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INSIGHT: Has Ricciardo turned a corner?

Most drivers circle highlights when they look at a new calendar; the races that they really want to do well in, or look forward to the most. For Daniel Ricciardo, Monaco is right up there, so it was about as painful a weekend as it could possibly have been when he found himself the best part of a second off Lando Norris’ pace, and his teammate finished on the podium.
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Ricciardo’s McLaren troubles ‘getting old’

Daniel Ricciardo says that his struggles at McLaren are “getting old” now and he’s keen to move on from them. Ricciardo has made a somewhat poor start to his McLaren career, being second best to team-mate Lando Norris more often than not in the first five races. The lowest point...
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How Ricciardo banished his Monaco F1 ghosts in 2018

The sight of Daniel Ricciardo without anything but a grin on his face is rare in Formula 1. Even when thrust into the media pen after some of his toughest races, Ricciardo would always find some kind of silver lining, or at least poke fun at his own bad luck.
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Palmer: Ricciardo’s performances ‘very weird’

Jolyon Palmer finds Daniel Ricciardo’s struggles at McLaren “very weird”, especially given that others at new teams are starting to improve. The Aussie hasn’t made the best start to his McLaren career, being second best to team-mate Lando Norris more often than not in the first five races. The low...
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Rosberg wrong to call for Ricciardo to Ferrari

Nico Rosberg has admitted he got it wrong in urging Ferrari to sign Daniel Ricciardo rather than Carlos Sainz. After a dismal 2020 campaign Ferrari have raised their game this season, partly due to an enhanced engine – but also some vibrant performances from their drivers. Charles Leclerc showed what...
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McLaren F1 team will help Ricciardo "recalibrate" - Seidl

Ricciardo has had a rough transition from Renault to McLaren thus far but made what he called a "mini breakthrough" in the Spanish Grand Prix, finishing sixth after qualifying seventh on the grid. Two weeks later, the Australian appeared to have made a step backwards with his adjustment to the...
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Ricciardo’s Q2 exit ‘more confusing than frustrating’

Daniel Ricciardo stopped short of pointing the finger at McLaren, but feels something is very wrong with his car after his Q2 exit in Monaco. Ricciardo was brought into the McLaren fold for 2021 to give the team that race-winning experience which had been lacking in their driver line-up. So...
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Hamilton ‘didn’t bite’ when Ricciardo wanted to box

Daniel Ricciardo has revealed he once asked Lewis Hamilton to compete in a charity boxing match against him, but to no avail. The Australian is well known to be a massive fan of mixed martial arts, watching UFC fights whenever he can and sharing his love for the sport on social media when not on Formula 1 duties.
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Button teases Ricciardo: ‘Nice of you to wake up’

Jenson Button and Daniel Ricciardo provided some TV gold after the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya. Ricciardo hasn’t fully been his usual jokey, smiley self after a challenging start to life with his new team McLaren. Although he has still finished in the points in all four...
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Why Ricciardo has found corner entry so hard with McLaren

Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel, Carlos Sainz, Sergio Perez and Daniel Ricciardo have all been working their way through the process of adapting, and all have had hurdles to overcome. In the case of Ricciardo, getting on top of corner entry and braking has been one of the main issues he's...
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Abiteboul ‘man of my word’ on Ricciardo tattoo bet

Former Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul says he is a “man of my word” and will honour the bet he made with Daniel Ricciardo in 2020. He wagered with Ricciardo that if the Australian was able to score a podium with the French outfit before he left for McLaren, Abiteboul would get a tattoo of Ricciardo’s choice.
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Norris and Ricciardo to pilot "iconic" Senna cars at Goodwood and WATCH: From Senna vs Alesi to Raikkonen’s last Ferrari win – The top 10 US Grands Prix

Norris and Ricciardo to pilot «iconic» Senna cars at Goodwood and WATCH: From Senna vs Alesi to Raikkonen’s last Ferrari win – The top 10 US Grands Prix. WATCH: From Senna vs Alesi to Raikkonen’s last Ferrari win – The top 10 US Grands Prix and Norris and Ricciardo to pilot «iconic» Senna cars at Goodwood.
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Seidl: ‘Matter of time’ until Ricciardo is back at his best

Seven-time grand prix winner Ricciardo joined McLaren on a three-year deal for 2021, but has struggled to match teammate Lando Norris’s form through the early part of the season. Ricciardo was left downbeat after being eliminated in Q1 last weekend in Portugal, but recovered to finish the race in ninth...
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McLaren: Ricciardo's struggles exaggerated by low-grip F1 circuits

The Australian has had difficult weekends at Imola and Portimao, being unable to match team-mate Lando Norris. But the contrast was huge during qualifying at the Portuguese Grand Prix when Ricciardo was dumped out of Q1 as he lacked confidence to push his McLaren as he would like. He will start from 16th on the grid.