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Penalty "lit fire under my bum" for rest of Russian GP - Ricciardo

Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo has claimed his five-second penalty in the Russian Grand Prix "lit a fire under my bum" that sparked his superb fifth-place finish. The Australian was penalised for leaving the track at turn two at Sochi Autodrom and not taking the designated escape route, as had been instructed in the event notes provided by FIA race director Michael Masi. Article continues under video On lap 25, Ricciardo was allowed past by team-mate Esteban Ocon for eighth place, but missed the braking zone, locked up and ran fractionally wide. Reflecting on the incident, Ricciardo explained how he took the penalty in his stride and fired him up to deliver his latest solid...
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