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F1 Drivers 2019 - Alexander Albon

23 TH Alexander Albon

  • Team Toro Rosso
  • Country Thailand
  • Date of birth Mar 23 1996 (22)
  • Place of birth Londen, Thailand
  • Weight 74 kg
  • Length 1.86 m

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  • Albon tops final morning session from test one

    Alexander Albon has topped the morning session from the final day of test one in Barcelona. The Thai-British driver's fastest lap was set on the C5 tyres, the softest in Pi...

  • Albon admits the speed of F1 is 'a bit of a shock'

    Alexander Albon says that the speed of a Formula 1 car came as a little bit of a shock to him. The Thai-British driver set 132 laps on Tuesday, the second most of any driver. A...

  • Steering issue caused Albon's early session spin

    Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost says that Alexander Albon was not to blame for his out lap crash at the Circuit de Catalunya on Tuesday. Albon had only just left the pits ...

  • Albon makes his maiden F1 run in the STR14

    Alexander Albon has driven a Formula 1 car for the first time ahead of his debut at the Australian Grand Prix next month. The Thai-British driver got behind the wheel of the To...

  • Kvyat: Let my driving do the talking

    Ahead of his Formula 1 comeback, Daniil Kvyat refused to comment on whether or not he thinks he has "changed", but has vowed to let his driving do the talking. T...

  • Albon not setting targets ahead of F1 debut

    2019 Toro Rosso driver Alexander Albon is not setting any targets for himself for his maiden season in Formula 1. The British-Thai driver received an F1 promotion after the...

  • Toro Rosso unveils the STR14

    Toro Rosso has launched its 2019 challenger, the STR14 in a similar livery to what it has used since 2017. The Red Bull junior squad has offered further insight into the 2019 re...

  • 2019 will be Kvyat's 'last chance' in F1 - Todt

    Daniil Kvyat's manager Nicholas Todt says that the Russian's Formula 1 campaign in 2019 will be his last chance to make an impact and secure his spot for the l...

  • Hartley signs as Ferrari simulator driver

    Ex-Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley has signed with Ferrari as one of its four simulator driver for the 2019 Formula 1 season. The Scuderia outfit also confirmed Pascal We...

  • Leclerc found first F1 races 'very long'

    Charles Leclerc admits that he found his maiden Formula 1 races to be very long after growing accustomed to the feature and sprint race formats of GP3 and Formula 2. Leclerc jo...

  • Norris: Beating Sainz 'very unlikely' in 2019

    Lando Norris says that beating teammate Carlos Sainz in 2019 is an unrealistic expectation for his maiden season in Formula 1. The Briton will make his debut in just under two m...

  • Albon: No time to waste getting up to speed

    Toro Rosso rookie Alexander Albon says he is targeting getting up to speed in Formula 1 straight away. The Thai-British driver will make his debut at the Australian Gr...

  • How the rookie campaigns could play out in 2019

    In years gone by, there have been calls for an injection of young drivers into Formula 1, with the hope and belief that they possess talent and flair. We have seen a sprink...

  • Ticktum joins Winter Asian F3 Series in a bid for Super License points

    In a bid to secure enough points for a Formula 1 Super Licence, Daniel Ticktum will take part in the Formula 3 Asian Winter Championship. Ticktum contested the Europea...

  • Hartley's father shuts down Ferrari role rumours

    The father of axed Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley says that the Kiwi is not in talks with Ferrari over a potential simulator role. Hartley is currently in search of a new driv...

  • Albon chooses 23 as F1 race number

    Alexander Albon has chosen #23 as his permanent Formula 1 race number. At the start of a driver's career in the series, they pick a number that will stay on their car throug...

  • Vettel has 'mixed feelings' about Kubica's return

    Sebastian Vettel admits that he has "mixed feelings" about Robert Kubica's upcoming return to Formula 1. The Pole will complete a sensational comeback in 2019, tak...

  • Hartley: Early exit rumours were a 'big surprise'

    Brendon Hartley says that he was left surprised following the early season rumours regarding his potential replacement at Toro Rosso. The Kiwi joined the Red Bull junior team to...

  • How the 2019 grid will line-up

    The 2019 grid has finally been completed after Lance Stroll was officially announced at Racing Point. Although there was never any doubt over the deal, the confirmation mea...

  • Albon almost quit racing after Red Bull axe

    Toro Rosso's 2019 driver Alexander Albon has revealed that he almost hung up his helmet after losing support from Red Bull in 2012. The Thai-British driver was part of the p...

  • Toro Rosso send a 'thank you' message to Hartley

    Toro Rosso has offered a 'thank you' message to Brendon Hartley following confirmation that he will not be returning to race with it in 2019. The Red Bull junior squad c...

  • Russell: Norris' promotion aided push for Williams signing

    George Russell believes that Lando Norris' early confirmation at McLaren helped his own cause for a seat at Williams. The Grove outfit announced in October that Russell...

  • Russell: Albon has earned F1 chance

    After racing against him throughout their junior careers, George Russell says that Alexander Albon deserves a shot in Formula 1. The British-Thai racer will make his debut for T...

  • Hartley has 'unfinished business' in F1

    Brendon Hartley says that he has unfinished business in Formula 1 following his Toro Rosso exit. The Red Bull junior squad confirmed on Tuesday that Alexander Albon would partne...

  • Sainz makes first appearance for McLaren

    Carlos Sainz has made his first appearance with the McLaren F1 team in Abu Dhabi, driving the MCL33 at the Yas Marina Circuit. Teams have stayed behind at the track to take...

  • How the 2019 grid is shaping up

    Following Toro Rosso's announcement that Alexander Albon will be making his Formula 1 debut next season, there is just one seat left to fill for the 2019 grid...

  • Albon confirmed at Toro Rosso for 2019

    Toro Rosso has confirmed that Alexander Albon will partner Daniil Kvyat at the team in 2019. The Thai-British racer has been competing in the FIA Formula 2 championship thi...

  • How the 2019 grid is shaping up

    Following Williams' announcement that Robert Kubica will be making a remarkable comeback to Formula 1 next season, there are just two seats seats left to fill out for t...

  • Albon on Formula E entry list amid Toro Rosso rumours

    Alex Albon has officially been included on the Formula E 2018/19 entry list amid rumours that he could make a move to Toro Rosso in Formula 1 next season. The Red Bull junior sq...

  • Ticktum aiming to top up 'annoying' super license points

    Dan Ticktum is aiming to bring his super license tally up to 40 throughout the winter to boost his driving opportunities in 2019. The Red Bull junior driver currently has 32 poi...

  • Kvyat to test with Toro Rosso in Abu Dhabi

    Daniil Kvyat will get back behind the wheel of a Toro Rosso at the post-season Abu Dhabi test later this month. The test is held every year by Pirelli, who test prototype tyres ...

  • Hartley in a 'positive frame of mind' for final two races

    Amid doubt over his future in Formula 1, Brendon Hartley says that he is entering the final two races of the season in a good frame of mind. The Kiwi has not yet signe...

  • Toro Rosso to make driver decision after 2018 season

    Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost says that the team will not make a decision on who will fill up its second seat until after the 2018 season. The Red Bull junior squad has a...

  • Hartley hopeful of being retained after recent performances

    Brendon Hartley says that his recent performances in Formula 1 has demonstrated his abilities and is hopeful that he is doing enough to secure the second seat at Toro Rosso for ...

  • How the 2019 grid is shaping up

    Following Williams' announcement that George Russell will be making his Formula 1 debut with the team next season, there are just four seats left to fill out for the 20...

  • How the grid is shaping up for 2019

    Following Toro Rosso's announcement that Daniil Kvyat would be returning to the team next season, there are just five seats left to fill out for the 2019 grid. Toro Rosso is...

  • Ten names on Toro Rosso's 2019 line-up list

    Red Bull advisor Dr Helmut Marko says that there are ten names on Toro Rosso's list of potential 2019 drivers. Red Bull is used to promoting its junior drivers into Toro Ros...

  • F2:  Alexander Albon wins Baku featured race thriller

    After an outstanding performance in the qualifying session, Alexander Albon managed the grab his pole position of the year in the Formula 2 series in Baku. The Thai driver won t...

  • Markelov cruises to victory as Leclerc crashes out

    Artem Markelov has won his second race of the season, leading from the first lap to the finish. The last time the Russian stood atop the podium was the first race of the season ...

  • Marciello moves to Trident, Canamasas to Rapax

    Raffaele Marciello will make a return to Formula 2 this weekend in Austria, as the Italian has secured an outing for Trident. He will be taking the seat of Sergio Canamasas who ...

  • Sirotkin replaces Albon at ART for Baku

    Russian Sergey Sirotkin has been drafted into a race in Formula 2 for one event with his former team. He will sit in for Alex Albon who is not racing this weekend due to health ...

  • De Vries dominates Monaco sprint race

    Rapax's Nyck de Vries took a commanding win from pole at the Saturday F2 sprint race in Monte Carlo, pulling away from teammate Johnny Cecotto to cross the line vi...

  • Rowland takes maiden win at Monaco

    Oliver Rowland has won the feature race at Monaco after starting from third place on the grid. The Brit has won his first race in Formula 2 after making his debut in the series ...

  • Matsushita wins after Latifi mistake

    Nobuhara Matsushita won the final race of the Formula 2 weekend. Nicolas Latifi was leading for a majority of the race until a mistake left him travelling through the gravel, al...

  • Leclerc wins a dramatic race 1 in Barcelona

    Charles Leclerc fought off Luca Ghiotto throughout the whole of race 1 in Barcelona to take another win in the series. As soon as the red lights went out so did the elbows....

  • Leclerc leads the way after practice in Barcelona

    Prema’s Charles Leclerc set the pace early on in Barcelona, setting a time of 1:29.974, the only driver to go under the 1:30.00 mark. Leclerc’s former teammate Alex ...

  • Leclerc wins sensational sprint race

    Charles Leclerc has won a captivating sprint race in Bahrain after switching to a risky strategy during the race. The Monegasque driver pitted on lap 14 of 23 from the lead of t...

  • Markelov takes victory ahead of Nato and Leclerc in season opener

    Russian Time driver Artem Markelov finished ahead of Norman Nato and and Charles Leclerc at the Bahrain International Circuit as the rebirth of Formula 2 brought about an enthra...

  • Leclerc takes pole for race one in Bahrain

    Prema's Charles Leclerc took the first pole position of the 2017 Formula 2 season in Bahrain on Friday with a best lap time of 1:38.907, with his team mate Antonio...

  • De Vries tops morning session in Bahrain

    Nyck de Vries topped the morning session at the final day of Formula 2 testing at the Bahrain International Circuit, clocking in a 1:40.583, a time merely thousands of seco...

  • Alex Albon completes ART line up

    Alex Albon will take the final seat at ART for the 2017 season, graduating from the GP3 squad where he finished runner-up in 2016. Albon has an impressive junior record, winnin...

  • Jake Hughes rounds off 2016 season with victory

    Jake Hughes has won the final race of the 2016 GP3 championship in Abu Dhabi. Hughes started the race from second on the grid and took the lead going into turn one, pushing Kon...

  • Charles Leclerc crowned 2016 GP3 champion

    Charles Leclerc has clinched the 2016 GP3 championship after the first race of the weekend at Abu Dhabi. Leclerc took the title, despite retiring from the race after suffering ...

  • Alexander Albon takes pole for race one in Abu Dhabi

    Alexander Albon claimed his third pole position of the season, setting a time of one minute 55.274 seconds around the Yas Marina Circuit. Albon was two and a half tenths of a s...

  • GP2 & GP3 finale rundown

    Formula One is not the only racing series in which the drivers championship has not been decided. After almost two months of no action, GP2 and GP3 return to support the e...

  • Charles Leclerc confirms GP2 talks

    Charles Leclerc has revealed that he is in talks with GP2 teams over a move to the Formula One feeder series in 2017. The Ferrari junior is currently running away with the cham...

  • Jake Dennis takes victory in sprint race

    Jake Dennis has won his second GP3 race of the year after claiming victory in the sprint race at Malaysia. Dennis started from third on the grid and took the lead going into tu...

  • Alex Albon: "I was fortunate to avoid contact"

    Alex Albon took victory in the GP3 feature race earlier today, and is understandably happy with his performance after he was left disappointed after qualifying. "Yeah...

  • Alex Albon wins race one at Malaysia

    Alexander Albon has taken victory in the first GP3 race of the season at Malaysia. There was drama at turn four on the first lap when team-mates Albon, Leclerc and Nyck De...

  • Charles Leclerc to start race one on pole

    Charles Leclerc has taken his fourth pole position of the season in Malaysia.  Leclerc, who leads the championship by 24 points, took pole by over a tenth of a second...

  • Antonio Fuoco wins GP3 sprint race

    Antonio Fuoco has won the sprint race at Hockenheim. A fantastic last lap battle from second to fifth saw Nyck De Vries and Matthew Parry take the final spots on the podium. Ch...

  • Jack Aitken fastest in Hockenheim practice

    Jack Aitken finished first in the GP3 practice session at Hockenheim after setting a lap time of 1 minute 28.955. He finished one and a half tenths ahead of Charles Leclerc. An...

  • Alex Albon wins sprint race

    Alex Albon has won the second GP3 race of the weekend after starting from second position on the grid. Arjun Maini took his first podium in just his fourth start in GP3 as...

  • Matthew Parry wins first GP3 race

    Matthew Parry has won the first GP3 race of the weekend after pole sitter Nyck De Vries was forced to start from the pit lane when he stalled on the starting grid. Parry w...

  • Charles Leclerc: GP3 title vital for F1 seat

    Ferrari Junior driver Charles Leclerc knows that winning the GP3 series will be crucial if he is to find a race seat in Formula One for 2017. Leclerc has frequently tested...

  • Nyck De Vries takes pole in Hungary for race one

    ART driver Nyck De Vries claimed his first ever GP3 pole position by setting with a time of 1 minute 32.979 seconds, almost half a second ahead of his nearest rival.  Matt...

  • Matthew Parry tops the timesheets in practice

    Matthew Parry finished practice at the Hungaroring in first place after setting a time of 1 minute 33.484 seconds, marginally ahead of the ART of Nirei Fukuzumi. Championship l...

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Carriere Alexander Albon

  • Serie
    Team
    Year
    #
  • F1
    Toro Rosso
    23
  • F2
    DAMS
    2018
    5
  • F2
    ART Grand Prix
    2017
    8
  • GP3
    ART Grand Prix
    2016
    3

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