Daniel Ricciardo’s telling publish after Oscar Piastri saga

F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo (pictured) walking before a race.

McLaren driver Daniel Ricciardo (pictured) took to Instagram to publish a photograph of his vacation, with out addressing the hypothesis round his contract. (Getty Photographs)

Aussie F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo has achieved his finest to disregard the speak of the motorsport world after posting a photograph of himself having fun with his vacation with out mentioning the drama involving Oscar Piastri.

Piastri despatched Method One right into a spin final week when he introduced he wouldn’t be driving for Alpine subsequent 12 months, regardless of the motorsport crew showing to announce he could be elevated to a driving seat.

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Alpine supported the younger Melbourne driver’s junior profession as he gained F3 and F2 championships in 2020 and 2021, however have been additionally hit with a double blow as Fernando Alonso jumped ship to Aston Martin.

Piastri’s resolution sparked hypothesis that he might be on his approach to McLaren.

This is able to see him exchange veteran driver Ricciardo because the second driver within the crew.

McLaren have each Ricciardo and Lando Norris beneath contract for 2023, with the British crew prone to need to pay out the rest of the underperforming Ricciardo’s contract in the event that they resolve to pursue different choices.

Whatever the experiences, Ricciardo has been praised for the way he has handled the drama.

And Ricciardo remained his upbeat self and appeared to disregard the swirling hypothesis whereas on vacation.

The Australian posted a photograph of himself from what gave the impression to be his California base with the caption: ‘Hiya’.

Ricciardo was clearly having fun with his time within the solar.

Aussie F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo (pictured) enjoying a swim.

Aussie F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo (pictured) is on vacation and opted to not handle the hypothesis round his contract. (Picture: Instagram)

Daniel Ricciardo’s McLaren drama

Ricciardo has a contract till the top of 2023 and lately indicated he had no intention of leaving the crew, the place he was decided to see out the deal.

If his exit from McLaren is to be confirmed, it appears to be like as if the crew must comply with pay the Aussie driver out of his contract to ensure that him to stroll away on the finish of the season.

The 33-year-old was signed from Renault on the finish of 2020 however, other than profitable final 12 months’s Italian Grand Prix in opposition to the percentages, has didn’t reside as much as expectations on the former champions.

Ricciardo has battled via a troublesome 12 months with McLaren in 2022 sitting at twelfth within the championship ladder.

He has picked up 4 High-10 finishes and sits on 19 factors.

His final High 10 end was on the French GP the place he got here in at ninth.

Aussie talent Oscar Piastri (pictured) before an F2 race.

Aussie expertise Oscar Piastri (pictured) precipitated a stir in F1 after denying he had signed for Alpine in 2023 after the crew claimed he could be becoming a member of as a driver with Ocon in a press release. (Getty Photographs)

Whatever the hypothesis, Ricciardo has been praised for the way he has handled the all encompassing drama.

The saga began when Alpine introduced Piastri as their 2023 driver, however the announcement was shortly rejected from the Aussie.

“I perceive that, with out my settlement, Alpine F1 have put out a press launch late this afternoon that I’m driving for them subsequent 12 months,” Piastri mentioned in a press release that promptly went viral.

“That is incorrect and I’ve not signed a contract with Alpine for 2023. I can’t be driving for Alpine subsequent 12 months.”

Including to the intrigue, Alpine’s crew principal this week commented on the potential of Ricciardo returning to the French crew – which was previously generally known as Renault.

with AAP

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