Before being announced He returned to AlphaTauri, Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull is back in F1 this Tuesday would have had a huge impactAccording to figures shared in the British press, he was assured of a good time to start on the front row at the British Grand Prix on Sunday.
Ricciardo, better than Cech?
The Australian tested the new Pirelli compounds, but Times achieved are not shared with the mediaThis did not deter the expert Lawrence Barrett He pointed out that it was an “impressive” performance, noting that he suffered two spins.
Sources say Ricciardo was fantastic In today’s Pirelli tire test with Red Bull, his first drive on the 2023 machines, and it His best lap would have been enough on the front row of the grid Sunday at the British Grand Prix.
However, other sources put his best lap of 1:27.415, seven tenths behind. Max VerstappenThis would have given him Finish eighth in the opening round Weekend. That result will be posted In a better position than Checo Perez, who started from 15th place.
Time to cheer up?
Ricciardo Tested hard composites In addition to those used over the weekend The track had a different temperatureIt is added that it is not known what time he would have reached.
“His times during tire testing They were very competitive. It was a very impressive move and we are excited to see what the rest of the season holds for Daniel on loan at Scuderia Alfadauri,” said a source quoted as saying. Glass.