"Grandpa" Ricciardo 'scared himself' on the Nordschleife
Daniel Ricciardo has revealed to 'scaring himself' following a run on the Nordschleife this week.
The Renault driver took to the famed 'big brother' of the current Nùrburgring in a Megane RS on Thursday evening, and it proved to be quite an experience.
With light rain falling, and with a severe lack of grip, Ricciardo conceded in a video posted on Renault's social media channels that he nearly "binned" the car early on which left him 'almost sh**ting himself', and describing himself as "a grandpa" for driving so slow.
Reflecting on his experience, Ricciardo said: "I scared myself, let's say that. We did it with the team on Thursday evening, and it was pretty greasy.
"I don't know the track. I don't play it on gaming or anything, so I don't know it off the top of my head, but I scared myself in the first 500 minutes, and that set the tone for the next 22 kilometres, or whatever.
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