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Horner 'regrets' not signing up Piastri to Red Bull junior programme

Christian Horner says Red Bull passed on an opportunity to sign up Oscar Piastri to its junior programme during the young Aussie's early years in the sport, a decision the team boss now regrets. After an impressive run through motorsport's junior series that saw him win consecutive titles in the Renault Eurocup, F3 and F2 championships, Piastri was set for a promotion to Formula 1 next year, thanks to Alpine whose driver academy he had joined in 2020. But a compelling offer from McLaren coupled with a murky contractual situation with Alpine led the 21-year-old to reject the latter's offer of a seat and F1 and to move to Woking, much to Alpine's furor. Speaking on Formula 1's latest Beyond...
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