REACTION: What the Piastri contract tussle means for him, Alpine, McLaren – and the rest of the driver market
It's been the big story of the Dutch Grand Prix weekend, as first the Contract Recognition Board and then McLaren confirmed that Oscar Piastri could and would be driving for the papaya team – and not Alpine – in 2023.
That means that Piastri and Lando Norris will form one of the youngest and most exciting driver pairings next season, as McLaren look to continue their climb back up the order.
EXCLUSIVE: Piastri on joining McLaren, leaving Alpine and making his F1 debut
Will Buxton and Lawrence Barretto pick the bones out of the situation that's seen McLaren snatch the highly-rated Piastri away from Alpine – and what it means for the rest of the driver market.