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'Thanks for sticking with me': British-born Thai driver Alex Albon thanks Red Bull team for believing in him as he takes his first EVER podium at the Tuscan Grand Prix following a frustrating start to his 2020 season Alex Albon finally got his maiden podium in Formula One at the Tuscan GP The Red Bull driver passed Daniel Ricciardo on lap 51 to seal a podium place  It comes at the right time due to his struggles so far during the 2020 season  Pressure piled on Albon following Pierre Gasly's Italian GP victory last week  REPORT: Lewis Hamilton claims 90th Formula One win after crazy Tuscan GP 

By Kieran Lynch For Mailonline

Published: 18:10 BST, 13 September 2020 | Updated: 01:58 BST, 14 September 2020

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Alex Albon thanked his Red Bull team for their confidence in him, after he scored his maiden Formula One podium at the Tuscan Grand Prix.

The British-born Thai driver produced a daring move around the outside of Renault's Daniel Ricciardo to seal third place, finishing not far behind the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.

It comes at the right time for Albon, who has struggled this season in the Red Bull in comparison to his team-mate Max Verstappen. 

Alex Albon was delighted after taking his first ever F1 podium at the Tuscan GP with 3rd place

Alex Albon was delighted after taking his first ever F1 podium at the Tuscan GP with 3rd place

He had to fight for the podium, passing Daniel Ricciardo for the position with eight laps to go

He had to fight for the podium, passing Daniel Ricciardo for the position with eight laps to go

Pierre Gasly's victory for the Red Bull feeder team AlphaTauri at the Italian Grand Prix last week only piled more pressure onto the 24-year-old. 

After Albon crossed the line to take

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