#sports Oscar Piastri signed for McLaren NINE DAYS before Daniel Ricciardo's defiant social media post

#sports Oscar Piastri signed for McLaren NINE DAYS before Daniel Ricciardo’s defiant social media post

#sports activities Oscar Piastri signed for McLaren NINE DAYS before Daniel Ricciardo’s defiant social media post

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REVEALED: Oscar Piastri signed for McLaren NINE DAYS before Daniel Ricciardo’s defiant social media post that he would keep till 2023 – whereas group boss insisted they have been ‘dedicated’ to axed Aussie three weeks AFTER changing him

  • Oscar Piastri signed for McLaren before Daniel Ricciardo’s defiant Twitter post 
  • McLaren introduced on Friday that the younger gun has signed for subsequent season 
  • However, the timeline of McLaren’s pursuit for Piastri has prompted confusion
  • Piastri signed on July 4, whereas Ricciardo mentioned he’s staying 9 days later
  • Andreas Seidl claims that Ricciardo knew when Piastri had been signed 

Eagle-eyed followers and pundits have famous an inconsistency with the timeline surrounding Oscar Piastri’s signing for McLaren after the teenager’s seat was confirmed for subsequent season.

Piastri, 21, has lengthy been linked with the seat occupied by Daniel Ricciardo for 2023, with the veteran Australian’s under-par performances this season casting big uncertainty round his future. 

Last week, McLaren confirmed Formula One’s worst saved secret by saying that Ricciardo would go away the group upon the conclusion of the 2022 season, with consideration turning to their authorized battle with Alpine to safe the providers of Formula 2 and Formula 3 champion Piastri.

Oscar Piastri signed for McLaren nine days before Daniel Ricciardo's social media post

Oscar Piastri signed for McLaren 9 days before Daniel Ricciardo’s social media post

The teenager appeared destined to drive for the French group having come by way of their driver academy, however dramatically snubbed them on social media after they’d introduced that he would change Fernando Alonso for 2023. 

And on Friday, McLaren confirmed that they’ve gained the authorized battle with their F1 rivals for Piastri’s signature, in an enormous increase for group boss Zak Brown after a disappointing marketing campaign.

Formula One’s Contract Recognition Board revealed that Piastri had signed for McLaren on July 4, however that revelation has thrown open an array of questions surrounding who knew what and when throughout their pursuit of the 21-year-old. 

The Formula One team announced that the young Australian would drive for them in 2023

The Formula One group introduced that the younger Australian would drive for them in 2023

Ricciardo posted on social media that he would stay in 2023 but CRB has revealed that McLaren had already signed Piastri nine days earlier

Ricciardo posted on social media that he would keep in 2023 however CRB has revealed that McLaren had already signed Piastri 9 days earlier

Nine days after Piastri signed for McLaren, Ricciardo shared an announcement on social media insisting that he would drive for the group in 2023, defiantly claiming ‘I nonetheless need this extra then ever.’

‘There have been plenty of rumors round my future in Formula 1, however I would like you to listen to it from me,’ he started. ‘I’m dedicated to McLaren till the top of subsequent yr and am not strolling away from the game.

‘Appreciate it hasn’t all the time been straightforward, however who desires straightforward! I’m working my a** off with the group to make enhancements and get the automotive proper and again to the entrance the place it belongs.

Moreover, McLaren chief Andreas Seidl said the team were 'committed' to Ricciardo on July 21

Moreover, McLaren chief Andreas Seidl mentioned the group have been ‘dedicated’ to Ricciardo on July 21

‘I nonetheless need this greater than ever. See you in Le Castellat. Daniel.’

Ricciardo’s assertion on July 13 would point out that he was not conscious that McLaren had signed Piastri 9 days earlier. On July 24, in an interview with Sky Sports, group boss Andreas Seidl insisted McLaren have been ‘dedicated’ to Ricciardo. 

‘[Ricciardo] is dedicated, we’re dedicated from our aspect, so [we] simply must maintain working exhausting collectively,’ he mentioned. 

Daily Mail Australia has contacted McLaren for remark. 

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