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F1 Bahrain GP: Best of the rest again for fourth place Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo turns in another fourth place finish for Red Bull Racing to maintain his strong start to the 2016 F1 season.
Daniel Ricciardo maintained his and Red Bull Racing's strong start to the 2016 F1 season with a rapid run to fourth position in the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Having kicked off his year with a fourth place finish in Australia, Ricciardo recovered from damage sustained in the first corner melee triggered by Valtteri Bottas clipping Lewis Hamilton, to run fourth early on.

It was a position he would maintain to the chequered flag, passing both Williams', but losing out to Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton. Happy to survive the busy first bend, Ricciardo was pleased to get it to the finish with more strong points.

“It is good points for the start of the year. First corner there was a bit going on. I thought I could capaltize on Bottas and Hamilton in front having some contact, but I also had a bit of contact with them.

“I saw some of my front wing fly off and I was worried about the damage, but in the end I could still do the race with this front wing. Sure we were compromised but even with a good front wing the podium was a bit difficult, so fourth is good and I am happy.”
by Ollie Barstow



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