Why Ricciardo is right to stay at Red Bull

Why Ricciardo is right to stay at Red Bull

Red Bull's return to form is impressive, but interest from Ferrari and the loss of consecutive victories due to team errors would have tested any driver's commitment. In securing his Red Bull future, though, Daniel Ricciardo has made the right call

The 2016 Formula 1 season has so far been tough to stomach for Daniel Ricciardo. A strategy call robbed him of victory in Spain. Two weeks later, a pit mix-up in Monaco cost him another. Two wins, earned on merit, snatched away through no fault of his own.

The first must have hurt, given it was his new team-mate Max Verstappen, a Red Bull prodigy, who took his maiden grand prix victory on his first weekend with the team, becoming F1's youngest winner in the process.

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