News Details

Gap to Mercedes is still 'too much' - Ricciardo

Getty Images Enlarge Daniel Ricciardo says the gap to Mercedes is "too much" at the moment after qualifying one second off Lewis Hamilton at the Spanish Grand Prix. Ricciardo will start from third on the grid in Spain and is hoping for a podium, but says he has no chance of competing with the two Mercedes on the front row. "I think for us it's just to keep closing that gap to them," he said. "On a positive, we're the best of the rest but we've still got to keep the others, keep the guys we have behind us behind us, but to close to them. A second is too much. Even with a different strategy in the race it's going to be very hard to make up a second per lap....
Full Story »
1y ago from espnF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Hamilton secures Spanish GP pole position

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix, his first...
1y ago from F1Technical.net

Hamilton on top as Mercedes dominates FP2

– Lewis Hamilton remained in charge as his Mercedes team laid down...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

VIDEO: Lewis Hamilton previews the Spanish GP

Mercedes AMG F1 driver Lewis Hamilton takes you on a lap of the Circuit...
1y ago from Crash.net

Ricciardo: Merc too far ahead

Daniel Ricciardo is resigned to Red Bull once more being 'best of the...
1y ago from SkySports.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP to return to Indonesia?

Indonesia may return to the MotoGP calendar from 2017 after talks...
4h ago from SuperSport.com

Rivals refuse to write off Marquez

With Marc Marquez having won only one race this there has been plenty of...
21h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

MotoGP finally returning to Indonesia?

MotoGP could return to Indonesia in 2017. Talks were held in Jakarta...
1d ago from Crash.net

Dovi primed for Mugello win?

In this weekend' Motorcycle News you can read about how Ducati may well...
21h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Monaco GP2: Vandoorne wins street fight with Rossi

McLaren junior driver Stoffel Vandoorne defeated Alexander Rossi for this...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

F1 under pressure to ban alcohol sponsorship

Formula 1 bosses faced fresh pressure on Friday to ban alcohol sponsorship...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Brundle to test 18-inch Pirelli GP2 car at Monaco

Grand Prix veteran-turned-TV commentator Martin Brundle is drive an...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

Hamilton confirmation puts squeeze on F1 driver market

Lewis Hamilton’s commitment to Mercedes for another three years has put...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

SS1: Mikkelsen takes early lead in Portugal

Volkswagen claims 1-2-3 in Lousada curtain-raiser
16h ago from WRC.com

Rally de Portugal: Pre-event press conference

Present: Sebastien Ogier (Volkswagen Motorsport), Malcolm Wilson (M-Sport...
16h ago from Crash.net

Tyre tactics loom in Portugal

Vodafone Rally de Portugal features a mix of soft, sandy roads and...
20h ago from WRC.com

Calls for big team support in the ARC

Australian Rally Championship driver Justin Dowel has called for the...
9h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Man United target and Chelsea flop being considered by...

Atletico Madrid are looking to solve their problem left-back position...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Premier League: 10 questions for the final day

Final day preview: Will Hull or Newcastle be relegated? Will Raheem...
1h ago from Telegraph.co.uk

DONE DEAL: Arsenal extend Tomas Rosicky's contract...

STAYING: Tomas Rosicky is set for a further season at Arsenal [GETTY]...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

5 instances of what would happen if managers swapped...

Football fans always weigh possibilities and imagine multiple...
1h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.