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F1 2022: Nyck de Vries confirms talks with Williams, Alpine and AlphaTauri

LFollowing an impressive debut in Formula 1 as a pinch-hitter following Alex Albon's health problems, Nyck de Vries contemplates the options he has


LFollowing an impressive debut in Formula 1 as a pinch-hitter following Alex Albon’s health problems, Nyck de Vries contemplates the options he has to sign with a team and run the full 2023 season.

“I don’t know if I’m in such a luxurious situation that I can choose where I’m going to go. To a large extent, that is out of my control. I’ve been talking to Williams for a long time, and I was also able to debut with them last weekend,” he declared for Dutch television.

But that is not the only option that Nyck has to sign for next year, since France is also an alternative: “It would be a logical step. But I have also been in contact with Alpine since July, and will do a test for them in Budapest. the next week. Fly there on Monday.”

And yes, the media found out yesterday, I also went to Austria to meet Helmut Marko,” added De Vries, who is an option given the possible departure of Pierre Gasly.

On his debut in the top flight, he added: “The weekend itself was fantastic and went by so quickly. It was a dream come true.” and we finished it in the best possible way. What happens next, I can’t imagine.”