'It's too early to announce anything' - Nicholas Latifi not confirming 2020 Williams race deal

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Nicholas Latifi is not willing to confirm that he will make his Formula 1 race debut with Williams in 2020.

Le Journal de Montreal newspaper is certain that the well-funded 24-year-old Canadian will be George Russell's next teammate.

Still too early

But Latifi, whose billionaire father Michael co-owns McLaren, is not admitting that.

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"It's too early to announce anything," he said in Austin.


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However, he does admit that he will not be returning to Formula 2 in 2020. He looks set to finish the F1 feeder series second overall this year.

"After four years in F2, I have to move on. After Abu Dhabi, I will be finished there," said Latifi.

As for F1 and Williams, however, he has little to say.

"I will do another practice session in Brazil, and then I will focus on the last Formula 2 race in Abu Dhabi. Nothing has been decided about next season, but I want to become an F1 driver for Williams. We'll see," he said.

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