Why Ricciardo was ‘glad’ not to be offered a top team race seat

Daniel Ricciardo admits that he was partly "glad" not to have been offered a race seat with a top F1 team for the 2023 season following a difficult two years in the sport. The Australian was left without a place on the grid after he and McLaren mutually decided to terminate his multi-year contract early, meaning that he would leave the squad at the end of the 2022 campaign. After weeks of speculation about his future, it was confirmed after the season finale in Abu Dhabi that Ricciardo would return to Red Bull as a reserve driver for 2023. While…

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