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Brown: McLaren tried to get Ricciardo two years ago

McLaren CEO Zak Brown says the team tried to sign Daniel Ricciardo prior to the 2019 Formula 1 season, but only succeeded this year after delivering on his promises. A seven-time race winner, Ricciardo shocked the world when he opted to leave Red Bull at the end of 2018 for Renault. According to Brown, the Woking outfit tried to convince Ricciardo to head their way instead of to Enstone, but the Australian wasn't sold after several dismal seasons. “A couple of years ago we were coming off a horrific season, one of our worst in McLaren history and really all I could do at that point was promise or make claims to Daniel on what my intentions were,” Brown explained to the In the Fast Lane...
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