Daniel Ricciardo has mapped out his 2023 opportunities with Red Bull but conceded there is little chance of him participating in motorsport competitively.
The eight-time F1 grand prix winner has returned to the Milton Keynes-based outfit as third driver to assist Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez as it aims to defend the constructors' championship it won back last season.
Ricciardo's move came after his contract with McLaren was terminated a year early after struggles with the Woking-based team across a two-year stint.
With a year outside of an F1 race seat, Ricciardo could pursue other chances in motorsport.
When Alex Albon was demoted from race seat to reserve at the end of the 2020 season, Red Bull sent the British-Thai driver to the German DTM championship in an AlphaTauri-branded Ferrari to stay sharp.
On his possibilities outside F1 this year, Ricciardo explained: "I don't want to say I am sure but I think there would be some flexibility if I was really pushing on something that I wanted to do.
"If it meant that Red Bull would get involved then maybe that is a win-win.
"But right now, I am not really looking at doing anything seriously or competitively. I kind of also just want that mental time off.
"Competition is awesome, I really do love it, but it is a lot as well and I think if I was to step into something else, inevitably there would be a level of expectation.
"So I want to make sure I could just have fun with it because that is what this year is as well, it is a chance for me to take a bit more of a light-hearted approach on things and ease off.
"So if I went into something that would put a lot of pressure on me, I am not sure I would actually enjoy it or if that is what 2023 is asking for from me."
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