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DRIVER MARKET: Williams, Haas, Ricciardo and more – Lawrence Barretto on how the grid is shaping up for 2024

F1 Correspondent & Presenter

Lawrence Barretto
SPA, BELGIUM - JULY 29: Sprint Shootout 11th fastest qualifier Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and

This time last year was a difficult period for Alpine, who were at the centre of the driver market as they lost Fernando Alonso to Aston Martin and their highly-rated reserve Oscar Piastri to McLaren.

Fast forward to now and it’s an equally difficult time in terms of a massive senior management shake-up – but they can take comfort in having stability regarding drivers with Esteban Ocon and Pierre Gasly signed up for next year. So with that line-up settled, where does the excitement lie on this year’s driver merry go-round? F1 Correspondent Lawrence Barretto has had a dig around to try to sharpen the current picture… 



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