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Alexander Albon

Williams confirm Albon treated at medical centre after Qatar GP

Alexander Albon finished 13th on the road, but suffered in the intense heat during the Qatar Grand Prix.

Albon Qatar
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Williams has issued an update on Alexander Albon's condition following the Qatar Grand Prix.

Several drivers complained about the intense conditions they experienced during the race, as temperatures reached the limit for some in the cockpit.

Team-mate Logan Sargeant had to retire from the race early due to "intense dehydration," with Aston Martin's Lance Stroll admitting he was even losing consciousness at times such was the physicality of conditions.

Williams confirmed in a statement: "Following the Qatar GP, Alex was taken to the medical centre to be treated for acute heat exposure. He has now been assessed and cleared by the medical team."

Albon managed to finish 13th on the road, after briefly running in the points for much of the race, although he was hit with track limits time penalties.

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