Albon's unexpected chance to save his Red Bull F1 career

16 nov. 2020
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Alex Albon's F1 fate with Red Bull was supposed to be decided around the time of last weekend's Turkish Grand Prix, but Red Bull has changed its mind on when it will make a call on who will be Max Verstappen's team-mate for 2021. In this video Scott Mitchell explains what's behind Red Bull's thinking, and if it's still too late for Albon to really do anything to change the team's mind.
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  • Get Checo to Red Bull

    skeleguns 10,ooo,oooskeleguns 10,ooo,oooMaand geleden
  • This would be so much simpler if Renault didn't had signed Fernando Alonso

    Luis MiguelLuis MiguelMaand geleden
  • Perez all day. Perez is still in formula 1 so he has an idea of how a formula car works. Albon needs to step aside. They gave him a whole year and he still can't get close to Max verstappen. Max needs a second driver who can at least block for him. Even if hes not competitive. He needs someone to help him get passed other drivers. Now sergio perez is in his prime no doubt. If sergio can get in a red bull car and show Christian horner how competitive he can be i think this conversation wouldnt be happening but i know F1 doesnt allow testing like that. If setgio can beat albon these next 2 races this conversation is over and they need to put him in that red bull seat. I bet u all my money max is picking sergio perez over albon for next year seat

    BadBoyMoralesBadBoyMoralesMaand geleden
  • albon got a podium , sooo

    Angad KapoorAngad KapoorMaand geleden
  • Well, after seeing Albon crashing in Bahrein during FP2.... dunno

    Tommaso SimonciniTommaso SimonciniMaand geleden
  • well this aged like milk...

    ChevronieChevronieMaand geleden
  • Now watch the crash in fp2. It’s time to go man please Perez or hulk announce it fast

    Vishant VenugopalVishant VenugopalMaand geleden
  • Albon got some kinda leverage on redbull LOL.

    IsaacIsaacMaand geleden
  • Red Bull have to keep Albon or hire Nico Hulkenberg. Sergio Perez has a history of crashing against his team mates. He crashed against Kamui, Button & Ocon. The funny thing is that as soon as those three stopped being his team mates they never crashed again with him. As soon as rumors started to mention that he might be Max's team mate in Red Bull Perez crashed against Max in 2 out of 3 races. At this moment Red Bull has a secured 3rd place in most races, but if they hire Perez then they will secure dnfs for this two drivers as it happened several times with Perez & Ocon.

    Rotor Air GroupRotor Air GroupMaand geleden
  • Had a hard week and this was just what I needed after this day to make it a bit better . Formula video + listening to the music I like (Delta Parole, Metallica and other) make me feel the speed and excitement!

    formulafanformulafanMaand geleden
  • I wouldn't be surprised if they keep Albon, the guy has lesser car than max, used as guinea pig for experimental data collection, and spare parts for Max. Perez for sure wouldn't like that.

    David P.David P.2 maanden geleden
  • 2:04 hmmm I thought Yuki gotta take that 2nd AT seat and let Kvyat sit down next year 🤔

    Timsu On High ToesTimsu On High Toes2 maanden geleden
  • Perez is a must

    oscardriveroscardriver2 maanden geleden
  • I love Hulk as much as anyone but I really think Perez has done everything you could ask a driver to do to earn this second RB seat

    Kenny PattsKenny Patts2 maanden geleden
  • F1 is a team sport. A team needs two skilled and healthy drivers to win the World Constructor. Red Bull will never beat Mercedes as long as they only focus on one genius and dispirit another driver at the same time.

    manat31790manat317902 maanden geleden
  • Perez vs Albon is everything people will look at in the remaining races, nothing against Albon but Checo is a way more reliable driver that RB needs

    Gurpreet SinghGurpreet Singh2 maanden geleden
  • IF red bull are sensible enough to take Checo - look out Max

    Englishman inFranceEnglishman inFrance2 maanden geleden
  • I would love to see Perez besides Verstappen in the next season

    Zay MaderiaZay Maderia2 maanden geleden
  • If they choose perez tho they are making a massive mistake. He is a great driver but the max checo combo will go teribbly wrong. Checo said he doesnt wanne be 2nd driver but at redbull he has not much choice. Besides max asked for hulk and Hulk also performs great (looks at its corona performances at RP)

    Jarno EenkhoornJarno Eenkhoorn2 maanden geleden
  • i really dont want to see albon in that seat next year, id like him in F1 just not in a top team like redbull

    Howard MejicanosHoward Mejicanos2 maanden geleden
  • At this point in time Perez is looking like a far better pick than Albon from the outside looking in. Albon is lucky he has the amount of time he does to earn his spot. Many of Albons failures and missed opportunities can be blamed on unfortunate circumstances. But the thing is, he somehow always seems to find himself in "unfortunate circumstances".

    Sean HSean H2 maanden geleden
  • Mazepin can ffffffffffff off!!!!!!

    Elliot SykesElliot Sykes2 maanden geleden
  • Alex "the grid filler" Albon

    App MagicianApp Magician2 maanden geleden
  • Albon has developed cosiderably no doubt. But as J. Villeneuve said, Albon was only considered for F1 due to his Thai nationality. In hindsight, Albon speaks no Thai, and is basically English - and Southeast Asian fans and sponsors don't relate to him. He's lost his political edge, he doesn't bring money, and he's no quicker than Gasly. And he's worse in Qualifying, and isn't menacing enough for other drivers to respect his space - being crashed out of Podiums by Hamilton, etc. Meanwhile, Perez and Hulk don't need no introduction.Tsunoda is rapid in F2, with outstanding Qualifying pace. Younger, and with more languages than Albon under his belt, he can communicate with a wider audience of fans and engineers. I think he's done, along with Kvyat. I feel for the poor lad, but he's difficult to justify.

    Jun ShibataJun Shibata2 maanden geleden
  • I'm all for giving young drivers time and patience, but it's clear that just like Gasly, Albon is only getting further away from Verstappen's overall standards. That can't be endlessly tolerated in a team with title aspirations.

    azapro911azapro9112 maanden geleden
  • Perez is far better

    Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes2 maanden geleden
  • Perez of course will be the top pick

    Gerardo Reyes DiazGerardo Reyes Diaz2 maanden geleden
  • The only reason Albon is still in the car and not sacked like 3 races ago is Thai Yoovidhya family that co-own the RedBull concern. Albon owns a Thai passport and the family wants Albon to stay. Everything else is just not true....

    Dusan IgnjatovicDusan Ignjatovic2 maanden geleden
  • Would love to see Albon to partner Gasly in 2021 and run Perez against Verstappen.

    david oramadavid orama2 maanden geleden
  • I think RB shouldnt hire Perez. Mercedes Should hire him if Hamilton decides to take a sabatic year. He could become world champion...

    Jorge CuestaJorge Cuesta2 maanden geleden
  • Albon just go away im so over you!!!! Please please give perez a go christian!!!!! We need the mexican bull fighter. Sergio im just praying for you my friend

    Ben BlakemoreBen Blakemore2 maanden geleden
  • Perez would be good with Verstappen

    Ihuoma OIhuoma O2 maanden geleden
  • It is unfair that gasly been treated poorly while albon has all the credit

    Ufuk YanmazUfuk Yanmaz2 maanden geleden
  • Give us Perez in a RedBull and HULK at AlphaTauri!

    Julian WormJulian Worm2 maanden geleden
  • If Perez can get 2nd with a midfield car he can win in a top car

    LemonLemon2 maanden geleden
  • Gasly didnt get that much clemency and patience like albon is receiving so far, seems quite unfair

    XSTream237XSTream2372 maanden geleden
  • Albon showed that he is better in the rain

    ian Budget RCian Budget RC2 maanden geleden
  • Wow, Stats are absolutely shocking considering Red Bull have the 2nd best car on the grid by far.

    Wilson WilsonWilson Wilson2 maanden geleden
  • Albon is good enough. The RB16 is Just a Tricky Car to drive. I think the RB16 is not so good as max make it seems to be.

    Robin HuijsmanRobin Huijsman2 maanden geleden
  • I think that one thing that is important to note when compairing Albons 2019 results to his 2020 results, is Ferraris performance. In 2020, Albon "should" be qualifying/finishing only below Merc & Verstappen--Whereas in 2019, he had to battle LeClerc and Vettel in very poweful Ferraris aswell.

    WyillWyill2 maanden geleden
  • I think its not easy to get rid of Albon. Politically his backed by the majority shareholder of RB group (chaleo yoovidhya thai family. Owns 51% of Red Bull Austria and subsidiary including RB sports). On performance side, 2019 he scored more points than Gasley. With a car that was not engineered for him. 2020 performance declined, however, did.manage good drive begining of the season. My 2 cents, think when sports successful, money plays a big part on your return of investment. Albon being a thai heritage is doing wonders with krating daeng, in Asia and Asean in particular.

    Irawan WijayaIrawan Wijaya2 maanden geleden
  • RedBull debe llevar a checo Pérez si quiere competir vs Mercedes es una lastima que no tenga ausiento checo para 2021 es algo ilógico el mejor 4 lugar del resto por favor ... Albon ya le dieron muchas oportunidades

  • Pull the pin, one chance is already too many in Formula 1.

    Jimmy NeutronJimmy Neutron2 maanden geleden
  • Albon WILL win a race this season

    David SDavid S2 maanden geleden
  • Hulk 💪🏻💪🏻

    jari Weermeierjari Weermeier2 maanden geleden
  • PEREZ for Red Bull

    Thomas WilliamsThomas Williams2 maanden geleden
  • The car is obviously difficult to drive on the edge as Gasly struggled with it also So I don’t believe that Albon should lose his drive

    Chris VectraChris Vectra2 maanden geleden
  • Pull the pin go for hulk

    Phillip YoungPhillip Young2 maanden geleden
  • perez is required NOW

    Matthew CaseyMatthew Casey2 maanden geleden
  • They should absolutely hand this RB16 beast to Sergio Perez. What he is capable with the Racing Point he is definitely worth it with the Red Bull.

    Pritish GroverPritish Grover2 maanden geleden
  • RB dont need to rush to make a descision. we know there are two drivers without seats for next year (Perez and Hulk) who will jump at the chance if Albon cant finish the season well.

    stuart mcmahonstuart mcmahon2 maanden geleden
  • I think that the Red Bull car is not that good but and it only looks good because of Max’s results, albon is doing fine...

    noah cnaannoah cnaan2 maanden geleden
  • perez 1

    ThePitbullshogunThePitbullshogun2 maanden geleden
  • Alex will win the drivers championship in 2021.

    thejonathanraththejonathanrath2 maanden geleden
  • Unfortunate, but I think Albon should be out, and I would pick Hulk, hands down.

    Dennis PinsonneaultDennis Pinsonneault2 maanden geleden
  • Albon is gone. At this point its a decision between Perez or Hulk

    dragonage200dragonage2002 maanden geleden
  • Albons def better than both hulk and segio.. plz dont switch him out

    JH LJH L2 maanden geleden
  • Albon had to many chanses to proof himself....

    GulaknikovGulaknikov2 maanden geleden
  • Hey guys it all has to do with the companies behind Perez, Perez is in with RB, they can´t say anything because perez sponsor which is a full sponosr is a telephone company and a tv internet service that competes with AT&T and others, so they willnot say Perez is already in because that is tottaly against the policies of media and marketing within thyose firms, so it is al a facade, at the end of the year albon is going to be substituted with perez. no matter what they say.

    Dhruva LanceDhruva Lance2 maanden geleden
  • My heart says Hulkenberg should join RB but my head says Perez is the better choice as has reached the podium on multiple occasions.

    Dean BranderDean Brander2 maanden geleden
  • Please replace Albon with Perez... He's consistent and has been on the Podium numerous times. Ya kant replace experience with youth. Something HAAS will learn in 2021.

    Warren PouyerWarren Pouyer2 maanden geleden
  • as much as I do like Albon, I really wanna see Hulkenberg back in F1.

    ErghErgh2 maanden geleden
  • RB just needed to listen to Albon. He said the Ints were ok to continue... Look at Perez and Ham

    iloperiloper2 maanden geleden
  • Red Bull want Checo, Max wants Nico.

    Poole DoggPoole Dogg2 maanden geleden
  • I wish he’d done enough but I think Perez will be in his seat next year. I think Sergio will get the pick over the Hulk because of money. RB will need money once Honda pull the pin.

  • Alex might be "too nice"!!! Sharpen those teeth buddy!!! Give 'em hell!!! 🏎️

    Tom TomTom Tom2 maanden geleden
  • if albon didnt race under a thai flag,he would be out by now!! REDBULL parent company is THAI !! they are 51% share holders!. only reason he has been given so many chances!

    s js j2 maanden geleden
  • I'd sign Perez to a one year contract, very little to lose and a lot to gain, plus he would squeeze the juice out Max and propell him to another level.

    El GrynchEl Grynch2 maanden geleden
  • If Alex can't keep it up, I'd like to see Hulk take the seat.

    Jared S.Jared S.2 maanden geleden
  • He deserves another season.

    Vitor BarretoVitor Barreto2 maanden geleden
  • Albon has done worse than Gasly Is helmet marko stable bring Gasly back

    SlipperydjdanSlipperydjdan2 maanden geleden
  • It's a shame as I'd quite liked to have seen Kvyat in the Red Bull again, if only for the theatrics, but I don't think he's deserved it this year. I reckon Kvyat to Haas, Albon to Alpha Tauri, Perez to Red Bull is a good compromise

    Noodle22767Noodle227672 maanden geleden
  • No brainer, put Albon in AlphaTauri and bring Checo. Hulk is not an option, he won’t deliver to the required level to fight for championship

    Mau VazquezMau Vazquez2 maanden geleden
  • From the outside it looks like Helmut Marko and Horner are not on the same page. The Honda announcement was an example along with dealing with the Alex Albon situation. Maybe Horner is handicapped by Marko's interference in dealing with the drivers. He's no Niki Lauda! In fact it's hard to see him as a mentor to the young drivers imo.

    Mohamed AllyMohamed Ally2 maanden geleden
  • Based on the performance of gasly after leaving redbull I think albon should go to haas with Schumacher and nico or Perez should take the Red Bull seat. Though I do think that albon is a great driver, I just think he needs to get his mojo back and with being a young driver and bringing some sponsorship I think he would be perfect for Haas. And eventually he could go back to redbull when ready.

    Owen OseroffOwen Oseroff2 maanden geleden
  • Albon should finish out the season but I’d be way more confident about perez doing well than hulkenberg in a red bull

    Owen as mr. MOwen as mr. M2 maanden geleden
  • Albon will have to stay. With Gasly and Tsunoda at Alpha Tauri they either keep Albon or remove him altogether.

    Rhys BenjaminRhys Benjamin2 maanden geleden
  • I was so excited for Albon after seeing him in the USGP 2019. Looked like he was on fire!

    MassautobotMassautobot2 maanden geleden
  • I don't think that albon with 3 races is going to repair all his bad season. He is now on the 9th position in the championship. edit: Albon is in that seat because he has Thai nationality

    IN0VAIN0VA2 maanden geleden
  • Redbull should take Hulk or Perez to their team and send Albon back to alfa tauri with Gasly. They need some older driver at redbull who won't be intimidated about being the second driver to Verstappen and can perform consistently. I think both Hulk and Perex could fit in that role.

    Dally WangDally Wang2 maanden geleden
  • RedBull should take Checo Perez alongside Max Verstappen for 2021. Stroll is faster than Hulkenberg. And Perez is faster than Stroll. Furthermore Perez brings money and opens up the Mexican (if not entire South American) market for RedBull beverages. So the decision should be simple and clear.

    Philip SteinauerPhilip Steinauer2 maanden geleden
  • This is like watching a cat play with a dead mouse. Sign Checo and let Albon move on with his career already.

    Alex MansellAlex Mansell2 maanden geleden
  • Alpha Tauri aye?

    Jael NgJael Ng2 maanden geleden
  • I'm going to laugh when Red Bull announce they signed Albon... back in October.

    VeyKenVeyKen2 maanden geleden
  • Hulkenburg and Schumacher to Haas, Perez and Gastly to Alpha Tauri. Albon Will stay with Red Bull

    Noah BjerkeliusNoah Bjerkelius2 maanden geleden
  • Albon's missus is hot. So RB seat or no seat, hes already a winner

    Menandro PlanMenandro Plan2 maanden geleden
  • Alphatauri are signing yuki tsinado

    Dylan SkidmoreDylan Skidmore2 maanden geleden
  • My prediction: Albon to AT, even though Kvyat has been good Hulk to Red Bull Perez to Haas Schumacher alongside Perez

    Arnav PrabhakharArnav Prabhakhar2 maanden geleden
  • Albon is good enough but... He's always distracted when racing knowing his mother is possibly at his bank. Look it up mate.

    Manj SherManj Sher2 maanden geleden
  • Hope Albon do well in the remaining races

    Andrew DrewAndrew Drew2 maanden geleden
  • The thing is though you can see Alex needs maturity and more experience

    ZeusZeus2 maanden geleden
  • Sergio Perez will get the seat if not helmut marco needs a brain scan

    Lauren ScottLauren Scott2 maanden geleden
  • Maybe he could get the same car as that spoiled bratstappen

    Szebasztian VaskovicsSzebasztian Vaskovics2 maanden geleden

    Keo VisserKeo Visser2 maanden geleden
  • 2021 Pérez will be at home watching to the "best f1 drivers on the grid"

    txurbinatxurbina2 maanden geleden
  • I'll say it again- there is something rotten in RB. How else can you explain that so many drivers have had that second seat and it's always the same story- driver underperformers. RB needs to understand that it's them (as a team/ management) not the second driver who is at fault here.

    Siim TõkkeSiim Tõkke2 maanden geleden
  • I feel they need to snap up Perez and drop Alex back to Alpha. It would be admitting defeat but they need to cut the losses and keep Alex in the fold. I no longer understand why Red Bull would agree to a Honda junior when Honda are officially leaving the sport.

    Justin WilliamsJustin Williams2 maanden geleden
  • Perez or Perez

    Diego Navarro BarnetcheDiego Navarro Barnetche2 maanden geleden
  • rbr already made up manyraces ago

    Adrian OslerAdrian Osler2 maanden geleden
  • Give Lance's car to Alex, sit back and watch.

    Voth VNGVoth VNG2 maanden geleden