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Tsunoda 'surprised' to have been retained by AlphaTauri

F1 rookie Yuki Tsunoda says he was "surprised" to have been handed a second year F1 with AlphaTauri after a difficult first half of the season. Earlier this week, the Red Bull-affiliated outfit confirmed its 2022 line-up, with Tsunoda remaining alongside team leader Pierre Gasly. But a bumpy 2021 maiden campaign in F1 marked by several crashes and inconsistent performances put the young Japanese driver at risk of seeing his tenure in the sport cut short. "To be honest, my first half of the season was quite inconsistent," admitted Tsunoda, speaking ahead of this weekend's Italian Grand Prix. "From my side I was a bit surprised I'll be staying next year. So first of...
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