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When Ricciardo went from ‘hero to zero'

Daniel Ricciardo has said he felt going from a 'hero to zero' in what was only his fourth race for the Toro Rosso team back in the 2012 campaign. Ricciardo had scaled to the lofty heights of P6 on the starting grid at the 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix and had Nico Rosberg's Mercedes for company on the third row. The Aussie had his eyes fixed ahead on likes of Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton, Mark Webber and Jenson Button, but the elation soon evaporated after he was chewed up and spat out on the very first lap. 'At that point, the Toro Rosso was hardly a top-ten car let alone a top-six,' Ricciardo said on The Howie Games podcast. 'If anyone didn't know my name, by then they did. 'But then it...
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