“Oh, he’s directly behind me? I’m going to speak to him,” Ricciardo told the media. “I know he upset some people in practice and stuff, so I’m going to tell him to maybe not press his left foot too much into Turn 1 tomorrow and upset some people and help me out!
“I don’t know why he does it but he is always the culprit. He hasn’t upset me this weekend but I don’t know if he’s just messing with us, but he definitely seems to be the one that everyone likes to talk about in terms of impeding.
“But it’s alright. He’s good. Love him. Awesome. Good job, Carlos. We’ll move through the pack tomorrow.”
Daniel Ricciardo himself has a mighty task ahead of him during the grand prix, with seventh in the constructors’ still up for grabs as his AlphaTauri team look to sign off by getting themselves ahead of Williams at the last moment.
Yuki Tsunoda quietly put in a sensational performance in qualifying with sixth, so Ricciardo is going to have his work cut out if he is to help his team-mate in the race.
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