Ricciardo had transient talks with Haas, however by no means wished to affix them, on the finish of 2022 after leaving McLaren.
The favored veteran will spend this season as Purple Bull’s third driver however, for the primary time, has instructed he’ll search a full-time return in 2024.
Steiner was requested about Ricciardo on the F1 Australian Grand Prix and replied: “It is a bit early to speak about arrivals, that are altering for subsequent yr.
“Let’s have a look at how we do with these drivers.
“In fact, sooner or later, perhaps I’ll communicate with him. However I can not promise something, as a result of if our two guys do a very good job…
“That is the place I’m.
“Everybody needs to speak with Daniel. He is acquired a yr off, perhaps he is getting nearer to what he needs to do.
“He can be attention-grabbing for everybody in System 1.
“But it surely’s solely two races, I’ve to offer them an opportunity.”
Haas removed Mick Schumacher on the finish of final season, changing him with Nico Hulkenberg who groups up with Kevin Magnussen.
Ricciardo was launched to Alpine – the workforce he beforehand represented once they have been often known as Renault – by McLaren CEO Zak Brown, as Netflix’s ‘Drive To Survive’ cameras found.
Alpine Otmar Szafnauer mentioned: “We had discussions with Daniel, and we met up with Pierre Gasly when he grew to become accessible.
“As Guenther says, he is a implausible racing driver and he is nonetheless younger.
“I would not be shocked if he got here again to race sooner or later.”