Alex Albon was the primary option for Williams even despite Red Bull – Mercedes clash.

Why it matters: Alex Albon is linked to Red Bull, so there were rumors that his move to Williams might be blocked by Mercedes.


  • Capito confirms that Mercedes would not have affected Williams’ decision regarding the available seat.

I think, Toto [Wolff, Mercedes team principal], at the end, he understands, and we understand that we are not a B-team, that we are not a satellite team, that we have to take the decisions that are right for us, and Toto fully respects that.

Jost Capito

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