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I didn't try to screw Ocon, says Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo has insisted that he didn't intend to 'screw' Esteban Ocon with his 2019 move to Renault, as the Frenchman looks set to miss out on a seat for next season as a number of driver moves freeze him out.  A hugely active driver market, coupled with a takeover of Force India by Lance Stroll's father which will likely see him take Ocon's seat there, has seen his options narrow as more and more teams finalise their line-ups.  Ocon was all set to move to Renault before Ricciardo made the surprise switch out of Red Bull and the Aussie admitted that his move had contributed to Ocon's plight, but stressted that his situation isn't indicative of a problem for younger drivers...
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