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Aitken to remain Williams reserve driver in 2021

The British-Korean driver made his F1 debut as a replacement for George Russell at the Sakhir Grand Prix last year.

Jack Aitken
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Williams Racing have confirmed that Jack Aitken will continue in his role as the team’s official reserve driver for the 2021 Formula 1 season.

The 25-year old British-Korean driver made his F1 debut at the Sakhir Grand Prix in 2020 as a replacement for George Russell who stepped into the Mercedes in place of Lewis Hamilton, and claimed four wins in F2 with Campos Racing last year.

Aitken said he was delighted to remain with the team and to work with them in the coming season alongside his duties in F2.

"The professionalism and work ethic of everyone here is something that makes me wear my kit with pride, and having had a taste of racing in last year’s Sakhir Grand Prix, I am fully intent on providing as much support as possible while continuing my development as a race driver," he said in a statement.

"I will complement this role with other programmes, to be announced shortly, which will aid me in this goal and provide opportunities to expand my skills even further."


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