Daniel Ricciardo switches to McLaren. But also to guide the driver makes him the British tradition team? Maybe. According to McLaren team boss Andreas Seidl, but not number one.
In an interview with 'Sky' said Seidl: "I can assure you: as Long as I am a team boss, there's the beginning of a season, never a number 1 role in a Team." What could happen in the further course of the year, in addition to Seidl does not speak.
McLaren could not afford, but "in the light of the journey we still have ahead of us," to focus only on a driver. "For me it is important," says Seidl, "the fact that we have a strong Team, where we work together." Two equal drivers that will be required.Seidl expects "wonderful working" Duo
such A constellation have already worked in the past year, with Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz "wonderful," Seidl more. "I think this will work in the future is wonderful with Daniel."
Norris had been given the 2019 with McLaren, its formula 1 debut and the season with 49 points (best performance: sixth place in Bahrain and Austria), in the championship, eleven to be completed.McLaren in the upward trend,
Ricciardo has been driving since 2011 in the formula 1 and come to the stations of HRT to McLaren, Toro Rosso, Red Bull and Renault. 171 part of the race and seven Wins, the Australian is one to the most experienced drivers in the field. 2014 and 2016, he won for Red Bull, respectively, ranking third in the world championship standings.
McLaren, in turn, seems to have the weak Honda-years 2015 to 2017 is now definitively left behind. Since 2018, the team, with Renault showing a clear, drives upward trend and scored the world Cup-positions six and four, 2019 in addition, the first formula 1 Podium since 2014.
This article was written by Stefan Ehlen
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