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Piastri defends Zhou from ‘unfair' criticism over Alfa move

Oscar Piastri has defended Guanyu Zhou following negative reaction on social media after his arrival at Alfa Romeo was confirmed. It's well-known that Piastri was also in the running to drive alongside Valtteri Bottas next season, but the team opted for Zhou this time around, and he will become Formula 1's first ever full-time Chinese driver in the process. The cynical reaction on social media came surrounding the amount of money Zhou will be able to bring to the team, with the outgoing Antonio Giovinazzi claiming that 'money rules' when his departure was announced. Team principal Fred Vasseur admitted that the team will financially benefit from the move – not least because of the...
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