Ricciardo has no points with not getting McLaren F1 Singapore updates

The brand new improve bundle features a new flooring and sidepods, with Norris getting precedence on it for Singapore as Ricciardo will take supply of it subsequent weekend in Japan.

The Australian acknowledged that the Woking group could not prepared sufficient components to equip each automobiles this weekend, and that Norris was given first go as a result of he’s staying and thus has to study as a lot as he can heading into 2023.

“Lando has obtained it,” Ricciardo stated when requested by Motorsport.com concerning the upgrades. “Simply with time and no matter, sources in the end, we’ll each have it in Japan, however this weekend, it is simply him.

“And I suppose the following query is why him? Plenty of its improvement as properly, and path for 2023. So it is just about that.

“And clearly, he is right here subsequent yr, I am not, so for him to get one other weekend to offer the group suggestions and clearly path for subsequent yr, that is in the end the explanation.”

Ricciardo downplayed any suggestion that he’s shedding out as a result of he’s exiting the group on the finish of the season.

“This weekend he will get the replace, however so far as I do know in Japan, I am going to have precisely the identical as him.

McLaren MCL36 side detail

McLaren MCL36 facet element

Picture by: Giorgio Piola

“Clearly shifting ahead, perhaps if there’s one different… I imply, I feel that is it now, this shall be our final replace. So I’d say as of Japan I foresee us having the identical stuff till the tip of the yr.

“Once more, if there may be perhaps one half with a view of 2023, I am going to most likely assume he will get it. However I feel this weekend might be the one one the place there shall be that distinction.”

Ricciardo acknowledged that there might be some profit in having an unchanged automotive heading into the weekend, moderately than having to adapt to the brand new components.

“I imply, usually you need it, do not get me flawed, but it surely’s not so simple as, okay, we will bolt it on, you are going to go five-tenths faster.

“I sort of hope it is faster, as a result of then which means Japan appears good. However let’s have a look at. However once more, for me, it is going to be acquainted. So hit the bottom operating, not a nasty factor. However time will inform.”

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