Pure rage: Monaco in 2016, followed by Daniel Ricciardo for two years

in addition to the world title is above all a victory in the Grand Prix of Monaco is the dream of many formula 1 drivers. Daniel Ricciardo fulfilled this dream

Pure rage: Monaco in 2016, followed by Daniel Ricciardo for two years

in addition to the world title is above all a victory in the Grand Prix of Monaco is the dream of many formula 1 drivers. Daniel Ricciardo fulfilled this dream in the year 2018. However, the then Red-Bull-Pilot would have the tradition of the race actually already have to win in 2016. The victory, he lost without fault of their own.

The Australian led the race four years ago, when he lost in his second pit several seconds to stop, because the tires were still ready, as he came to the Service. These crucial seconds ensured that he fell behind Lewis Hamilton and the race just as the Second ended.

"I don't want to lie, Monaco 2016 has followed me for two years," says Ricciardo today, and reveals: "Even four years later, I still remember to this day. I see myself, how I'm going to this a pit stop by the curve before the Tunnel. I was so mad."

"It would have been, I don't care, if I would have been with a Defect. I wanted to speak with anyone, and I wanted to pity in no case. It was pure anger. I remember how I stood with Lewis on the Podium. But I don't even want to be there," reports the Australian.

Only later, when he stepped in front of the media, he had a "Moment of clarity". "There's the Anger turned into disappointment. After that, I just wanted to be alone in my room, but Helmut [Marko] came to me," says Ricciardo. Marko was just as disappointed as he is.

"He apologized and hugged me. I couldn't react aggressively. It was for him, as painful as it is for me," said Ricciardo, which could be the Trauma until two years later with his victory in the Principality behind. "I was mainly relieved that it was not taken from me this Time," he reveals.

He was burned out on Sunday after his victory, "" and I can only rejoice in the days that followed, right on his Triumph. "In 2018, the Stress because of what had happened in 2016 was, once again, on a completely different Level," he recalls. After all this Time there was a Happy ending.

This article was written by Ruben Zimmermann

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Updated Date: 29 May 2020, 19:26

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