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Drive to Survive star predicts F1 SACKING imminent

Drive to Survive star predicts F1 SACKING imminent

Drive to Survive star predicts F1 SACKING imminent

Drive to Survive star predicts F1 SACKING imminent

Former Haas team principal Guenther Steiner has delivered his verdict on a questionable contract within the Formula 1 grid.

Known for his hilarious quips and outspoken manner, Steiner became a worldwide phenomenon after the Netflix documentary Drive to Survive transformed him into a star.

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Since his shock departure from the only American team in the paddock, Steiner has taken to guest appearances and punditry duties to the delight of his fans across the globe.

Appearing on The Red Flags Podcast, the 59-year-old was encouraged to ‘speculate wildly’ why Logan Sargeant’s contract has not been cut short despite frequent poor performance.

Steiner said: “First of all, you always try to work with the people you have got you know.

“You need to show in a team that you try to do the best, obviously at some stage, enough is enough. It’s like: Why are we doing this you know?

Logan Sargeant has only ever scored one point in his F1 career
Sargeant has been Williams' number two driver beside Alex Albon since 2023

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Are Sargeant's days numbered?

Since signing with Williams in 2023, Sargeant has consistently been outperformed by team-mate Alex Albon, who just secured an extension to race with the team until at least 2026.

Following a controversial decision by team principal James Vowles, Sargeant was forced to donate his chassis to Albon in Australia after the British-Thai driver damaged it beyond repair during practice.

Many critics took to social media to brand the tactics as 'unfair', whilst others questioned why Williams continue to give Sargeant a seat in the first place.

With a contract lasting at the Grove-based outfit until the end of the current season, Steiner pondered if he'll make it that far.

“I think it will go to the end, but I think if it’s got a few more [performances] like this [in Canada] before the summer break, after the summer break maybe there’s somebody else in the cockpit" he added.

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