Nyck de Vries to exchange Pierre Gasly at Alpine, Daniel Ricciardo to take a seat out 2023 F1 season


After a powerful efficiency on his Components 1 debut at September’s Italian Grand Prix, Nyck de Vries has been signed with AlphaTauri for the 2023 season, the group introduced on Saturday.

He’ll change Pierre Gasly, who is ready to hitch Alpine subsequent season. Gasly will change Fernando Alonso at Alpine, and has signed a multi-year contract with the group. Alonso is headed to Aston Martin subsequent season to exchange the retiring Sebastian Vettel.

Pierre Gasly

Pierre Gasly

Set to race alongside de Vries subsequent season on the Purple Bull Racing feeder group can be present driver Yuki Tsunoda.

De Vries is a proficient driver and already a world champion in Components E, having taken residence the 2020-21 title with Mercedes-Benz. He additionally has the 2019 Components 2 title, in addition to the Karting titles for 2010 and 2011.

On the current Italian Grand Prix, the place he crammed in for Williams driver Alex Albon, who was out because of a case of appendicitis, he managed to attain two factors, inserting him forward of Williams’ Nicholas Latifi, who at that time had zero factors with many of the season behind him. Latifi will depart Williams and certain F1 after 2022.

Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo may also depart F1 after 2022, after failing to discover a seat following the termination of his present contract with McLaren. Nevertheless, he stated throughout the previous weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix that he was targeted on returning to F1 in 2024, in line with Reuters.

Ricciardo beforehand raced with Alpine, when it was nonetheless Renault. There have been rumors he would possibly return to the squad however these chances are high gone with the signing of Gasly. Ricciardo joined McLaren in 2021, changing Ferrari-bound Carlos Sainz, and has gained a single race with the group, main a one-two end on the 2021 Italian Grand Prix. However this season he is largely struggled to match the tempo of teammate Lando Norris.


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