Lawson impressed the paddock after securing his first-ever Formula 1 points haul at the Singapore Grand Prix and has also consistently outperformed his teammate, Yuki Tsunoda - who has been guaranteed a seat next year.
But despite receiving praise from Red Bull, he fell short of securing a 2024 spot, with Ricciardo also confirmed to have cemented his position at AlphaTauri.
Currently, only one seat is available at Williams, but it is believed that Lawson will continue as Red Bull's reserve driver provided he is guaranteed a 2025 promotion.
Ricciardo replaced Nyck de Vries after just 10 races, with the expectation that the move positioned him on the path to potentially reclaiming the Red Bull seat from the struggling Sergio Perez.
However, given the speculation that Perez could possibly lose his seat to Ricciardo after a series of underwhelming results, Lawson could well return to the grid earlier than expected.
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