Tuesday, August 2, 2022

F1: Vettel Out, Alonso In and Sargeant at Austin

As perhaps Formula 1 thought IndyCar was making too much Noise?


Certainly Y’all have heard that ‘lil Syd Viddle’, aka Sebastian Vettel announced His retirement from Formula 1 at the end of this season prior to last weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.


And while many in the media speculated over who’d fill Vettel’s Aston Martin seat next year. With rumours of Mick Schumacher being on Pole, along with the embattled DannyRic’, aka Daniel Ricciardo. In the mix. Somewhat surprising news came Monday that thee GURREAT’ Fredrico Suave’, nee Fernando Alonso moved quickly and will fill Vettel’s seat on a multi-year contract.


Alonso’s move solves Alpine’s Dilemma over what to do with it’s Budding talent Oscar Piastri, who’s been waiting in the wings for a Formula 1 seat of His own, and surely Alpine will shortly announce the young Aussie’ as Alonso’s replacement for next year.


Meanwhile, Team Willy’ will Jumped the Shark by announcing that Williams Academy Driver and current FIA Formula 2 Frontrunner Logan Sargeant will make His F1 Debut at Circuit Of The Americas (COTA) in Austin during the (Free Practice) FP1 session at the upcoming U.S. Grand Prix.


So take that Zackery Brown! But I’d Arse-sume we’ll be seeing two aspiring Yanks’ running FP1 at COTA, where I’d expect Colton Herta to be piloting one of the McLaren’s…