Daniel Ricciardo has put ahead his situations for the 2024 season of Components 1 and is anticipating a headstart to the season with a high crew as an alternative of “ranging from scratch.”
After being chosen as Crimson Bull’s third driver, Daniel Ricciardo has been anticipating quite a bit to renew his Components 1 profession as a everlasting driver on the grid. Earlier as properly, he had talked about that he would favor to hitch a high crew as an alternative of a backside tier crew.
Once more, in an interview with the BBC’s Prime Gear, when he was requested in regards to the lack of seats there can be within the subsequent season, he acknowledged that he wasn’t frightened about it. The Australian mentioned:
“It doesn’t scare me. It’s at all times been like that. And I knew this was going to be a threat clearly eradicating myself from a seat. However I feel it’s clear what I don’t need. I don’t need [just] any seat subsequent 12 months… I don’t need to simply begin from zero, and type of construct my [F1] profession from scratch.”
Daniel Ricciardo spent two years at McLaren, which was quite unsatisfactory by way of efficiency. Though it was mentioned that he was unable to acquaint himself with the automotive, the crew terminated his contract on the finish of the 2022 season.
Publish that, he did not have a everlasting seat with any crew, nevertheless, his previous crew Crimson Bull determined to maintain him as their reserve driver for this season, securing his place within the sport.
Daniel Ricciardo not afraid of the shortage of seats within the 2024 season
Most groups have multiple-year contracts with their drivers, and people who do not, have been performing properly sufficient to safe one. Nevertheless, this doesn’t scare Daniel Ricciardo, who’s assured about his efficiency with the highest groups, and therefore, believes that he could have a everlasting seat subsequent season. He mentioned:
“It’s not coming from an conceited place. However I’m simply previous that. I don’t suppose that’s going to stimulate me or give me that second wind I’m in search of. So it makes the highest seats even scarcer. However that’s the place I do know I can carry out at my greatest and thrive.”
Ricciardo talked about that he had fun attempting Crimson Bull’s simulator on the primary day with the crew. There are fewer probabilities that the Australian will get an opportunity to race this season, nevertheless, it might assist him with getting a seat subsequent season with a high crew.