Not since Felipe Massa's appearance on the Interlagos podium back in 2008 has there been such a feeling of anguish and heartbreak for a Formula 1 driver. Having endured a winter from hell, Daniel Ricciardo fought admirably to finish his home race in second place, securing his first podium finish in the sport and making a near-perfect start to his Red Bull career.
And then the stewards came marching in.
Yet they had every right to do so. The new rules have been combed through for the past few years, and those concerning fuel – particularly the 100 litre limit – were highlighted as being possible tripwires. Ultimately, Red Bull fell foul of the 100kg/h fuel flow limit –...
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