The latest moves in Formula 1’s driver market, with Carlos Sainz Jr joining Ferrari and Daniel Ricciardo taking his place at McLaren, are discussed in the latest edition of The Race F1 Podcast.
Scott Mitchell, Mark Hughes and Edd Straw explain the reasons behind Ferrari choosing Sainz over Ricciardo, and evaluate how he will stack up compared to Charles Leclerc.
Daniel Ricciardo’s prospects at McLaren and the frustration he will have experienced by having to take a sideways move are also discussed.
But there are still plenty of drives available for 2020, with Fernando Alonso’s hopes of returning with Renault also delved into.
And with Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas yet to be confirmed at Mercedes and Alex Albon still having work to do to ensure he keeps his Red Bull seat, what are the chances of Sebastian Vettel landing a top drive?
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