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Ricciardo enjoyed ‘mini breakthrough' in qualy

Daniel Ricciardo put his upgraded McLaren to good use at the Spanish Grand Prix, with P7 on the grid representing a 'mini breakthrough'. The 2021 campaign has not been smooth sailing so far for the Australian. Brought in to be the senior McLaren driver, he has more often than not found himself lagging behind team-mate Lando Norris. But Ricciardo wrote an important new chapter in his McLaren career during qualifying in Barcelona, putting himself P7 on the grid. His set-up changes are working, as are the tweaked front wing and floor, which all combined to make Ricciardo a more settled driver in the MCL35M. 'Probably the set-up, which then allowed me to drive better and more confidently,'...
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