Ricciardo snatches pole for the Mexican Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo has denied Max Verstappen the chance to become the youngest man in Formula One history to claim pole position after beating his Red Bull teammate with a sensational flying lap in Mexico. The rampant Red Bulls locked out the front row in a thrilling qualifying session on Saturday, while Briton Lewis Hamilton, who needs to finish only seventh […]

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Verstappen, Ricciardo lead Mexico GP run

Last year's race winner Max Verstappen has led the way, with Australian Daniel Ricciardo second, as Red Bull dominated first practice in a Mexican Grand Prix expected to crown Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton as a five times Formula One world champion. The 21-year-old Dutch driver, who sees Mexico as his best chance of winning again before the end of the season, […]

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Ricciardo to start Russian GP from bottom

Australian Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen will start Sunday's Russian Grand Prix at the back of the grid after being penalised for exceeding the engine change limit. The pair finished Friday's practice in the top four but then were sanctioned after it emerged the team switched engines more than three times in the session […]

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Ricciardo does a U-turn and will leave Red Bull for Renault

Daniel Ricciardo is to join Renault from Red Bull at the end of the season in a surprise move announced by both Formula One teams on Friday. "It was probably one of the most difficult decisions to take in my career so far," he said in Renault's statement confirming his deal. Reversal: Daniel Ricciardo will leave Red Bull after seemingly […]

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Daniel Ricciardo set to stay at Red Bull: Horner

Daniel Ricciardo is set to stay with Red Bull next season unless Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton suddenly announces his retirement in the next few days, team boss Christian Horner has said. The race-winning Australian, who turned 29 last Sunday, is out of contract at the end of the year and has been mulling his options for months. Daniel […]

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Daniel Ricciardo clears the air after Formula One clash

Daniel Ricciardo feared he had been "stitched up" by Red Bull in qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix but mustered a smile after talking it through with team boss Christian Horner. The Australian, out of contract at the end of the season but now expected to sign a new deal, had a testy exchange over the radio after having to […]

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Ricciardo given grid penalty for Canadian Grand Prix

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo will have a grid penalty for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix after winning in Monaco with a damaged power unit, technical head Adrian Newey said on Monday. The designer told Reuters at a Motorsport Hall of Fame awards event that a penalty of some sort was inevitable for the Australian, who is third in the championship behind […]

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Hamilton downplays Ricciardo Mercedes move

Lewis Hamilton has poured cold water on Daniel Ricciardo's hopes of moving to Mercedes next year. Ricciardo's value has never been higher after he delivered the most dominant weekend of his grand prix career in Monaco. The Australian topped every practice and qualifying session in Monte Carlo before nursing his wounded Red Bull over the line for his second victory […]

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Ricciardo crashes again as Red Bull duo seek atonement

Given that Formula One has just registered a trademark for the "shoey", Daniel Ricciardo's ritual of necking a shoe-ful of champagne after every podium finish, the Australian is now threatening to glug the grand cru straight from his race helmet instead. The "helmety", he calls it. The creation is unlikely, if only for hygiene reasons, to be coming to a […]

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