Daniel Ricciardo to drive AlphaTauri subsequent season© AFP
Daniel Ricciardo and Yuki Tsunoda will drive for AlphaTauri in subsequent season’s Method One championship, the group introduced Saturday, with stand-in Liam Lawson dropping again to order. New Zealander Lawson has pushed the final three races for AlphaTauri as a substitute for Ricciardo, who broke his hand in follow final month. Lawson had a dream efficiency ultimately weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix, knocking world champion Max Verstappen out of qualifying after which ending the race in ninth place.
The 21-year-old is ready to drive in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka.
However he’ll make method subsequent season for Australian veteran Ricciardo, who joined AlphaTauri in July as a substitute for underperforming Dutchman Nyck de Vries.
“Following the progress we’ve already made and the plans for the long run, it is an thrilling time for the group,” Ricciardo mentioned in a press release launched by AlphaTauri.
“We’re constructing and it’s a nice feeling.
“There’s a number of work to do however we’re on track and there’s a lot to sit up for.”
Japanese driver Tsunoda will return for his fourth season with AlphaTauri.
“I am wanting ahead to persevering with to struggle and collaborate with the group and Daniel,” mentioned the 23-year-old.
“Clearly, I will push as a lot as potential for the remainder of the season and past, to progress as a driver.”
AlphaTauri are at present backside of the constructors’ standings, having picked up solely 5 factors