Daniel Ricciardo reveals that his future and career in Formula 1 is troubling him. He doesn’t know what he can do to keep it up during the corona crisis. There have been possibilities expressed first-team advisor Alain Prost, and now boss Cyril Abiteboul in the recent days that it is possible Australian Ricciardo will leave after 2020, thus, the crisis seeing an end to his career. Not only this, but they may suggest a new replacement as well. Sebastian Vettel may suit as a candidate to replace him. According to Leo Turrini, he confirms that Vettel possesses the offers from McLaren and Renault. But, he is not sure of Vettel’s interest in these offers. It will be quite difficult to assume one.
Ricciardo, who is in link with Ferrari, admits that the current lockdown and other crisis effects are making it worse. The forced break in the 2020 season is complicating the situation. This was quite obvious from one of his latest interviews. Referring to the renewal of back to back ghost races that are to take place in Austria, he says that it is pretty late for the event in July.
New contract though 2024 for Barcelona
Barcelona is hoping to remain on the F1 calendar beyond 2020. This Spanish track is firmly established in the sport, having hosted its first F1 race in 1991. And now it serves as the exclusive winter test venue. But the 2020 race contract was agreed at the eleventh hour. And Now The Circuit de Catalunya is now putting itself forward for a 2020 coronavirus-era ‘ghost race’. Joan Fontsere says that he presented the credential in full confidence to let them know about his tracks.
They have been an organizer of Grand Prix for 30 years and logistically, with our connections with Europe. Also, thirdly our climate and the city of Barcelona,” He said. And if Barcelona does get the green signal for a ‘ghost race’, Fontsere is hoping for a new contract for 2021 and beyond after a successful negotiation. They are ready with a vision of the future.