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‘Never an easy decision choosing a new driver'

Saying farewell to Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi, Fred Vasseur has quashed suggestions that choosing their replacements was an 'easy' call. With Raikkonen retiring from Formula 1 and Giovinazzi failing to set the stage alight, Alfa Romeo team boss Vasseur was potentially in search of an all-new driver pairing for the 2022 season. The first new driver named was Valtteri Bottas, a driver that Vasseur knows having worked with the Finn in the GP3 series. That Bottas had also helped Mercedes to five successive Constructors' Championships made picking him a relatively easy choice. His team-mate not so much. Alfa Romeo left it to the last minute to decide their second driver, choosing...
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