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Video: The real reason Ricciardo is back on the F1 grid

by Matt Beer
1 min read

Daniel Ricciardo’s surprise mid-season Formula 1 comeback is initially at Nyck de Vries’ expense, as Red Bull’s reserve ousts the struggling AlphaTauri rookie.

But the bigger picture behind this move is surely to ascertain whether Ricciardo is an option for a return to the senior Red Bull Racing team, where Sergio Perez is currently struggling to get near Max Verstappen’s form.

Our video takes a look at the circumstances behind Ricciardo’s return to the F1 grid and the implications for Perez, as well as how F2 and Formula E champion De Vries’ F1 career became such a sorry saga.


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