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Ricciardo set to join Red Bull F1 as third driver in 2023, claims Marko

Daniel Ricciardo is set to join Red Bull as a third driver in Formula 1 for 2023, as per Helmut Marko.

Eight-time fabulous prix champ Ricciardo won’t race in F1 one year from now after his exit from McLaren was affirmed back in August.

The Australian investigated a few choices to stay on the F1 lattice, in any case directed concentration toward protecting a save job for the following year with the objective of then getting back to hustling in 2024.

The capability of a re-visitation of Red Bull Dashing in a save job had been mooted as of late. Ricciardo hustled for the group somewhere in the range of 2014 and 2018, scoring seven of his eight successes for the group and two times completing third in the big showdown.

Albeit no conventional declaration has been made by the group, Red Bull counselor Marko guaranteed Ricciardo was set to sign as a third driver for the following year, demonstrating the job would be mainly connecting with diplomat occasions and show runs.

Ricciardo was likewise perceived to have drawn in interest from Mercedes in its proceeded with post for a save driver in 2023.

Yet, Marko said in the very interview that Liam Lawson, who has dashed in Recipe 2 for the beyond two seasons, would satisfy the save job across Red Bull and AlphaTauri one year from now.

Lawson highlighted for Red Bull in FP1 at the Yas Marina Circuit on Friday, completing fifth, yet is concentrated program in Japan one year from now.

A transition to Red Bull for Ricciardo would see him interface back up with the group whose youthful driver program he addressed through the lesser positions.

After a portion of a season with the backmarker HRT crew in 2011, Ricciardo connected up with Toro Rosso, Red Bull’s F1 B-group, for 2012 preceding getting approval to supplant Imprint Webber as the senior crew from 2014.

Ricciardo crushed reigning title holder partner Sebastian Vettel in their main season together at Red Bull, scoring wins in Canada, Hungary and Belgium. Vettel left toward the finish of the 2014 to be supplanted by Daniil Kvyat, who went on until four races into the 2016 mission prior to being supplanted by Max Verstappen.

Further wins with Red Bull followed for Ricciardo in Malaysia in 2016 and Azerbaijan in 2017 preceding closing down from the group with triumphs in China and Monaco in 2018.

He then, at that point, escaped to Renault, later uncovering it seemed like Red Bull had floated towards being Verstappen’s group. A two-year stretch followed with the French producer before he joined McLaren, getting through a precarious several seasons except for his success at Monza last year.

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