Many have questioned whether Lance Stroll deserves to have his seat in Formula 1.
Lance Stroll needs to prove his critics wrong this season and prove that he deserves his Formula 1 seat. Stroll is heading into his third Formula 1 season and many believe that the driver needs to prove that there is more to him than just money.
Williams chief technical officer Paddy Lowe spoke about Stroll last season.
“With Lance, his second year in Formula 1, my personal view is that in hindsight he came into Formula 1 too early,” Lowe told RACER.
“There are a number of reasons for that, but I think he would have been better to come a year later when he was better prepared.”
Lance Stroll thinks differently but acknowledges that he has developed as a driver.
“I do believe that I’m a more complete driver than I was one year ago,” Stroll said at the end of the 2018 campaign.
“I just haven’t been able to demonstrate that due to the package, which is the nature of the sport. Some years it goes like that and you have to accept that as a driver.”
Stroll will hope that he can prove himself as a fast driver in 2019 and put an end to all of the criticism.