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Alexander Albon hurt at being replaced by Sergio Perez at Red Bull (2020)

Albon had two third place finishes during the 2020 season



Alexander Albon says "it hurts" after he was replaced at Red Bull by Sergio Perez for the 2021 season.

British-Thai Albon, 24, was demoted to be the team's reserve driver as 30-year-old Mexican Perez was brought in to partner Max Verstappen.

Read more: Alexander Albon hurt at being replaced by Sergio Perez at Red Bull (2020)

Sergio Perez: Red Bull sign Mexican to race alongside Max Verstappen for 2021 (2020)

Perez won his maiden Formula 1 grand prix in December



Mexican Sergio Perez has signed to race for Red Bull alongside Max Verstappen next year.

The 30-year-old, who took his maiden win in the Sakhir Grand Prix, replaces British-Thai Alex Albon, who will stay with the team as reserve driver.

Read more: Sergio Perez: Red Bull sign Mexican to race alongside Max Verstappen for 2021 (2020)

Ferrari: Mattia Binotto says Italian team 'cannot accept' another year as poor as 2020 (2020)

 
Ferrari only managed three podium finishes out of 17 races in 2020



Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto says they "cannot accept" another year as poor as 2020.

Ferrari were sixth in the constructors' championship with a best result of second place. It was their worst season since 1980, when they finished 10th.

Read more: Ferrari: Mattia Binotto says Italian team 'cannot accept' another year as poor as 2020 (2020)

F1: FIA confirms longest Formula 1 season for 2021 (2020)

Britain's Lewis Hamilton will defend his world title in the longest Formula 1 season in history



Formula 1's governing body the FIA has confirmed the calendar for the longest season in history next year.

There will be 23 grands prix held, starting in Australia on 21 March and ending in Abu Dhabi on 6 December.

Read more: F1: FIA confirms longest Formula 1 season for 2021 (2020)

Ferrari: Callum Ilott will be Formula 1 test driver in 2021 (2020)

Ilott made his F1 test debut driving an Alfa Romeo in Barcelona in May 2019

 

Briton Callum Ilott will be Ferrari's Formula 1 test driver in 2021.

The 22-year-old, who finished second in Formula 2 to Mick Schumacher this year, called the move a "great opportunity".

Read more: Ferrari: Callum Ilott will be Formula 1 test driver in 2021 (2020)


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