Daniel Ricciardo's dream season opener turned into a nightmare after he was excluded from the Australian Grand Prix results.
The Red Bull driver started second on the grid and then went on to claim his maiden podium on Sunday afternoon as he finished second behind runaway leader Nico Rosberg at Albert Park.
However, his joy didn't last for too long as his RB10 was soon placed under investigation by the stewards due to exceeding the maximum fuel flow rate during the race.
According to FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer, Ricciardo's car "exceeded consistently the maximum allowed fuel flow of 100kg/h".
Although Red Bull pleaded their case to the stewards, the 24-year-old Australian was...
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