors
02.Ferrari 406
03.Mercedes 371
04. Alpine 125
05. McLaren 107
06. Alfa Romeo 52
07. Haas 34
08. Alfatouri 33
09. Aston Martin 25
10.Williams 6


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