Verstappen more mature, less erratic - Thanks to Ricciardo?
Daniel Ricciardo believes Max Verstappen has become more mature and less erratic, suggesting he may have had an influence on his former Red Bull team-mate.
With Ricciardo having departed to Renault in 2019, Verstappen took much of Red Bull's expectations on his shoulders to deliver his most consistent and impressive campaign in F1 to date.
Verstappen took the first two pole positions of his career and secured three race wins, ending 2019 third in the drivers' championship, despite Red Bull having had to get to grips with Honda in the early stages of the year.
Although Ricciardo and Verstappen's time together at Red Bull featured flashpoints, such as their collision at the 2018 Azerbaijan GP, the Australian says the pair always operated with the utmost respect.
"I think we were good for each other," Ricciardo told 'Beyond The Grid'.
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