Has Latifi won his place in Formula 1 for 2022? – Le Mag Sport Auto

After the very good performance of the Williams team and in particular of Nicholas Latifi at the Hungarian Formula 1 Grand Prix, it is legitimate to wonder if the latter has already won his seat for next year?

A result that is worth gold in Formula 1

Thanks to the good performance of his two pilots and in particular of Nicholas Latifi – P7 at the finish of the Hungarian Formula 1 GP -; the English team can plan to maintain this 8th A place that is worth gold as the new regulations for the 2022 Formula 1 season approach. Indeed, the Canadian driver very often remains in the shadow of George Russell, the little protégé of Mercedes.

However it is important to note that whenever the Englishman was in a position to glean points for Williams, the Mercedes academy driver either played bad luck or made mistakes. Behind the shadow worker, Nicholas Latifi has always done his best to make up for this. But it was without counting on the weak pace of the Williams against the stables of the mill $ ieu of the grid as during the Grand Prix of Austria, Italy or Imola, where the Canadian could not do better than 11th.

Knowing how to make an impression

In Formula 1, team spirit is more than important. Even though he has a driver’s label paying his place, Nicholas Latifi has proven more than once that he deserves his place in the middle of the elite in Formula 1. Already in Formula 2, the native of Montreal has demonstrated a some competitiveness. In six participations, the Williams pilot only progressed by gleaning 6 victories and finishing 2th of the championship in 2019, before arriving in the premier category.

Once in Formula 1, Nicholas Latifi demonstrated his seriousness and is described as a hard worker behind the scenes, by his team who now support him more than ever, as Jost Capito – boss of the Williams team – describes it: “ It was the first time Nicky scored points in F1 and it had to happen. I’m sure it will be a big boost for him and give him a lot of self-confidence. Qualifying behind George and finishing first is certainly a great motivator for him. […] I was impressed with the way Nicky brought the race home, despite the pressure of ending up in the points for the first time. At one point he was third. He kept his head down and was very impressive. It shows how much Nicky deserves to be in F1. « .

Enough to close some rumors about the Canadian who should probably keep his place in the Williams team in 2022.

Article published on 08/19/2021 at 6:35 am

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