The F1 driver every team should want to sign

The F1 driver every team should want to sign

Of the top echolon of current Formula 1 drivers, there's one who hasn't yet had chance to show what he can doing in a championship-calibre car. His time has to come soon

Suppose you have a free run to sign whichever Formula 1 driver you want. Who would you choose?

Lewis Hamilton stands out, a triple world champion and unquestionably among the all-time greats. Fernando Alonso, too, for all his light has been hidden under a McLaren-Honda bushel of late. Sebastian Vettel is another obvious choice. But the name that should really stand out is Daniel Ricciardo.

To continue reading this feature...

You must have an AUTOSPORT+ subscription. Prices start from just $1.50 per week and give you full unrestriced access to all news and features. View package options? Magazine subscriber?

AUTOSPORT+

from just $1.50 per week

  • Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database

Pay as you go

Read this feature right now for just

39c