World champion Sebastian Vettel has denied sparking another Red Bull team row after appearing to ignore an instruction during Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix.
Daniel Ricciardo said on Thursday that he hadn’t been counting on having his second place in the Australian Grand Prix reinstated on appeal and insisted he had moved on from the failed bid.
Red Bull’s bid to have Daniel Ricciardo’s Australian Grand Prix disqualification overturned is likely to be decided on Tuesday after the Formula One team’s appeal was heard in Paris.
Daniel Ricciardo’s roller-coaster Formula One season continued Saturday when he qualified third fastest for the Bahrain Grand Prix with a performance of raw speed which again put struggling world champion and Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel in the shade.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo has been handed a 10-place grid penalty for next weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix following a pit stop error that led to his retirement from the race in Malaysia.