October 4, 2022
Alex Albon crashes out of Italian Grand Prix with appendicitis

File photo of Alex Albon.© AFP

Alex Albon will miss this weekend’s Formula One Italian Grand Prix after coming down with appendicitis, his teammate Williams announced on Saturday. “Williams Racing can confirm that after feeling unwell this morning and seeking medical advice from the FIA ​​and local hospital, Alex Albon is now undergoing treatment for appendicitis,” the team said in a statement. “Alex is in good spirits and the team wishes him a speedy recovery.”

Williams said Formula 2 and Formula E champion Nyck De Vries will attend Saturday’s practice session for the 26-year-old Albon and qualify before making his F1 debut with Nicolas Latifi on Sunday.

Albon, who finished 11th and 10th in Friday’s two practice sessions, has scored four points this season in the Drivers’ Championship.

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