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Ricciardo signs with McLaren 5 months 1 week ago #186728

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Things have moved very quickly after the German spat the dummy or Ferrari offered a significantly reduced contract beyond 2020. Carlos Sainz won the prized seat and Daniel has taken his seat at McLaren who were probably the biggest improvers in 2019. I’d say these deals were done long ago. Daniel will move to McLaren in 2021.

But when will we see F1 return? Can they run without crowds? It’s a mega expensive sport so they need every cent they can earn.

www.perthnow.com.au/sport/f1/daniel-ricc...rrari-ng-b881548051z

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Ricciardo signs with McLaren 5 months 1 week ago #186747

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And McLaren will be powered by Mercedes engines from 2021 on. I think they are currently using Renault engines. So when everything is taken into account I think Daniel has made the best move possible.

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Ricciardo signs with McLaren 5 months 3 days ago #186893

The only problem is that Pat Fry who is the guy who engineered the improvements in McLaren last year is moving to another team....you guessed it...Renault.

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Ricciardo signs with McLaren 2 months 2 weeks ago #191544

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I reckon our boy Dan has either pulled off a master move choosing to sign with McLaren or he’s been kicked in the arse by a rainbow 🌈.

Ferrari are rooted until 2022 after being forced to turn down their power unit after being found guilty of some illegal downforce measures last year I believe.

And McLaren is already looking strong with the Renault power unit but will switch to Mercedes powered engines from next year.

Great 4th place on the weekend, his best result in a Renault I’m pretty sure. At the very least I expect he’ll be breathing down his old team mate Max Verstapen’s neck next year competing regularly for podiums.

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Ricciardo signs with McLaren 1 month 2 weeks ago #193926

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4th on the grid and 4th in the Belgian GP and his team mate Esteban Ocon snatched 5th on the last lap. Ricciardo was absolutely flying in the last 4 or 5 laps coming from about 14 seconds behind Verstappen to within 3 seconds on the last lap and scored an extra point for fastest lap of the race on the final lap. A first for Renault since they returned their factory team to F1.

Hope he's made the right move leaving Renault for McLaren next year, Renault seem to be coming good but Mclaren will be Mercedes powered next year.

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