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Horner: Ricciardo didn't want to be Max's No.2

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has speculated that Daniel Ricciardo has decided to leave the team so he does not have to play a support role to Max Verstappen. Ricciardo, who had set his sights on moving to Ferrari or Mercedes in 2019, is joining forces with Nico Hulkenberg at Renault instead after deciding it was time for a change. While Red Bull are still coming to terms with Ricciardo's decision, Horner now suspects that Max Verstappen was a big factor in the Aussie's decision to leave. 'Daniel said he decided after a long flight to America that he wanted a change,' said Horner on F1's official podcast ‘Beyond the Grid'. 'If you look at the rational reasons for that, it's...
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