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Daniel Ricciardo replaces Nick De Vries at AlphaTauri on mortgage for the remainder of the F1 year

Daniel Ricciardo replaces Nick De Vries at AlphaTauri on mortgage for the remainder of the F1 year


Daniel Ricciardo is again in Method A single just after Crimson Bull verified the Australian will substitute Nyck De Vries at AlphaTauri with quick outcome.

AlphaTauri, which is owned by Red Bull, parted strategies with the Dutch rookie on Tuesday right after he failed to acquire a solitary point in 10 races this time.

Ricciardo joins on financial loan from Pink Bull and will be driving for AlphaTauri for the remainder of the period, starting with the Hungarian Grand Prix subsequent week.

‘I am stoked to be again on keep track of with the Pink Bull loved ones,’ the Australian explained in a assertion.

AlphaTauri group principal Franz Tost extra: ‘I’m quite pleased to welcome Daniel back again into the crew. There is no question about his driving competencies, and he already knows many of us, so his integration will be easy and straight forward. 

Daniel Ricciardo is back in Formula One after Red Bull confirmed the Australian will replace Nyck De Vries at AlphaTauri

Daniel Ricciardo is back again in Method One following Purple Bull verified the Australian will swap Nyck De Vries at AlphaTauri

De Vries failed to score a single point for Alpha Tauri in 10 races this season

De Vries unsuccessful to rating a single stage for Alpha Tauri in 10 races this period

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‘The group will also earnings a ton from his working experience, as he is an eight-time Method 1 Grand Prix winner. 

‘I would like to thank Nyck for his important contribution in the course of his time with Scuderia AlphaTauri and I want him all the very best for the future.’ 

De Vries won the System Two title in 2019 and the System E planet championship with Mercedes the pursuing period. 

The Dutchman impressed on his System One debut final year, ending ninth at the Italian Grand Prix as he deputised for Alex Albon.

But he hasn’t been in a position to replicate his variety in his first period with Alpha Tauri and, alongside with fellow rookie Logan Sargeant, is the only driver still to score a point this year. 

Ricciardo returned to Red Bull as reserve driver this year following parting means with McLaren 12 months earlier than planned adhering to two unsuccessful seasons.

The 34-calendar year-aged was on keep track of at Silverstone on Tuesday for the initial time this time as Crimson Bull carried out a tyre check.

‘His periods through the tyre examination were being exceptionally aggressive,’ Red Bull staff principal Christian Horner said.

De Vries' best result with AlphaTauri this season was a 12th place finish in Monaco

De Vries’ very best outcome with AlphaTauri this time was a 12th area complete in Monaco

Ricciardo drove the Red Bull for the first time this season in a test on Tuesday

Ricciardo drove the Red Bull for the initially time this season in a check on Tuesday

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner (left) was impressed with Ricciardo's speed during the tyre test at Silverstone this week

Purple Bull group principal Christian Horner (left) was amazed with Ricciardo’s velocity during the tyre check at Silverstone this week 

‘It was a extremely extraordinary push and we are energized to see what the relaxation of the season delivers for Daniel on personal loan at Scuderia AlphaTauri.’

Ricciardo had vowed to continue to be in Method One particular after being replaced by Oscar Piastri at McLaren, but unsuccessful to land a spot on the grid for this period.

Speaking all through the Australian Grand Prix in April, Ricciardo mentioned he was only fascinated driving for a major team and not for one that will call for him to get started from scratch. 

His prospects of landing a seat this period appeared slender just after last thirty day period Crimson Bull staff advisor Helmut Marko hinted Kiwi driver Liam Lawson was in line to change De Vries.

The Australian, who received 7 races with Crimson Bull among 2014 and 2018, admitted final month that returning to the grid with the Austrian group would characterize a ‘fairytale finish’ to his Formulation A person job.

‘This for me would be like the fairytale,’ he explained to ESPN. 

Ricciardo was axed by McLaren at the end of last season after a dismal two years

Ricciardo was axed by McLaren at the conclusion of previous period following a dismal two yrs

‘Honestly, the fairytale ending [would be] to complete my career here if I could have it all my possess way.

‘But we’ll see. I’ll almost certainly have to get the job done my way up a minimal little bit, but it is truly great to be back again below.’

Ricciardo left McLaren at the stop of previous period, inspite of having continue to 12 months to run on his three-12 months offer.

He picked up 37 points in a dismal next calendar year with the Woking staff, a whopping 85 fewer than teammate Lando Norris, who scored details in 17 races. 

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