Logan Sargeant secures Tremendous License, F1 seat for 2023
Logan Sargeant will race in Components 1 for Williams in 2023 after ending the Components 2 championship in fourth place, securing his Tremendous License.
The American was introduced as a Williams driver again at the USA Grand Prix, however with the caveat that he needed to safe his Tremendous License on the closing spherical of the F2 season in Abu Dhabi. After a robust qualifying efficiency Sargeant was in a position to end the reverse grid race in sixth, and he then adopted that with a managed drive in Sunday’s characteristic race.
Operating within the factors for almost all of the race, Sargeant benefited from Alpine teen Jack Doohan retiring with a unfastened wheel when in competition for victory, and after overtaking Roy Nissany with a ravishing transfer across the exterior of Flip 9, after which a reliability situation for Theo Pourchaire, Sargeant completed fifth.
The Floridian put strain on Dennis Hauger for fourth on the ultimate lap as another place would have secured him third within the drivers’ championship, however Liam Lawson’s podium helped the Crimson Bull junior leap his Carlin team-mate for third place. Sargeant nonetheless finally ends up as the highest rookie in fourth, with the 30 Tremendous License factors added to his current 30, and bonuses more likely to see him exceed 60 general.
With the championship positions finalized Sargeant’s drive with Williams is formally confirmed, and he’ll participate within the Younger Driver Take a look at in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday as he continues his preparations forward of turning into the primary full-time American on the F1 grid since Scott Velocity in 2007.