One number squashes ugly F1 debacle

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‘What on earth happened to Ferrari?’

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One of the Formula 1 powerhouses landed in Melbourne with all eyes on them, but it all fell apart as their car struggled to keep up.

Ricciardo’s rage ‘on brink of boiling over’

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Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong in Daniel Ricciardo's anticipated Renault debut — and the Aussie just didn’t have answers.

New boss’ brutal Ricciardo reality check

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Daniel Ricciardo has been offered some blunt advice by his new Renault boss after a disastrous start with the French team in Melbourne.

Ferrari stuck for answers after nightmare

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After setting the bar extremely high in testing, all signs pointed to Ferrari being way out in front. But it all went pear-shaped in Melbourne.

Ricciardo: ‘Shut the f*** up’

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Daniel Ricciardo told a reporter to “shut the f*** up” in the middle of a live TV interview as he briefly lost it after a day from hell.

Tears after Red Bull’s bold statement

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Daniel Ricciardo will be feeling horrible enough but his mood will only get worse after Max Verstappen and Red Bull had their say.

Bitter Ricciardo drops truth bombs

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Daniel Ricciardo has sensationally declared his relationship with the Aussie GP needs to change, threatening to pull the pin on Melbourne.

Shock end amid Aussie GP carnage

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The season-opening F1 grand prix sparked dramatic scenes as drivers fell like flies before a finish nobody saw coming.

Ferrari shock after being ‘smashed to bits’

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Lewis Hamilton went scorched Earth around Albert Park to claim a historic pole position, leaving his longtime rival in utter disbelief.

Vettel gunning for Schumacher record

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Lewis Hamilton’s pole position does not bother Sebastian Vettel who is looking to show that he can match what Michael Schumacher achieved.

Australian Grand Prix: What you need to know

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Damon Hill has defended Daniel Ricciardo after his former Red Bull boss suggested the Aussie was ‘running from a fight’ in leaving the team to driver for Renault.

Ricciardo ‘shocker’ in F1 nightmare

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Daniel Ricciardo suffered multiple black eyes as he endured a nightmare qualifying session at the Australian Grand Prix.

Experts doubt Ricciardo’s Renault revolution

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F1 experts have run the rule over all the biggest talking points of the season ahead and it’s not good news for Aussie Daniel Ricciardo.

F1 legend’s bold retirement declaration

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Lewis Hamilton was the fastest man around the track in Melbourne, but one former star of the sport can see the finish line in sight.

Teammate betrays Ricciardo on live TV

Daniel Ricciardo could see the funny side of the gibe.

Daniel Ricciardo was out on the Albert Park track when a junior teammate revealed personal details about the Aussie’s “gentleman area”.

‘A fight’: Rivals respond to bitter F1 doco

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Feuding Formula 1 team bosses Christian Horner and Cyril Abiteboul have responded to the Netflix documentary claims they aren’t on speaking terms.

F1 star’s absurd partying admission

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He’s known as the Iceman behind the wheel, but Finnish F1 ace Kimi Raikkonen detailed some remarkable antics away from the track.

Ricciardo shreds ‘immature’ money talk

Formula One drivers (L-R), Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel, Renault's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo and Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel attend a press conference in Melbourne on March 14, 2019, ahead of the Formula One Australian Grand Prix. (Photo by William WEST / AFP)

The always smiling Daniel Ricciardo couldn’t hide his anger when talk turned to his reported lofty new salary with his new Renault team.

‘Devastated’: F1 icon dead in Melbourne

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 10: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP and FIA Race Director, Charlie Whiting in the Drivers Press Conference during previews for the Formula One Grand Prix of Brazil at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 10, 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

The Formula 1 world has been left in shock over the sudden, tragic death of motorsport icon Charlie Whiting on the eve of the Australian Grand Prix.

‘Seismic’ shift amid radical F1 changes

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F1 is basically a whole new spectacle in 2019 thanks to a raft of changes that have transformed the sport in all kinds of ways.

Renault hot ‘on the heels of Red Bull’

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If Max Verstappen thought he’d seen the back of Daniel Ricciardo, he’ll have to think again if this former F1 champion is right.

Teammate reveals Schumacher truth

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 25, 2012 German Formula One driver Michael Schumacher gives the thumb up at the end of the Brazil's F-1 GP at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo, Brazil. - Absolute reference of the Formula 1, Michael Schumacher, will turn 50 years old on January 3, 2019. The seven-time world champion was victim five years ago, on December 29, 2013 of a ski accident, leaving him in a precarious state of health. The family never wanted to communicate on the matter but according to renowned neurologists, the German pilot, technically out of the coma, might be in a vegetative state. (Photo by Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP)

Former F1 champion Nico Rosberg was teammates with Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton and has a unique perspective of the two.

‘Donkeys’: Red Bull’s real Ricciardo gripe

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It was the rivalry that threatened to tear the Red Bull garage to bits. Now the team boss’ real feelings on the civil war have been revealed.

Webber’s glowing praise for Ricciardo rival

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Mark Webber has thrown his support behind a longtime rival of fellow Aussie Daniel Ricciardo in a move sure to irk the smiling assassin.

Ultimate guide to Australian F1 Grand Prix

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Daniel Ricciardo has a new team but expect more of the same at the Australian Grand Prix as Mercedes and Ferrari get set to battle each other.

Vettel’s legacy at stake in defining 2019

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Ferrari have a couple of shiny new toys in 2019 and both of them will see Sebastian Vettel need to find his best for the first time in years.

Ricciardo’s massive pay rise revealed

F1 Winter Testing in Barcelona - Day Four

Daniel Ricciardo’s staggering new salary has been revealed — and it’s sure to make former Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen hopping mad.

Secret footage of ‘awkward’ Ricciardo snub

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Behind the scenes cameras from the newly released Netflix Formula 1 documentary show how excruciatingly awkward Daniel Ricciardo’s contract saga was.

F1’s drastic 60-year rule change

(FILES) A photo taken on November 24, 2018, shows Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel waving after taking the third place in the qualifying session at the Yas Marina circuit on November 24, 2018, in Abu Dhabi, ahead of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix. - Formula One team Ferrari dropped tobacco giant Philip Morris' branding from its official team name on March 5, 2019 for the season-opening Grand Prix in Australia amid an investigation by authorities over a breach of regulations. (Photo by Andrej ISAKOVIC / AFP)

Formula 1 has confirmed a blast from the past rule change last seen in 1959 will return this year, allowing drivers to score extra championship points.

Ricciardo reveals major shake-up

Renault's new Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo speaks during the 2019 Renault Formula One team season launch at Whiteways Technical Centre in Enstone, northwest of Oxford, on February 12, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Daniel Ricciardo has given a very important clue as to why Renault will learn from a grim 2018 in its push to become an F1 superpower.

Red Bull enigma, F1 myth blown to pieces

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F1 testing delivered up a tasty last-gasp shock as Lewis Hamilton landed a punch while fans try to digest a Red Bull mystery.

Dan spills on secret romance rumour

Renault's new Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo speaks during the 2019 Renault Formula One team season launch at Whiteways Technical Centre in Enstone, northwest of Oxford, on February 12, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Daniel Ricciardo has put to bed rumours he and Perth model Jessica Gomes are an item after gossip on the 29-year-old’s love life spread like wildfire.

Schumacher to make F1 appearance

The name of Mick Schumacher is pictured on his car during the FIA Formula Three European Championship at the Hockenheim race track in Hockenheim, western Germany, on October 14, 2018. - His first F3 title means Mick Schumacher has qualified for a FIA 'super licence', a prerequisite for the jump to Formula One, and follows on from his father Michael Schumacher, who won the German F3 championships 28 years ago. (Photo by Daniel ROLAND / AFP)

It’s the most famous name in Formula 1 history and in 2019 its one that is set to make its way back onto the grid early in the season.

Red Bull’s Ricciardo replacement reality check

Renault's new Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo speaks during the 2019 Renault Formula One team season launch at Whiteways Technical Centre in Enstone, northwest of Oxford, on February 12, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

The man Red Bull promoted to replace Daniel Ricciardo has copped some harsh treatment once again in a dramatic day of F1 testing.

Vettel crash halts Ferrari momentum

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Ferrari has suffered a setback in preseason Formula One testing while McLaren driver Carlos Sainz continued to impress in Barcelona.

Ricciardo reveals grim Renault reality

Renault's new Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo speaks during the 2019 Renault Formula One team season launch at Whiteways Technical Centre in Enstone, northwest of Oxford, on February 12, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

A revitalised Daniel Ricciardo is aiming for a fresh start this year but the Aussie F1 star has poured cold water on his new Renault chapter.

Ricciardo hits out in fiery Red Bull feud

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Red Bull boss Christian Horner accused Daniel Ricciardo of “running from a fight” but now the Aussie has returned fire.

Mileage key for Ricciardo as teen hits testing heights

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Formula One fired up its final four-day pre-season test with British teen Lando Norris topping the timesheets for McLaren as Daniel Ricciardo insisted he was pleased with another solid session.

‘I missed out’: Ricciardo corrects blunder

Renault's new Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo speaks during the 2019 Renault Formula One team season launch at Whiteways Technical Centre in Enstone, northwest of Oxford, on February 12, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Daniel Ricciardo says Renault have taken a steps forward on the opening day of the second testing event, despite an alarming slide behind rivals.

Hamilton’s ‘challenging’ F1 prediction

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Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton’s hunt for a sixth F1 drivers’ championship could be hijacked by an addition to the 2019 grid.

Red Bull’s explosive Ricciardo claim

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Just when you thought the dust had settled on Daniel Ricciardo’s bombshell switch, damning comments about the Aussie have been exposed.

Secret to Ricciardo’s fast Renault start

F1 Winter Testing in Barcelona - Day Four

Daniel Ricciardo made the biggest move of his career in the off-season but after a week of testing he has already sent a warning to the rest of the F1 grid.

F1 champ piles muscle on ripped new rig

Lewis Hamilton has been stuck into the gym.

Formula One drivers are going to look a lot more jacked this year after new regulations imposed on the sport have forced stars to get stuck into the weights.

Young gun to cause Ferrari ‘problem’

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He may only be in his second season in Formula 1, but after joining Ferrari this young superstar is looking to push his teammate.

Fire injures team in scary F1 mess

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Three Formula One mechanics have been treated for injuries after a fire broke out in the British team’s garage during the week’s testing.

Red Bull reveal to make Ricciardo cringe

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Nobody wants to think about their old boss. Unfortunately for Daniel Ricciardo, this crushing comment could hang over his head all year.

Young Ferrari gun out to end Mercedes iron-grip

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Charles Leclerc insisted he doesn’t worry about the pressure which is about to engulf him as he attempts to help the fabled Ferrari team break an F1 title drought which has now stretched beyond a decade.

Reality check as Ricciardo goes bang

Renault Sport Formula One Team Launch 2019 Car

Daniel Ricciardo is warming to his Renault nicely but he needs to face up to a daunting reality after the first week of F1 testing.

Ricciardo in shock Renault turnaround

Drivers Nico Hulkenberg left and Daniel Ricciardo pose for photos as the new car is presented, during the Renault F1 Team 2019 season launch at Whiteways Technical Centre, in Oxford, England, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)

Daniel Ricciardo may have been thinking his curse had struck again after a horror start to his Renault career, but that changed today.

Ricciardo cut down, slaps Verstappen

Renault's new Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo speaks during the 2019 Renault Formula One team season launch at Whiteways Technical Centre in Enstone, northwest of Oxford, on February 12, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Daniel Ricciardo gave Max Verstappen a whack as his grim start to his time with Renault took another wrong turn during F1 testing.

Formula One’s ‘nightmare scenario’

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Some of the biggest Formula One teams are facing their own personal nightmare in 2019 as a result of the changing political landscape.

Cruel Red Bull claim as Ricciardo goes slow

Renault's new Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo speaks during the 2019 Renault Formula One team season launch at Whiteways Technical Centre in Enstone, northwest of Oxford, on February 12, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Daniel Ricciardo had an inauspicious start to his Renault career at the same time Red Bull delivered a telling message.

Intimate video of F1 champ leaked

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Lewis Hamilton has fallen victim to hackers with a video being shared online of the Mercedes star and his ex Nicole Scherzinger.

Ferrari gives F1 its ‘the dress’ moment

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The F1 has its own illusion to divide fans such as the famous ‘dress’ or ‘laurel or yanny’ with the unveiling of Ferrari’s new car.

‘Oh my god’: Airborne crash stops race

Nelson Piquet Jr crash in Mexico

The terrifying moment a racing veteran was sent into the air after running into an opponent has been captured with on-board vision.

Behind the scenes spray left Dan fuming

Renault's new Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo speaks during the 2019 Renault Formula One team season launch at Whiteways Technical Centre in Enstone, northwest of Oxford, on February 12, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

While this crash at Baku was a thorn in Daniel Ricciardo’s side, what happened after behind closed doors was what really irked the Aussie.

‘Big surprise’ teased after F1 shake-up

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A radical rebrand after a disastrous 2018 has been the fuel for what could shape up to one of the most unexpected F1 comebacks of the year.

Major consequences of huge Ricciardo war

Renault's new Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo speaks during the 2019 Renault Formula One team season launch at Whiteways Technical Centre in Enstone, northwest of Oxford, on February 12, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Daniel Ricciardo was all smiles at Renault’s season launch but that hid the true nature of the critical fallout from his upcoming fight.

‘What the heck?’: Red Bull’s shake-up

Red Bull looks pretty different.

Red Bull without Daniel Ricciardo is looking different in more ways than one as it stunned the F1 world with a brave new image.

Hamilton’s warning after wild winter

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After an offseason spent surfing with Kelly Slater and plenty of snow — Lewis Hamilton had an ominous message for his F1 rivals.

Ricciardo’s glaring Red Bull truth bomb

Renault's new Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo speaks during the 2019 Renault Formula One team season launch at Whiteways Technical Centre in Enstone, northwest of Oxford, on February 12, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Daniel Ricciardo gave a damning admission about why he quit Red Bull as he revealed his temper tantrums are because he “f***ing cares”.

Humbled Verstappen serves his punishment

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Formula One ace Max Verstappen has completed the public service punishment imposed on him after last year’s Brazilian Grand Prix.

Frustrated Ricciardo blindsided by snub

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As Daniel Ricciardo prepares for a new season with Renault, he’s revealed he was expecting to be snapped up by a very different team.

Ruthless sledges ignite Red Bull war

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Max Verstappen and Red Bull have been slapped with some fighting words from a rival desperate to become an F1 powerhouse.

Sad confession in Ricciardo tell-all

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A brutally honest confession from the Mexican Grand Prix has summed up Daniel Ricciardo’s battle against Max Verstappen as his season crumbled.

F1’s $24 million ‘mistake’ unites enemies

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Daniel Ricciardo’s move from Red Bull to Renault had the teams at each others throats. Finally an issue has brought them together.

Dan Ricciardo like you’ve never seen before

Daniel Ricciardo was pictured in Renault colours for the first time.

Australian Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo has been pictured in Renault colours for the first time since his departure from Red Bull at the end of last season.

Blockbuster changes in F1 revamp

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As season 2019 creeps closer, a host of significant changes are expected to make or break F1 teams’ chances of success.

Ricciardo as we’ve never seen him before

Daniel Ricciardo sporting a different look.

Daniel Ricciardo has debuted a very different look the F1 world will have to get used to as he ploughs ahead in the 2019 season.

Schumacher’s son furious over photos

These Schumacher photos have angered his son.

Michael Schumacher’s son Mick has hit out after misleading photos of the F1 legend were shared on the internet.

Ricciardo a key weapon in winning F1 war

F1 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi - Final Practice

Forget Daniel Ricciardo’s work behind the wheel — the Aussie F1 ace’s star power alone makes him invaluable to Renault.

Dismally sad admission exposes grim F1 sham

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All Kevin Magnussen wants is to challenge for the odd F1 podium every now and then, but the sport he loves has become a harsh mistress.

Will Red Bull lose Max Verstappen too?

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A world champion has hinted Max Verstappen may want out of Red Bull if his expectations aren’t met after the departure of Daniel Ricciardo.

Cracks appear on F1 golden boy

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An F1 champion has piped up at Ferrari ahead of the 2019 season, warning the Scuderia’s brand new powerplay “could backfire” as pressure on Sebastian Vettel mounts.

Radical overhaul awaits Ricciardo

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A massive shake-up in Formula 1 has premier teams on the ropes — and Renault is already pouncing on the opportunity to make 2019 a big one.

Red Bull ‘afraid’ after Ricciardo snub

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Daniel Ricciardo was stopped from joining his new team at the end of last year but Renault are seeing only positives for the F1 season.

Glimpse into F1’s future is frightening

The F1 circuit of the future. Picture: McLaren

McLaren’s prediction of what motorsport will look like in 2050 — includes cars that change shape mid-race and reach 500km/h.

Mick Schumacher joins Ferrari

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The teenage son of Michael Schumacher is but a stone’s throw away from slipping into his father’s boots and gripping the wheel for the Scuderia.

Schumacher, wife ‘still perfect couple’

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Michael Schumacher’s manager has been famously tight-lipped in recent years but offered glimpses into his current life in a 40-minute interview.

Ferrari’s bold F1 shake up for 2019

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Two months out from the opening race of the season and Ferrari have sent shockwaves around pitlane with a team changing decision.

Schumacher’s family offers rare insight

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 25, 2012 German Formula One driver Michael Schumacher gives the thumb up at the end of the Brazil's F-1 GP at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo, Brazil. - Absolute reference of the Formula 1, Michael Schumacher, will turn 50 years old on January 3, 2019. The seven-time world champion was victim five years ago, on December 29, 2013 of a ski accident, leaving him in a precarious state of health. The family never wanted to communicate on the matter but according to renowned neurologists, the German pilot, technically out of the coma, might be in a vegetative state. (Photo by Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP)

The family of Michael Schumacher, the most successful F1 driver of all time, has released an emotional statement about his condition.

Schumacher link beckons huge comeback

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The past two years have teased that Ferrari’s drought might soon be over — and a freaky coincidence has pundits backing the Scuderia’s poster boy for 2019.

Ricciardo messed up by mind games

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As if Daniel Ricciardo didn’t face an agonising enough task deciding whether to quit Red Bull, other teams’ “games” made life even harder.

Schumi moment ‘I wish I could forget’

Racing driver Michael Schumacher standing next wreckage of his Ferrari racing car after crash accident. Motor car racing - Australian Grand Prix practice session in Melbourne Mar 2001.

The circus which surrounded Michael Schumacher’s ski crash still haunts those who were on the ground five years on from the incident.

Breakup line Ricciardo used in divorce

Red Bull's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo walks ahead of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 25, 2018, in Abu Dhabi. (Photo by Andrej ISAKOVIC / AFP)

According to his former boss, when Daniel Ricciardo left Red Bull, he used one of the oldest breakup lines in the book.

‘Challenging to say the least’: Webber’s big Ricciardo ‘concern’

SPA, BELGIUM - AUGUST 28: Mark Webber drinks champagne from the boot of Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Red Bull Racing on the podium during the Formula One Grand Prix of Belgium at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 28, 2016 in Spa, Belgium (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Ex-Formula One star Mark Webber says fellow Australian Daniel Ricciardo will excel for Renault in 2020. But next year? Not so much.

Fears remain over Ricciardo’s big mistake

F1 Grand Prix of Brazil - Qualifying

Australian F1 icon Mark Webber has doubled down on his position Daniel Ricciardo made a terrible mistake by leaving Red Bull.

Latest blow in bitter Red Bull breakup

F1 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi - Practice

Red Bull’s Christian Horner and Renault’s Cyril Abiteboul have landed a few final blows as their strained relationship comes to an end.

Ricciardo dishes on unprecedented failures

F1 Grand Prix of Brazil - Qualifying

Daniel Ricciardo is usually all smiles — but the Aussie F1 star was in a world of hurt during a painful 2018 that affected him like never before.

Simple truth in messy Red Bull divorce

F1 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi - Final Practice

Red Bull has shed more light on the simple reason it was backed into a corner and forced to terminate its relationship with a longtime partner.

Red Bull ‘closing gap’ on F1 powerhouses

F1 Grand Prix of Brazil

Mercedes and Ferrari have dominated the Formula 1 landscape, but a change in 2019 has Red Bull optimistic they’re in the race.

‘Elbows and fists’: Ricciardo’s secret tantrums

F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain

Christian Horner revealed after Daniel Ricciardo’s retirement in the USA that he put his fist through the wall, but that was not the only time it happened in 2018.

Elbows, knees and fists: Ricciardo’s wall punch in America not a once off

F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain

Christian Horner revealed after Daniel Ricciardo’s retirement in the USA that he put his fist through the wall, but that was not the only time it happened in 2018.

Drunk star kills it with blunt one-liner

Kimi Raikkonen is the baddest man alive.

In a stark contrast to Brendan Fevola’s drunken nightmare in 2009, Kimi Raikkonen expertly smoothed over his legless display with a single photo.

Heartbreaking moment that rocked Ricciardo

F1 Grand Prix of USA - Qualifying

Daniel Ricciardo has opened up on the bleakest chapter in his Red Bull career, reflecting on how the tragic death of a Formula 1 star impacted the grid.`

Drunk star is hero the internet deserves

Kimi Raikkonen was having a ball.

F1 icon Kimi Raikkonen gave it a really good nudge at the FIA awards and provided meme lovers with the best material imaginable.

Renault boss’ bold Ricciardo claim

F1 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi

It raised eyebrows at the time but Renault’s boss Cyril Abiteboul clearly had a great reason to lure the Aussie away from Red Bull.

Brutal effect of Ricciardo’s Renault bomb

Australian F1 Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo’s form dropped off around the time he was making his decision to leave Red Bull and it never fully recovered.

F1 schedule, rule changes revealed

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It is going to be a massive year in F1, with the season kicking off a week earlier and going into the start of December. Find out the full schedule and see the rule tweaks here.

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