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It is no secret that Nicholas Latifi's position at Williams is insecure, with his performances in 2022 being exceptionally disappointing.

Alex Albon has comprehensively battered the Canadian driver in both race and qualifying this season, and with several drivers knocking on the door for an F1 seat, the pressure is piling on.

Nicholas Latifi contributes significant financial sums to the Williams team, with Spanish journalist Sergio Rodriguez quoting $45 million as the annual contribution Laitifi makes, putting into context why the British team has been so reluctant to release him previously. 

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Speaking to gpfans, however, Latifi has admitted that his future in F1 is not guaranteed;

"I would be lying if I told you that my place on the team is secure. I am aware the situation must change."

However, he believes the precariousness of his position is "no more than all the other drivers whose contract expires at the end of this season."

After almost two and a half years in F1, there is little evidence to suggest that Latifi will take a step in performance significant enough to justify his position. 

The change of ownership at Williams should mean that driver ability is prioritised over sponsorship when selecting drivers, and with Alpine eager to secure Oscar Piastri's future, it seems the winds of change are afoot at Williams.