Scuderia AlphaTauri has announced that Yuki Tsunoda will remain with the team for the 2023 season after a successful first two years in F1.
Yuki Tsunoda, who already has 38 F1 race weekends under his belt, has accelerated his road to the championship. Yuki Tsunoda has had a quick run in the lower formulas, proving himself in his rookie season in F1 and finishing in the top four in the last race of 2021.
Having moved to Faenza, the hometown of Scuderia AlphaTauri, Yuki Tsunoda has fully integrated into the team and continues to work hard every day, step by step, on and off the track.
Yuki Tsunoda commented: “I would like to sincerely thank Red Bull, Honda and Scuderia AlphaTauri for continuing to give me the opportunity to drive in F1.”
“Moving to Italy last year to be closer to the factory, I feel part of the team and I’m happy to continue racing with them in 2023.
“Of course our 2022 season is not over yet. We continue to push hard in the midfield battle so we are fully focused on finishing with a great result and looking forward to next year. .”
Scuderia Alphatour F1 team principal Franz Tost said: “As we have seen since his arrival last year, Yuki is a very talented driver and has improved a lot this season.”
“His recent pace is clear evidence of a steep learning curve and proves he deserves a place in Formula 1, with strong results from him in the last six races of 2022. Hopefully
“It takes at least three years to fully adapt to Formula 1, so I’m glad he’s been given time to reach his full potential. Also, (Helmut) Marko and his driver program are very young people. It proves that talent can be nurtured and nurtured from the junior category.”
“Yuki and I would like to thank Red Bull, AlphaTauri and Honda for their continued support and allowing him to stay with us for another year.”