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Logan Sargeant Is Coming Back to F1 in 2024

Sargeant will return to Williams Racing for his sophomore season.
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The American is back. Williams Racing announced that Logan Sargeant, the only American Formula 1 driver last season, is getting his rookie contract extended into 2024.

In his rookie 2023 season, Sargeant scored only one point but that lone point combined with his teammate Alex Albon’s 27 points to give Williams a mid-pack finish in the constructors’ championship. OK, so seventh place isn’t exactly mid-pack but it’s better than last place, which is where Williams sat at the end of the 2022 season, with just eight points. Of course, Albon contributed most of William’s points, but Sargeat proved enough talent and promise to earn another year with the team.

“Logan has demonstrated immense skill whilst under the pressure of the world stage, making him a perfect fit for our team,” said Williams Team Principal, James Vowles in a statement. “We have great confidence in his abilities and believe that together we can achieve even greater success in the upcoming season.”

“I am thrilled to be continuing with Williams Racing for the 2024 season,” said Sargeant. “It has been an incredible journey with the team so far, and I am grateful for the opportunity to continue developing as a driver within such a talented and dedicated group.”

Sargeart won races in Formula 4, Formula 3, and Formula 2, but the highest he placed in his rookie F1 season was 10th, which ironically came during the United States Grand Prix, in Austin, Texas. That tenth-place finish is what gave him his only point for the season.

Last year, the two Williams cars earned a reputation for being difficult to pass in a straight line, due to running lower downforce, netting them higher top speeds. It will be interesting to see how Williams adjusts its aero strategy for 2024 and if the combination of Albon and Sargeant can score more points and put Williams in a position to compete for a championship.

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