Ricciardo replaces de Vries from the Hungarian Grand Prix
F1 race winner Daniel Ricciardo will make a sensational comeback to the System One World Championship because the Australian driver is ready to exchange AlphaTauri racer Nyck de Vries from the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Eight-time grand prix winner left F1 on the finish of final yr after McLaren and Ricciardo had terminated his contract a yr early, by mutual settlement. Though the Australian was searching for a race seat thereafter, he introduced ultimately yr’s Japanese Grand Prix that he wouldn’t be on the grid for the 2023 F1 season.
Ricciardo then elected to rejoin Crimson Bull Racing as a 3rd driver for the 2023 season. His function sees him full PR actions, help in simulator and manufacturing unit work.
In the present day marked the primary day that Ricciardo might get behind the wheel of a System One automotive as he was in motion at Silverstone, driving Crimson Bull’s present RB19 automotive in a Pirelli tyre check.
“I’m stoked to be again on monitor with the Crimson Bull household!” mentioned Ricciardo of his new posting, after impressing in his Silverstone check.
After the profitable check, Crimson Bull Racing’s sister group AlphaTauri revealed that Ricciardo will take the place of De Vries from Hungary onwards at AlphaTauri.
“I’m more than happy to welcome Daniel again into the group,” commented Franz Tost, AlphaTauri Group Principal. “There’s little question about his driving expertise, and he already is aware of many people, so his integration will probably be simple and straight ahead. The group will even revenue quite a bit from his expertise, as he’s an eight-time System 1 Grand Prix winner.”