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Helmut Marko explains why Red Bull opted for Alex Albon over Daniil Kvyat

Once again, Red Bull tops the headlines during Formula 1's annual summer break. Last year it was Daniel Ricciardo's shock move away from the team, while this year they've swapped Pierre Gasly for Alex Albon. Helmut Marko explains why the team have opted for Albon rather than Daniil Kvyat.  Albon has just 12 Formula 1 starts to his name compared to Kvyat's 84 which includes podium results. Albon comes in replacing another inexperienced driver in Gasly who couldn't perform well enough. Can Albon live up to it in the pressure cooker alongside Max Verstappen?  "I am optimistic that Albon is at the right level. Frankly, it came somewhat unexpectedly that he would perform...
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