McLaren have a 33-point lead over Renault with five races remaining this season, having secured a double points finish in Russia last tie out, while Nico Hulkenberg secured a solitary point for Renault after Ricciardo retired following a first-lap collision.
Renault had closed the gap to 18 points with a fourth-fifth finish in Monza, and Ricciardo believes a similar swing is not out of the question before the season is over.
But Ricciardo says it will not be an easy task against a car which seems more capable of using the Renault engine's power through the corners than that of the works team.
"We can finish fourth, Monza showed one weekend that it can really change," Ricciardo said.
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