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Alpine reserve Piastri backs Zhou's 2022 seat at Alfa

Formula 2 championship leader Oscar Piastri has spoken out in favour of Alfa Romeo's signing of Chinese driver Guanyu Zhou to a full-time race seat in 2022. Since his deal was announced last week, Zhou has been targeted for criticism by fans on social media who believe that Piastri is the better driver and should have got the nod in preference. Both have been members of the Alpine Academy. Piastri will become the Alpine squad's official F1 reserve driver next season, but it's Zhou who will actually be lining up on the grid for the season opener in Bahrain next March. Read also: Vasseur 'not a fan' of Giovinazzi disparaging attitude "Obviously he's copped quite a bit of negativity on...
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