"We'd touched wheels a few times, where it was always Max coming into me as opposed to me coming into him and part of me was like I'm waiting for the team to say, 'Boys, cut the shit', but never really got that.
"And I was like alright they're going to tell us to swap, I'm faster they'll just say, 'Boys, you've tried it's not working, swap positions or whatever before yous do crash'."
Ricciardo added: "I still believe, I've let it go, but I sold him the dummy so there was enough room originally on the inside and then he closed it and we crashed.
"I'll be honest at the time of impact I was like, 'Who cares? They deserve this', so that was my honest feeling, I wasn't sad or like, 'I just lost points', it was more anger.
"I was like, 'Fuck you guys' because I think everyone saw it coming, you know? And I felt like then it was also very 50-50 where I didn't believe it was a 50-50 so it was then kind of the days after I guess I was still quite bitter."
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