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Awkward first practice day for Ricciardo with Renault

It was a painful Renault debut for Daniel Ricciardo at the Australian Grand Prix – in more ways than one, as the Aussie star received a sobering reality check when he was fourth-last in the 20-strong field in opening practice in Melbourne. While the ex-Red Bull star bounced back to finish eighth fastest in the second 90-minute session on Friday, it was still not without discomfort. Ricciardo had a delayed start to the second session due to an issue with the 'gentleman area' of his seat in his Renault cockpit. An engineer was seen hammering the seat to bash it into shape before Ricciardo finally got on track. Renault development driver Jack Aitken revealed the eye-watering problem to...
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