Oscar Piastri achieved one of the most coveted seats in F1; McLaren to one of the most promising driversthe australian pilot Oscar Piastri was ann
Oscar Piastri achieved one of the most coveted seats in F1; McLaren to one of the most promising drivers
the australian pilot Oscar Piastri was announced as pilot of McLaren for 2023, this after the novel that the team of woking with the team Alpinewhich announced the young man himself as his pilot for the following year, which was done without the consent of the former champion of Formula 2.
Both teams had an audience with the FIA and each expressed the points in their favor to have the 22-year-old Australian, but in the end it was determined that the British team was right and their contract is respected, while Alpine had a clause in which he could extend the pilot’s contract, but this agreement to be a pilot of Formula 1 it was not signed.
“I am extremely excited to make my debut in the F1 with a team as prestigious as McLaren and I am very grateful for the opportunity that has been given to me. The team has a long tradition of giving young talent a chance, and I’m looking forward to working hard alongside Lando to bring the team to the front of the grid. I am focused on preparing for my F1 debut in 2023 and starting my career in the F1 in papaya,” he said. Oscar Piastri after the ad.
Oscar Piastri achieved one of the most coveted seats in F1; McLaren to one of the most promising drivers. McLaren
For its part, Zack BrownCEO of McLaren He noted that “Oscar is one of the emerging talents coming to F1 and we are delighted to see him join the team for 2023.”
Zack Brown He pointed out that they are happy to have a young line-up, since the team’s first driver is lando norriswho competes this year alongside the experienced Daniel Ricciardo.
“Winning in both F3 and F2 in successive rookie seasons is a true achievement and a testament to his talent in single-seater racing. At Lando and Oscar we have a lineup of F1 young and exciting with great potential, which puts us in a good position to achieve our future ambitions. Oscar is an exciting addition to the McLaren family and we look forward to seeing him grow with our team of F1”, pointed out the manager.
We have signed 2021 F2 champion @OscarPiastri.
Oscar joins Lando to form our exciting F1 driver line-up from 2023. 👊
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— McLaren (@McLarenF1) September 2, 2022