Daniel Ricciardo finishes 13th on his return to Formulation One particular at the Hungarian Grand Prix…though Oscar Piastri crosses the line fifth as youthful Australian narrowly misses on very first podium of his profession
Daniel Ricciardo completed 13th at the Hungarian Grand Prix on his return to Method 1, whilst Oscar Piastri narrowly missed out on his initially podium by ending
In his to start with get started given that staying axed by McLaren at the close of past time, Ricciardo started off 13th, four places in advance of teammate Yuki Tsunoda.
The Australian fell to 18th at the initially corner following Zhou Guanyu hit Tsunoda, leading to a collision that compelled the Alpine duo of Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon to retire.
Ricciardo recovered nicely and inspite of jogging last for the opening spell of the race, he managed to climb back into midfield.
It is a favourable start out for the eight-time Grand Prix winner, who joined AlphaTauri for the remainder of the season on mortgage from Purple Bull previously this month just after the workforce parted means with rookie driver Nyck De Vries.
Ricciardo’s return has been welcomed by many in the paddock, with reigning planet winner and previous teammate Verstappen admitting he under no circumstances needed the Australian to depart Pink Bull in 2018.
Daniel Ricciardo concluded 13th on his return to System 1 with AlphaTauri on Sunday
The Australian returned to the sport previously this month immediately after signing a shorter-time period agreement with AlphaTauri to change Nyck De Vries
‘I hardly ever in fact needed him to go away,’ he mentioned.
‘It’s fantastic to have Daniel back on the grid and in the relatives.
‘We know that we get on really well, and if Daniel does very well where he is now, then of course you have the prospect to go again up [to Red Bull], ideal?
‘It’s all open up, to be truthful.
‘I spoke previously fairly a little bit with Daniel very last 7 days. I could see he was extremely psyched, also following driving our car [in a tyre test at Silverstone].’
Piastri, in the meantime, seemed nicely poised to claim a maiden podium complete but had to settle for fifth location rather.
The 21-12 months-aged, who changed Ricciardo at McLaren this time, begun fourth and ran in 2nd in the early stages of the race guiding race winner Max Verstappen, who secured his seventh consecutive get.
Oscar Piastri completed fifth, narrowly lacking out on a initially vocation podium
But the Australian was overtaken by teammate Lando Norris soon after his initially stage, with the Briton making the most of McLaren’s final decision to pit him prior to Piastri.
Norris eventually held on for 2nd put, securing again-to-back podiums for the to start with time in his vocation following finishing next at Silverstone a fortnight back.
Sergio Perez completed third with Lewis Hamilton a disappointing fourth after starting up from pole placement.
Verstappen’s earn indicates Purple Bull have now won the past 12 races in a row, a new Formulation Just one file.