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Alex Albon secured his second points finish of the season in Miami, keeping Williams within touching distance of Aston Martin in the standings. 

The Thai driver has been heralded for his consistently impressive performances this season but insists there is more to come. 

Speaking to The-Race, Albon emphasised that Williams were contenders for a top 10 finish throughout the weekend. 

"If you look at the whole weekend, I’d say this is much less surprising than Melbourne.

We were in the top 10 for two out of three practice sessions and we were genuinely there – it wasn’t low fuel or anything like that".

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Williams was certainly among the key talking points after Friday practice, with Albon setting lap times fast enough for the top 10. 

Qualifying was underwhelming for Williams, with Albon and Latifi lining up 18th and 19th respectively for the Grand Prix. 

It cannot be said Albon had the pure pace for points, but it is also true that top 10 finishers are often the beneficiaries of retirements, one way or another. 

Williams will need notable improvements to contest for anything higher than ninth place, but their new signing gives them the promise of something better, so long as they can produce the machinery to content. 

Albon hasn't finished below 11th in any of the last three F1 Grand Prix, so if this consistency can be met with a more formidable package, the Grove-based team can begin to pull themselves up from the back of the grid.