Ricciardo targets more success as McLaren reveal new car for 2022 F1 season

Ricciardo targets more success as McLaren reveal new car for 2022 F1 season

McLaren unveiled their automobile for the 2022 F1 season on Saturday morning (AEDT), as they appear to take gain of the sport’s new complex polices.

The MCL36 was on screen at a live show from the constructor’s manufacturing facility in Woking, England, showcasing a noteworthy papaya and blue livery. 

The style mimics their common one particular-off Gulf livery applied at the Monaco Grand Prix previous yr.

Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo groups up with Lando Norris again for McLaren, next the young Brit’s current lengthy-term agreement signing.

McLaren will aim to construct on a effective 2021 time the place they concluded fourth in the constructors’ championship which bundled their initial earn given that 2012, many thanks to Ricciardo’s victory at Monza.

Ricciardo is in his next year with the workforce after leaving Renault, and has two decades left on his deal.

Talking at the launch, the 32-calendar year-old is wanting ahead to the new period of polices.

“There’s usually a anxious pleasure about the get started of the new time, but that’s turned up to 11 when you enter a new period of laws,” Ricciardo reported.

“Getting been through numerous regulation alterations now, I feel like I’m ready to use that power to assist me adapt to new automobiles, new approaches of driving and finally new strategies of racing.

“Heading into my 2nd yr with McLaren feels terrific and I sense like we acquired a ton as a group in 2021, which will help us as we get on this new challenge.”

The MCL36 is due to make its on-observe debut at the initial check of the 2022 season at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain from February 23 to 25.

Bahrain will then host further more tests right before holding the opening Grand Prix of the season from March 18-20.

The Australian Grand Prix is the third race on the calendar, established to be held concerning April 8-10 adhering to a two-year absence because of to COVID-19.