Now, Chandhok has questioned that decision, suggesting that Lawson may just have the edge over Tsunoda.
"When you compare Liam vs Yuki and you compare Daniel vs Yuki, did Yuki really outperform Liam more than Daniel or the other way round, did Daniel outperform Yuki more than Liam did? Probably not," Chandhok posed on the Sky Sports F1 podcast.
"So, in some ways, I feel bad that Liam hasn't got the nod for next year, there's obviously commercial reasons why they had to retake Yuki but you do wonder whether Daniel and Liam would be the more optimal lineup for them going into 2024."
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