Nicholas Latifi laughs off ‘being sacked by Williams’ on eve of Monaco Grand Prix

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NICHOLAS LATIFI laughed off a declare he had been sacked by Williams forward of the Monaco Grand Prix.

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F1 star Nicolas Latifi noticed the humorous facet of false stories suggesting he had been dropped from Williams forward of the Monaco GP. The Canadian driver has endured a nightmare begin to the 2022 season, sitting final within the Drivers’ Championship with no factors scored, and has been out-qualified by teammate Alex Albon in 5 of the six races to date this season.

This prompted Journalist Norris McDonald to wrongly affirm that the 27-year-old was about to get replaced. On the eve of the Monaco GP, the motorsport driver responded to these claims and located them relatively amusing.

“After I noticed that I simply form of laughed slightly bit as a result of clearly, it was not the case in any respect, I’m nonetheless right here,” he defined. “I imply there are all the time rumours circulating round. I believe that’s the character of the game. 

“However yeah, I imply, I used to be positively a bit stunned to see it from I’d say a well known reporter, with none actual basis behind it. So yeah, I simply form of laughed a bit at it actually.” McDonald’s preliminary tweet learn: “Toronto‘s Nick Latifi fired by Williams F1. Two issues: Williams higher have some huge cash as a result of there can be one hell of a lawsuit and his alternative, Nyck DeVries, had higher do higher in that pig of a automobile, which is uncertain.

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Nicholas Latifi laughs off 'being sacked by Williams' on eve of Monaco Grand Prix

Nicholas Latifi laughed on the false claims he had been sacked by Williams (Picture: GETTY)

After realising the data he had reported was incorrect, he apologised shortly after. “Correction. Nick Latifi will proceed as a Williams driver for the foreseeable future. Data I acquired earlier in the present day was incorrect,” he penned.

“It doesn’t matter how previous you might be, how usually one learns this necessary lesson: get it first however first get it proper. My apologies to Nick Latifi.” The Williams driver has additionally been responsible of constructing some errors this season, however has improved his stage lately and completed forward of Albon for the primary time this season on the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya final week.

He was in an upbeat temper after ending in P16, having overtaken the Haas of Kevin Magnussen close to the top of the race, in what he referred to as ‘a small victory.’ “I’m pretty proud of the race and the best way we managed the tyres. It was good to get the three stops in,” Latifi mentioned.

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Nicholas Latifi laughs off 'being sacked by Williams' on eve of Monaco Grand Prix

The Canadian will hope to attain his first factors of the season on the Monaco GP on Sunday (Picture: GETTY)

“So utilizing the 4 units of tyres and not less than usually right here if you do the 2 stops, from midway via the stint you’re simply driving with no grip, and it simply turns into such a boring race.

“So, it was good to have a bit extra of an attacking strategy simply because the tyre deg was so excessive, and I believe it was good on the finish to chase down Kevin and have slightly small victory; clearly, a automobile that on paper was a lot faster than us.

“I believe we executed properly from that facet and though it wasn’t actually for a place that meant something, I believe it was a small little victory, a small little constructive for us and for me personally.”

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