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Albon to race for Toro Rosso F1 team in 2019

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LONDON (Reuters) – British-born Thai racer Alexander Albon will race for Toro Rosso next season, the Red Bull-owned Formula One team announced on Monday.

Albon, 22, finished third in this year’s Formula Two championship and had been due to compete for Nissan in the all-electric Formula E series. He will partner Russian Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso.

(Reporting by Alan Baldwin; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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