The FIA Formula E world champion is not done with Formula 1: at 27, he is firing his last shots aiming for a place in 2023.
De Vries is likely to hand over his electric crown to Mercedes EQ Team mate Stoffel Vandoorne next weekend in Seoul.
Already titled in Formula 2 the previous season, the eternal Dutch hope had not had his chance in the Grands Prix and was forced to fall back on the FE with the success that we know.
At the same time, he also races in endurance and occupies the place of reserve for Toyota in the WEC even if he still hopes to race in Formula 1.
« Of all Obviously, everyone around me shares this dream and this goal of getting into F1, explains Nyck. I would be lying if I said I didn’t want to go and my tests with Williams and then Mercedes went well in FP1. »
« But I’m also happy with what I’m doing elsewhere, he assures. Ultimately, it’s out of my control, so time will tell what will happen. »
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“I can only do a good job on the track, he concludes. I’m flattered that my name is here and we’ll see if it finally happens in 2023. »
Candidate for the second wheel Williams, de Vries would have the support of the sponsor Jumbo but the British team also depends on its American investors who wish to possibly promote the young Logan Sargeant. To be continued…