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"Years of sacrifice" kept Ricciardo smiling through pandemic

New McLaren driver Daniel Ricciardo believes the "years of sacrifice" endured to reach Formula 1 helped him to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic last year. Personnel involved in the sport faced large periods of time away from home during a condensed 17-race calendar last season which spanned just over six months. Article continues under video Despite the troublesome times, Ricciardo revealed he could not complain when so many around the world had suffered job losses. "I think to get to this place I’ve already done the years of sacrifice in the early years of leaving home and living in a small town," said Ricciardo. "I mean, I may as well have been in quarantine for...
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