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Oscar Piastri: Red Bull boss Christian Horner ‘regrets’ not taking option to look at Australian driver

“There was an opportunity for Red Bull to look at him at the time and we didn’t take up that option, which is something that I regret,” Christian Horner said; Oscar Piastri has now signed to race for McLaren from next season after a contract tussle with Renault-owned Alpine Last Updated: 21/09/22 10:48pm Red Bull […]

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Oscar Piastri: New McLaren signing opens up on ‘bizarre and upsetting’ Alpine F1 exit and team behaviour

Oscar Piastri says he twice told Alpine he would be leaving the team before they “falsely” announced him as a 2023 driver; In his first interview since being confirmed at McLaren for 2023, Piastri says whole saga was “bizarre and upsetting” By Matt Morlidge at Zandvoort Last Updated: 03/09/22 9:58am New McLaren signing Oscar Piastri […]

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McLaren sign Oscar Piastri: The talking points and what now for Alpine and Daniel Ricciardo

McLaren have won the Oscar Piastri battle but could Alpine win the war? That is one of the theories after a wild transfer saga ended on Friday, as Sky Sports delves into the talking points from the Contract Recognition Board’s ruling… By Matt Morlidge at Zandvoort Last Updated: 02/09/22 7:50pm Why McLaren swooped for Piastri […]

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FIA side with McLaren over Alpine in Oscar Piastri saga

Oscar Piastri will drive for McLaren next season after the Contract Recognition Board (CRB) said it was the only valid deal with the youngster. The CRB confirmed Piastri was free to race for the team in 2023 and 2024 as per their agreement.  The report said: “The only contract to be recognised by the Board is […]

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Oscar Piastri and Daniel Ricciardo: Sky Sports F1 team debate transfer saga and what next in driver market

YouTube Due to your consent preferences, you’re not able to view this Privacy Options Oscar Piastri has put his reputation at risk and will be under a “huge amount of pressure” if he joins McLaren next season, while Daniel Ricciardo should consider a move to Haas, say the Sky Sports F1 pundits. In a bumper […]

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Daniel Ricciardo to leave McLaren at end of 2023 season as team eye wantaway Alpine driver Oscar Piastri

Daniel Ricciardo is expected to be replaced at McLaren next season by fellow Australian Oscar Piastri; Ricciardo is currently without a seat for the 2023 campaign; watch the Belgian GP this weekend, live on Sky Sports F1, with first practice live at 1pm on Friday Last Updated: 24/08/22 3:03pm Daniel Ricciardo will leave McLaren at […]

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FIA break silence on Daniel Ricciardo and Oscar Piastri mess as statement released

The FIA has broken its silence over the Oscar Piastri and Daniel Ricciardo driver debacle at McLaren and Alpine. FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem claimed the FIA would solve the issue through their own means instead of teams having to go to court. He posted: “The FIA’s Driver Contract Recognition Board (CRB) was set up […]

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Daniel Ricciardo: Alpine not ruling out return for Formula 1 2023 as Oscar Piastri mess opens door

Daniel Ricciardo has reportedly been told by McLaren that they are planning to sign Oscar Piastri for 2023 – so could the 32-year-old return to the Renault family with Alpine? Team boss Otmar Szafnauer has his say on Ricciardo Last Updated: 08/08/22 6:08am Daniel Ricciardo could be driving for Alpine in 2023 Alpine boss Otmar […]

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George Russell reacts as Alex Albon trolls Oscar Piastri and Alpine over new Williams deal

Albon’s announcement was clearly well-humoured. Piastri liked the tweet within five minutes of it being published.  Albon said in a Williams statement: “It’s really exciting to be staying with Williams Racing for 2023. and I look forward to seeing what we can achieve as a team in the remainder of this season and next year. […]

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Alex Albon trolls Oscar Piastri and Alpine as Williams star signs new contract extension

Alex Albon has hilariously mocked Alpine and Oscar Piastri’s dispute from yesterday while announcing his own contract extension at Williams. It’s been a busy start to the summer break for all the wrong reasons for Alpine with Fernando Alonso leaving to join Aston Martin. But there was even more chaos yesterday when Alpine announced that […]