Daniel Ricciardo: ‘Being in the F1 title fight is the minimum I would ask’

The Red Bull driver has Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel in his sights and says he has the tools to beat them in an even battle

Always suffused with conjecture and supposition, Formula One’s phoney war will end with the firing of engines in earnest at the Australian Grand Prix next Sunday. Expectations are it will herald another battle between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel. Daniel Ricciardo, however, has other ideas – this is a fight the local boy desperately wants to join.

The Australian has a point to prove and a combative hunger coupled with confidence he is reaching his peak. If Red Bull can give him the competitive car he desires, Ricciardo will be gunning for both world champions.

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In the end you have to just pull the trigger. Trust the car, trust the brakes, just go

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