McLaren drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris say they want to see Method 1 comply with NASCAR in having a throwback weekend with retro race liveries.
NASCAR had its throwback weekend at Darlington final weekend, which was adopted by McLaren internet hosting a particular occasion to unveil an iconic Gulf livery that can be used as a one-off in Monaco. Talking to pick out media together with RACER on the web site of the McLaren manufacturing unit in Woking, Ricciardo says getting the entire grid to have a recent search for a race weekend would add one thing completely different to the game.
“It will be cool,” Ricciardo stated when requested a few throwback weekend by RACER. “I’m conscious it’s one other expense for the workforce however that apart, for the whole lot to be a throwback — not simply our race fits, however informal put on, all the way down to workforce hats, to correctly do it — that will be cool for everybody to become involved. Spark it!”
His teammate Norris agrees, saying a few of the different groups even have some iconic liveries they might run.
“The right old-fashioned ones could be fairly superior,” Norris stated. “I believe it’s good we’re the one ones who’re doing it. Extra eyes on us, until we each crash into Flip 1. For one race, make it a bit extra thrilling, it might be cool to see everybody do one thing like that.
“Particularly when you might have a Williams or Ferrari — I imply, Ferrari would simply be pink! – A variety of groups have had superior and distinctive liveries through the years and it might be cool if everybody got here up with their very own.”
McLaren Racing CEO thinks throwback liveries could be good for F1 however believes there may very well be a special method in comparison with NASCAR’s full area.
“Whether or not we do it as different sports activities do the place everybody does it on the similar time or when you’re in your house nation or you might have a motive or an anniversary…” Brown contemplated. “We don’t need to confuse the followers and lose our id, however I believe to do one thing a number of instances a 12 months that’s particular creates some pleasure and a few further engagement with the followers.”