F1 2023 news, Alpine, McLaren, rivalry, Otmar Szafnauer, Zak Brown, Oscar Piastri, Daniel Ricciardo, driver market, contracts, silly season

Alpine boss Otmar Szafnauer says he’s happy that he lost the battle for Oscar Piastri’s contract because his team has ended up with a better driver line-up. Alpine went through a public break-up with former protégé Piastri when the Australian revealed in the middle of the season that he would leave the French team’s junior … Read more

Oscar Piastri: Alpine agree deal to allow early release to McLaren for outgoing driver

Oscar Piastri was at the center of a major Formula 1 controversy over the summer as he left Alpine for McLaren; the 21-year-old Australian will now be able to drive for McLaren in post-season test in Abu Dhabi Last Updated: 12/11/22 3:56pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Andreas Seidl and … Read more

Who is Oscar Piastri, the new McLaren F1 driver replacing Daniel Ricciardo?

Oscar Piastri has been the talk of the Formula 1 paddock over the past month, with McLaren announcing he will join the team in 2023. The young Australian will take the seat of countryman Daniel Ricciardo, who will part ways with the British team after two seasons. Piastri comes in with credentials few young drivers … Read more

Mark Webber apologised to Daniel Ricciardo for Oscar Piastri backstabbing, McLaren contract

Daniel Ricciardo may be struggling to get it together on the F1 track right now but off the track, he’s once again showing nothing but class. Ricciardo finished 17th at the Dutch Grand Prix after qualifying 18th in what was far from an ideal weekend. Watch Every Practice, Qualifying & Race of the 2022 FIA … Read more

F1 2022: Why Oscar Piastri isn’t the villain in contract saga with Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren, Alpine,

Oscar Piastri isn’t the villain in the McLaren-Alpine-Daniel Ricciardo saga. The 21-year-old was officially confirmed as Australia’s next Formula One driver on Friday night as the FIA’s Contract Recognition Board announced Piastri’s contract to race for McLaren in 2023 has been certified. Although Piastri is set to write his own chapter in Australia’s proud F1 … Read more

Dutch GP: Ferrari edge Lewis Hamilton in Practice Two as Max Verstappen’s home struggles continue

Charles Leclerc set the pace in Practice Two, putting himself just +0.004s ahead of his team-mate Carlos Sainz; Max Verstappen struggles on his home track; watch Practice 3 at 11am on Saturday followed by Qualifying at 2pm, with build-up from 1pm all live on Sky Sports F1 By Megan Wellens and Emma Thurston Last Updated: … Read more

Pierre Gasly to sign with Alpine, reports, Oscar Piastri signs with McLaren, Daniel Ricciardo

AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly has reportedly signed for Alpine in a deal which could spell disaster for one Australin F1 star. The Race has reported Alpine and AlphaTauri have negotiated for Gasly to exit Red Bull and join the French outfit and answer one of the big questions as the wild mid-season break continues to spill … Read more

Jack Doohan emerges for Alpine seat, Oscar Piastri, Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren

The ongoing turmoil consuming Alpine and McLaren has sent the Formula 1 rumor mill into overdrive. Drivers far and wide have been linked to vacant seats in 2023 with two Aussies finding themselves right in the thick of it all. Watch Every Practice, Qualifying & Race of the 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship™ Live … Read more

Oscar Piastri and Daniel Ricciardo: Sky Sports F1 team debate transfer saga and what next in driver market

YouTube Due to your consent preferences, you’re not able to view this Privacy Options Oscar Piastri has put his reputation at risk and will be under a “huge amount of pressure” if he joins McLaren next season, while Daniel Ricciardo should consider a move to Haas, say the Sky Sports F1 pundits. In a bumper … Read more

F1 2022: Daniel Ricciardo, Oscar Piastri relationship after McLaren move, Aussies haven’t spoken at all

Daniel Ricciardo says he has not spoken to fellow Aussie Oscar Piastri throughout their extraordinary contract storm. The McLaren driver on Friday morning (AEST) at the Belgian Grand Prix spoke to the media for the first time since his sacking from McLaren was confirmed. The 33-year-old is reportedly set to walk away with a pay … Read more