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News Daniel Ricciardo: "Actually, I know exactly what I have to do"

20:05  08 june  2021
20:05  08 june  2021 Source:   motorsport-total.com

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on a bitter qualifying at the Formula 1 race in Baku followed for Daniel Ricciardo Reconcilient race. After all, nine and two World Cup points were finally stood on the have side of the Australian, who still seeks his comfort zone at McLaren.

"At least we can show something," Ricciardo draws a little euphoric conclusion. After rank 13 in qualifying with accident in Q2, the ninth place was at least some damage limitation. ( to the Race Result )

"On such a city course, your race can be finished after a round," he clearly represents and is pleased that he came through to the end and could gain experience. "The result is not electrifying, but we made progress," says the 31-year-old.

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Ricciardo: Konstanz is the problem

in five of the so far six season races Ricciardo came to the points, but given the achievements of his teammate Lando Norris, who also came to the finish in Baku as fifth in front of the Australian, Ricciardos results in this season are disappointing so far. He also looks like that. However,

in Baku, he recognized progress, he clearly represents. In qualifying, a lot more would have been possible, he would not have put his MCL35M in the wall. "The frustrating thing is that I actually know exactly what I have to do. But it's so difficult to get it right. And the window is just so small," explains Ricciardo.

The problem is currently to build Konstanz. "There can be a round that I get perfectly rectum. But it's 55 rounds or so on a piece, is very hard. And that's why I'm glad to have finished the race and that I could try further and test. Now hope I'm on a few more open trails that forgive a few more mistakes, "he looks ahead.

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Ricciardo hopes on rhythm

after the two city courses in Monaco and Baku is now waiting for the Triple header with the race in Le Castellet (June 20) and the double event in Spielberg (27 June and 4 July). Ricciardo hopes that the upcoming triple pack helps him to help "build rhythm".

was fun in Baku, especially the re-starts after the safety car phases, as Ricciardo explains. "The re-starts were great, I like the, whether standing or flying. Unfortunately, we could not catch up in the end. That would have been great. But it has been a short run," he says with a view of the two-round -Sprint at the end.

Nevertheless, it has become critical now and then, the danger of landing after qualifying again in the distance limitation was quite there. "If everyone goes in and you're outside ... I looked at the Rolex limit again and I was not so keen to land there again," he describes in his typical kind.

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