Japan’s Yuki’s Tsunoda will change Daniil Kvyat at AlphaTauri in System One subsequent season.
Tsunoda, a part of the younger driver programmes of Pink Bull and its engine provider Honda, will accomplice Italian Grand Prix winner Pierre Gasly. Tsunoda was F2’s rookie of the yr in 2020, scoring three wins on his approach to third within the championship.
He will probably be one in all three rookies on the grid subsequent yr alongside Haas duo Mick Schumacher, who received the F2 title, and Nikita Mazepin.
The information doubtless finish’s Kvyat’s profession in F1, with all however one seat taken for subsequent season. Kvyat has had a rollercoaster time in F1. After being promoted from Toro Rosso (AlphaTauri’s former guise) to Pink Bull in 2015, he was dropped for Max Verstappen forward of the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix.
He was then dropped by Toro Rosso altogether in 2017 however was re-hired in 2019, solely to be outperformed by Gasly this season.
The one piece of the 2021 grid left to fall into place is at Pink Bull, with the workforce but to verify whether or not Alex Albon will stay on the workforce or whether or not it can signal Sergio Perez.