Former Formula 1 driver for Haas, Kevin Magnussen, revealed he was approached with an offer by Williams for the 2021 season.

Details:

  • The Danish driver revealed Williams wanted to sign him and drop George Russell, future Mercedes driver, while keeping Nicholas Latifi alongside him.
  • Magnussen said he rejected the deal because of that, but al because of some financial aspects.

What he said:

  • “I actually had an opportunity to stay because I was in contact with Williams.”
  • “Williams saw me as a possible replacement for George Russell.”
  • “What kind of team is that? I thought. Dropping Russell and keeping Nicholas Latifi was ridiculous, pure idiocy.”

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