De Vries mystified by revived Williams rumours

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De Vries mystified by revived Williams rumours

Nyck de Vries says there have been no renewed talks with Williams, so is uncertain why that hearsay restarted.

In his newest weblog, Method 1 journalist Joe Saward mentioned the state of the driving force market looking forward to the 2023 season.

Alpine reserve driver and reigning Method 2 champion Oscar Piastri has been linked with a change to the Williams staff, Nicholas Latifi’s place below risk after a disappointing begin to the 2022 season.

Nevertheless, de Vries was then provided up by Saward as one other driver who Williams have been , the Dutchman having been linked with a transfer to the grove outfit for 2022, although the seat finally went to Alex Albon.

Past 2022 de Vries’ future is just not but clear, with the Mercedes Method E staff which de Vries claimed the 2020-21 title with, making ready to withdraw on the finish of the present season.

The resurfacing of those Williams rumours although are the primary that de Vries has heard of any renewed curiosity.

De Vries mystified by revived Williams rumours

“These rumours are new to me,” he informed GPFans.

“I do not know the place you learn them [the rumours] or the place you got here throughout them. However then I’m very curious the place they received that from, as a result of truthfully, I do not know.”

De Vries does have present Method 1 hyperlinks, since he serves as a reserve driver for each the Mercedes and McLaren groups.

And whereas de Vries is just not conscious of Williams changing into focused on his companies once more, he undoubtedly is open to a transfer to Method 1 for 2023.

For now although he’s understandably retaining full give attention to Method E with the season but to achieve midway.

“After all Method 1 is a dream,” he mentioned when requested if he could be open to becoming a member of Williams.

“That may be a dream for each younger driver, however in any other case I believe it’s nonetheless fairly early within the season. We’re solely on the sixth race in our championship.”


Williams are at present backside of the Constructors’ Championship with solely a single level scored, that coming courtesy of Albon who made an excessive tyre technique work on the Australian Grand Prix to complete P10.




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