The Prince And I: the story of the last Thai F1 driver

Born in London to a Thai mother and British father, Albon joins the F1 grid at the same time as contemporaries Lando Norris and George Russell.
Interest in the progress of all three will be high, but whatever Albon’s ultimate achievements, he will do well to match the CV of Thailand’s only other F1 racer – Prince Birabongse Bhanudej Bhanubandh, or B. Bira as he was otherwise known.
But after the note was sent to experts at the University of London, it turned out it was written in Thai and addressed to Prince Bira.

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