Ricciardo signs multi-year deal with McLaren

MAY 14, 2020

Ricciardo signs multi-year deal with McLaren

Daniel Ricciardo, Azerbaijan GP 2019
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McLaren announced today that Daniel Ricciardo will move from Renault to join the British team in 2021, replacing the outgoing Carlos Sainz and joinng Lando Norris at the team.

Terms on the deal were not specified, but the team said it is for "multiple-years".

Zak Brown, McLaren CEO said, "Signing Daniel is another step forward in our long-term plan and will bring an exciting new dimension to the team, alongside Lando. This is good news for our team, partners and of course our fans."

"I also want to pay tribute to Carlos for the excellent job he has been doing for McLaren in helping our performance recovery plan. He is a real team player and we wish him well for his future beyond McLaren."

Andreas Seidl, McLaren Team Principal said, "Daniel is a proven race-winner and his experience, commitment and energy will be a valuable addition to McLaren and our mission to return to the front of the field. With Daniel and Lando as teammates, I believe we have two racers who will continue to excite our fans and help the team grow."

"Carlos is a true professional, a pleasure to work with and we will continue to enjoy going racing with him this year. We all wish him good luck for the next stage in his career when he leaves McLaren."

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