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‘Cooling issue' behind Ricciardo's DNF

Daniel Ricciardo was uncharacteristically downbeat after he was forced to retire from the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix with a suspected 'cooling issue'. The Renault driver was in the hunt for points at the Red Bull Ring even before the chaos began, but on Lap 19 shortly after Max Verstappen's retirement, Ricciardo also suffered a loss of power and was forced to return to the pits to retire. It was certainly a comedown from the promising pace Renault had shown in qualifying, and Ricciardo said it was definitely the team's race pace which needed work, despite this cooling issue being to blame for his DNF. 'I heard it was a cooling issue,' Ricciardo told reporters at the Red Bull Ring....
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