Ricciardo is no stranger to competing alongside a young promising teammate, and the Australian has said he expects a similar challenge from Norris as he was given by Verstappen at Red Bull.
“Hopefully a lot. Obviously, I felt that with Max [Verstappen] at Red Bull," Ricciardo told the F1 Nation podcast. "It was like, I feel like we both lifted each other by pushing each other and being the competitors that we are.
“I would obviously love that and expect that from Lando, and I say I expect it, because he had a really strong rookie year.
“I’m pretty sure he out qualified Carlos. I think that was quite a statement for his rookie year, so I expect him to be there.
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