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Renault: No early Ricciardo F1 test shows rivals are ‘afraid'

Renault believes the fact Red Bull did not allow Daniel Ricciardo to test with his new Formula 1 team in Abu Dhabi shows “people are afraid of us”. The French manufacturer had hoped to run new signing Ricciardo at the end-of-season test in Abu Dhabi but was refused permission by Red Bull, following the Australian's shock decision to leave the quadruple world champions. It meant seven-time grand prix winner Ricciardo was the only driver other than new Toro Rosso recruit Alexander Albon not to try out his new team’s 2018 challenger, limiting him to simulator work until his official on-track debut with Renault takes place during pre-season testing next month. 5774263478001...
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