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Ricciardo won't play supporting role at Red Bull - Horner

Red Bull F1 boss Christian Horner says that the team is determined to extend Daniel Ricciardo's deal beyond 2018 – and insists that the Australian won't be playing a supporting role. Teammate Max Verstappen has already extended his stay at Red Bull until 2020, leading some observers to conclude that retaining the Dutchman was the team's priority and that he is the main hope for the longer term. Ricciardo himself admitted that he was surprised that Verstappen's deal was done so soon. "The clear intent is to ensure that we keep Daniel in the car past the end of 2018," Horner told Motorsport.com. "That's absolutely our goal, to retain both drivers. For me it's the best driver...
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