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Piastri unlikely to race in 2022 to focus on Alpine role

Oscar Piastri has confirmed he will not be driving in Formula 2 next year, and may not race at all so he can focus on his Alpine reserve duties. The Alpine junior driver had been among those linked with a move to Alfa Romeo next season, but they ultimately plumped for Guanyu Zhou for that seat – with the Chinese driver leaving Alpine's junior programme in order to do so. Piastri currently holds a 36-point lead over Zhou at the top of the standings in Formula 2 as the season heads into its final rounds in Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi. Formula 2 champions are no longer allowed to re-enter the series, but even if he relinquishes his advantage in the final races Piastri said he is not...
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