Alex Albon Says He Doesn’t Have A ‘Plan B’ If Red Bull Ditch Him

The Thai driver said he still has three races to prove himself and make his case to be retained by Red Bull.

Earlier this month, a source told that Red Bull have decided to drop Alex Albon at the end of the season and he won’t even be given a second chance at Scuderia AlphaTauri unless Japanese Formula Two driver Yuki Tsunoda fails to get a Super Licence.

However, speaking ahead of the upcoming double-header at Bahrain, Albon said he remains focused on having a strong end to the season in the hopes of showing Red Bull that he’s a driver worth keeping.

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“At the end of the day, there are still three races to show what I’ve got,” Albon said.

“I want to have a good few races ahead of me. The focus is these three races, there’s not really any other thought to it. Most people have a plan B, but my plan is plan A, that’s staying in the team.

“I’m focused on that, that’s my goal. As I said, I’m focusing on these races.”

Continuing, the Thai driver said he believes he is at the “peak” of his career but would only continue racing if he finds a “good project” to be a part of.

“I also want to keep going with a reason, with a plan, with a good project. So I think if there’s not a good project that keeps my motivation to give 100%, I’d rather not take it.

“I think if I don’t have [a] Formula 1 [seat] next year I don’t see myself doing anything else. I will take a year to consider what I want to do, [whether] I really miss it,” he added.

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“Most other drivers, they retire and after six months they go mad and they want to do whatever is available. So I have to see. I’ve never experienced that in my whole life.”

With three races of the 2020 season to go, Alex Albon is just ninth in the Drivers’ Standings despite having the second-fastest car on the grid.

His Red Bull team-mate, Max Verstappen, is third in the standings with well over twice as many points as him.

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