Lewis Hamilton supported the choice of his colleagues, saying nobody should be forced into taking the knee.
Ricciardo, meanwhile, believes the choice by the six comes from particular connotations that taking the knee has in their respective countries.
"The chat (on Friday) with the drivers was essentially saying all of us are 100% on board with supporting it and ending racism. None of us are anti this, so we all support this," the Australian told Motorsport.com
"I just think there was a little bit of difficulty with some drivers and their nationality, and what something like taking a knee would represent.
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