Formula 1 ‘It was quite tragic’ – Alex Albon reveals how he celebrated his maiden podium on F1 Nation – Formula 1 RSS UK

‘It was quite tragic’ – Alex Albon reveals how he celebrated his maiden podium on F1 Nation – Formula 1 RSS UK



It’s a big moment, your first podium in Formula 1. But as Alex Albon reveals on this week’s F1 Nation podcast, the festivities for his maiden rostrum appearance at the 2020 Tuscan Grand Prix weren’t quite as rock ’n’ roll as he might have hoped…

A battling drive from Albon at Mugello saw him clinch third place from Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo eight laps from the end of the race with a beautiful move around the outside of the Australian. And the Red Bull driver said that, having weathered criticism and speculation about his future in the weeks leading up to the Grand Prix, he was pleased to have got the result he “deserved” in Tuscany.

“It feels good – honestly, I’m happy,” Albon tells F1 Nation host Tom Clarkson. “We had a couple of chances to get this podium, and definitely I would have liked it to have happened sooner than it did, but it’s nice. It was a nice time to happen as well if I’m honest, because there’s been a lot of talk and everything.

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“It was feeling like Spa and Monza was getting better, and it felt like I was making progress, so to be able to have a weekend where it
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