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Alexander Albon almost quit racing after post-2012 Red Bull axing

Newly-signed Toro Rosso F1 driver Alexander Albon has revealed that he almost quit racing altogether when he was dropped by Red Bull’s programme. The Anglo-Thai was part of the Red Bull junior scheme in his nascent single-seater days but was axed from the system after 2012. Albon ultimately continued to compete in Formula Renault 2.0 before his career was kick-started by finishing runner-up to Charles Leclerc in GP3 two years ago. Albon emerged as a title contender in Formula 2 this year, having struggled to put together a financial package early on, and ultimately placed third, behind George Russell and Lando Norris. On Monday it was confirmed that he will join his Formula 2...
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