de vries f1 williams replace albon

Williams confirmed ahead of FP3 for the Italian Grand Prix that Nyck de Vries will substitute Alex Albon for the 2022 Italian Grand Prix, the regular Williams driver suffering with appendicitis.

The Formula 1 team confirmed today in statement: “Williams Racing can confirm that, after feeling unwell this morning and seeking medical advice from the FIA and local hospital, Alex Albon is now undergoing treatment for appendicitis.

“Following on from this, we can confirm that the team’s Reserve Driver Nyck de Vries will drive in place of Alex for the remainder of the Italian Grand Prix weekend. Alex is in good spirits and the team wishes him a speedy recovery.

Report in progress…