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Albon plays down DTM influence in F1 return

Alex Albon believes his DTM outings in 2021 are not likely to play much of a role in earning him a return to the Formula 1 grid. Albon was called up to a Red Bull seat during the summer break of 2019 to replace struggling Pierre Gasly, even though at that time Albon had only half a season of experience in Formula 1. His initial performances were fairly strong, but after a difficult 2020 campaign when he struggled to compete with his team-mate Max Verstappen, Albon was demoted to reserve and test driver for the 2021 season while Sergio Perez was brought in to Red Bull as his replacement. Albon was not given the opportunity to rejoin AlphaTauri, the second Red Bull-owned team where he had...
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