Connect with us

Daniel Ricciardo

Ricciardo: “Deep down I’m really disappointed”

Published

on

F1+Grand+Prix+of+Malaysia+rZRQmwh5KskxToday at Malaysia Red Bull duo proved RB10 is the second dominant behind the Silver Arrows. The Australian speedy had been flying around the Sepang circuit with excellent reliability, but a terrible pit stop destroyed Ricciardo’s first point finish.

In fourth place as he came in for his third and final stop, Ricciardo drove away only to realise his front left wheel was not fully attached with engineers sprinting down the pit-lane to push him back and fix the issue.

The incident resulted in a 10 second stop-go penalty, before he eventually retired from the Malaysian race, while stewards also slapped him with a 10 place grid penalty for next weekend in Bahrain.

“Deep down I’m really disappointed but at the same time there’s a little bit in me which is happy because I think I’ve come out how I wanted to,” Ricciardo said in assessing his season so far.

“I still want to improve but we’ve started off on the right foot. So for that I’m pleased. I know a little bit of luck will turn around soon and I’ll get my revenge and get some points.”

An appeal rather than a change of fortune could bring points if a confident Red Bull is successful in contesting the Albert Park fuel decision in a Paris hearing on April 14.

Comments

Latest Results




Latest F1 News

2018 F112 hours ago

McLaren split boost Honda progress – Verstappen

Max Verstappen admits he is getting excited about 2019. Recently highly critical of Renault, the Dutchman finished second behind Ferrari’s...

2018 F112 hours ago

I’m “very happy” to join Sauber F1 for 2019 – Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen says he is “very happy” to join Sauber for 2019, even though he finally ended his winning drought...

2018 F112 hours ago

F1 chequered flag rules changed for 2019

F1 has changed a long-standing rule about the iconic chequered flag. In Montreal this year, the end of the Canadian...

2018 F120 hours ago

Max made brilliant P2, what a drive from P18 – Red Bull

Max Verstappen took a remarkable drive to second from 18th place on the grid at the United States Grand Prix,...

2018 F121 hours ago

Magnussen facing disqualification from US Grand Prix

Kevin Magnussen is facing disqualification from United States Grand Prix after it was detected that the Haas speedy exceeded the...

2018 F121 hours ago

Raikkonen troll Hamilton after US Grand Prix win?

Race winner Kimi Raikkonen and second podium finisher Max Verstappen, both asked Lewis Hamilton whether he had still become the...

2018 F123 hours ago

Raikkonen wins his first race in 2044 days by claiming US GP

Ferrari speedy Kimi Raikkonen wins US Grand Prix. Its ends his 113-race wait for a top podium. Lewis Hamilton finish...

2018 F11 day ago

How can Lewis Hamilton win the fifth F1 title at the US Grand Prix

Mercedes speedy Lewis Hamilton took a big step near to sealing his fifth F1 world title after securing his Mercedes...

2018 F11 day ago

Verstappen quiet over female-only series

Max Verstappen is keeping his mouth shut about the new female-only open wheeler category. When the ‘W Series’ concept was...

2018 F11 day ago

The Grid: Starting line-up for 2018 US Grand Prix

Defending world champion, Lewis Hamilton secures the pole position at the U.S. Grand Prix with his nearest rival Sebastian Vettel...




Most Popular

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

References
We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media