Zak Brown irked by Otmar Szafnauer’s ‘very unfair’ criticism of Oscar Piastri : PlanetF1

Zak Brown believes his Alpine counterpart Otmar Szafnauer was unfair and incorrect with his critical words aimed at Oscar Piastri. McLaren and Alpine were involved in one of Formula 1’s strangest contract disputes during 2022. Piastri snubbed Alpine’s promotion after they had announced that he would take the seat to be vacated by Fernando Alonso, … 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

Alpine to make McLaren wait for the services of Oscar Piastri : PlanetF1

Oscar Piastri will race with McLaren from 2023, but the team do not expect his current employer Alpine to grant an early release. Piastri, Alpine and McLaren found themselves before Formula 1’s Contract Recognition Board in what was one of the strangest sagas that the series has seen. After it was confirmed that Fernando Alonso … Read more

Nico Rosberg’s own career shows why he’s wrong about Oscar Piastri : PlanetF1

Diving straight in at the deep end for his 2023 debut season, what must Oscar Piastri achieve at McLaren to ensure he remains a permanent F1 fixture? Nico Rosberg is in no doubt. Holding up the ‘your team-mate is the ultimate benchmark’ placard, the former World Champion says Piastri must get the better of Lando … Read more

daniel ricciardo: F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo to be replaced by Oscar Piastri. Find out why

Daniel Ricciardo is an F1 driver from Australia who races for McLaren but would now be replaced as the last F1 team to hire him. Oscar Piastri, a 21-year-old Australian driver, will take his place. At the moment, Daniel Ricciardo is without an F1 seat to start the new season and his team of negotiators … Read more

daniel ricciardo: F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo to be replaced by Oscar Piastri. Find out why

Daniel Ricciardo is an F1 driver from Australia who races for McLaren but would now be replaced as the last F1 team to hire him. Oscar Piastri, a 21-year-old Australian driver, will take his place. At the moment, Daniel Ricciardo is without an F1 seat to start the new season and his team of negotiators … Read more

McLaren saga will follow Oscar Piastri “even if he matches Michael Schumacher” : PlanetF1

Laurent Rossi believes the manner of his exit from Alpine will always stick with Oscar Piastri even if he goes on to become a great success. The 21-year-old is tipped to be the next big thing in Formula 1 but is entering the sport in difficult circumstances having become the center of a very public … Read more

Alex Palou denies he was second choice for McLaren after Oscar Piastri : PlanetF1

Alex Palou’s potential McLaren future was never linked to Oscar Piastri’s, the IndyCar driver saying they were “two stories”. McLaren announced in July they’d signed Palou to ‘race for McLaren starting in 2023’. But in what series they did not say. The McLaren announcement came just hours after his current IndyCar team Chip Ganassi confirmed … Read more

Oscar Piastri: Nico Rosberg predicts ‘big challenge’ at McLaren, while Red Bull ‘regret’ not signing youngster

“Daniel [Ricciardo] is a multiple race winner, one of the best drivers in the world, and has found it unbelievably tough against Lando [Norris]. Oscar [Piastri] is brand new to this sport!”; Sky Sports F1’s Nico Rosberg has his say on McLaren’s new driver line-up Last Updated: 21/09/22 3:50pm Sky Sports F1’s Nico Rosberg has … Read more