The Williams team has formally confirmed that Logan Sargeant is moving to F1 next season, where he will become Alex Albon's teammate. At Williams, his arrival was announced even before the young racer fulfilled the conditions for the superlicense, which is necessary for participation in F1, and he confirmed this formality at the last F2 race in Abu Dhabi, where he finished in fourth place. With two wins and four podium finishes, Sargeant became Rookie of the Year, and this year he prepared for his debut in the 2023 season in four free practice sessions in the USA, Mexico, Brazil and Abu Dhabi. Sargeant will thus take the place of Canadian Nicholas Latifi. "Since joining the young racers' academy, Logan has integrated perfectly into the team by working on the simulator, and finally by appearing in four free training sessions,"
Capito new CEO at McLarn - Jost Capito is the new McLarn CEO or. CEO, otherwise Volkswagen's motorsport director. He will take over the role on the team from Jonathan Neal, who has been CEO for the past twenty-two months. The latter will move to the position of CEO of McLarn Technology Group. Both Capito and Neale will work closely with Eric Boullier as race director. They will report directly to Ron Dennis. Dennis said at the appointment: "Last summer I joined the Capita, which is extremely competitive and ambitious. It comes to us with a breadth of both automotive and motorsport experience, as he has held leading positions at BMW, Porsche, Ford, Sauber and from 2012 Volkswagen, which took him in a rally to three zapo
Sebastien Ogier's lead at the rally in Mexico increased to three and a half minutes before the start of Sunday's event, after the organizers reimbursed the Volkswagen racer for the time he lost on Saturday due to the closed prison. Ogier had to stop on the Oates stage on Saturday as someone closed the roadblock after all the other racers had passed the speed test. Ogier nevertheless finished the stage with a nearly three-minute lead, and the timekeepers, with the help of GPS and intermediate times, found that the Ogier-Ingrassia crew had lost 40 seconds due to an unfortunate event. This time was returned to them by the organizers and so they enjoy a three-minute advantage and 29.7 seconds over the second Mikko Hirvonen before the last three stages. Volkswagen team boss Jost Capito said d
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