The underrated rookie reaching Red Bull redemption

The underrated rookie reaching Red Bull redemption

Like his predecessor Brendon Hartley, Alexander Albon has been dropped and re-hired by Helmut Marko to fill a gap on the Red Bull merry-go-round. Can this "underrated" rookie succeed, asks ALEX KALINAUCKAS, where Hartley failed and make the grade in F1?

"He's one of, if not the, most underrated drivers in junior formulas."

Those are the words of new Williams recruit George Russell on his 2018 Formula 2 title rival - and fellow '19 Formula 1 rookie - Alexander Albon. High praise for a rival, which gives considerable insight into the character of Toro Rosso's latest signing.

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