ICYMI: Williams confirm Logan Sargeant to race for 2023

Written by Mar Martínez, Edited by Vyas Ponnuri

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Williams confirmed Logan Sargeant’s stepping to Formula 1, following the conclusion of the 2022 Formula 2 season.


Logan Sargeant acquired the necessary points for a super license in Abu Dhabi, and only a day later, Williams announced the American as its second driver for 2023.


Williams has made official what it had announced a few weeks ago: Logan Sargeant will be Alex Albon's teammate in 2023. The arrival of the American driver was contingent on obtaining the superlicence, something he achieved in the final round of Formula 2 in Abu Dhabi. Thus, Sargeant can now make his debut in the premier class of motorsport.


Being the last vacant spot left on the grid, the options have been exhausted for everyone. Drivers such as Mick Schumacher or Nicolas Latifi can bid goodbye to the competition for a good few years. Meanwhile, Sargeant couldn't be happier, and is counting down the hours to be able to get into a car which he has already driven up to four times this season(in the different free practice sessions that Albon and Latifi had to give up during the 2022 season): “It's a great honor, and a dream come true to have this opportunity to compete in Formula 1 with Williams Racing. A massive thank you to every person at the team and Dorilton Motor Sports for the support they have given me since the day I joined the team, at the 2021 United States Grand Prix."


Alexander Albon also added this comment about his new teammate: “Being a part of the Williams Driver Academy for the past year has given me an important platform to develop as a driver and prepare for this next chapter. I am ready and excited to be a part of this journey as the team looks to progress up the grid."


“We are delighted to officially announce Logan as our driver for next year after being super licensed following the final round of the F2 season in Abu Dhabi. Since joining our driver academy at the end of 2021, Logan has been able to fully integrate with the team at Grove while in the simulator and, more recently, on the track during the four free practice sessions he has participated in."He's had a good rookie season in F2, and we're excited to see him make the move to Formula 1, we're here to support him on that adventure," concluded Jost Capito head of Williams.


And with this all the seats have been decided. Let's see how these changes affect what we have seen so far. Are you ready for the 2023 Formula 1 season?