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Who should Alfa Romeo sign for 2022's F1 season?
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Who should Alfa Romeo sign for 2022's F1 season?

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OPINION: With Valtteri Bottas already signed up for 2022, all eyes are on the race for the second seat at Alfa Romeo next year. Antonio Giovinazzi is the current incumbent, but faces a tough competition from appealing short and long-term prospects

Although Formula 1's driver transfer market has colloquially become known as silly season, most of the moves in preparation for 2022 were condensed into the first half of last week. That said, given the brevity of summer in the UK, perhaps it counts as a season after all.

In review, Alfa Romeo first cemented the signing of Valtteri Bottas after Kimi Raikkonen formally announced his arguably overdue retirement from F1. That preceded George Russell's long-awaited move to Mercedes, which then opened the door for Williams to sign Alex Albon. Apart from the Aston Martin seats, which are due to remain occupied by Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll unless the unexpected happens, there is only one seat left unclaimed – an Alfa throne without a steward.

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