Ricciardo finished third at both the Eifel and Emilia Romagna Grands Prix last year en route to finishing fifth in the drivers' standings in his second campaign with the French manufacturer.
The Australian alluded to mounting pressure from both inside and outside sources to finish in the top three after a disappointing 2019 season.
"I mean, generally, I am happy, I really am," he said of his 2020 campaign. "I feel like there was certainly a lot of pressure externally and even internally to get the podium and we managed to do it twice.
"Qualifying was a stand-out but races as well. We definitely capitalised... I don't think I had many bad days. There were a few Q3s that there was a tenth there on the table.
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