sport news Daniel Ricciardo drops retirement hint amid speculation McLaren want to move on ...

sport news Daniel Ricciardo drops retirement hint amid speculation McLaren want to move on ...
sport news Daniel Ricciardo drops retirement hint amid speculation McLaren want to move on ...
Daniel Ricciardo drops retirement hint amid speculation McLaren want to move on from the Aussie after just two seasons  Ricciardo has been in F1 for 10 years and said he won't be in the sport at 40 He admitted his F1 career is in its 'second stage' but he's considering retirement Ricciardo's best result this season is a sixth place finish at the Australian GP McLaren boss Zak Brown said this week the team was planning for the future 

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Daniel Ricciardo's Formula 1 career has entered its 'second part', with the Australian admitting he is far closer to the end of his spell in the sport than he is to his beginning.

The 32-year-old made his debut at the British Grand Prix in 2011 and became a full-time driver the following season with Toro Rosso and is the fourth-oldest driver in the paddock behind Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel.

Speaking to ESPN ahead of the Miami GP this weekend, Ricciardo revealed he had no intention to follow the Spaniard's path and still be in Formula 1 after his 40th birthday. 

Daniel Ricciardo admitted his F1 career had entered 'its second part'

Daniel Ricciardo admitted his F1 career had entered 'its second part' 

'Unless I start winning every race and it makes a lot of sense, I don't have 10 more in me,' he said.

'So I'm definitely on the second part of it. I couldn't tell you now if it's three years, five years, whatever, but I'm aware that I can't see myself doing this at 40.'

Ricciardo, however, insisted he was not ready to walk away from the sport just yet and was 'not considering' retirement for now. 

'I'm still passionate about the sport and I still want to do good in it, so that's it. It's as simple as that,' he said.

But he insisted he was not considering retirement just yet and still enjoyed the sport

But he insisted he was not

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