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Ricciardo explains qualifying spin and near miss

Daniel Ricciardo Daniel Ricciardo has revealed he was close to retaking the track in qualifying for this weekend’s Formula 1 Portuguese Grand Prix after a spin saw him tag the barriers. The Renault driver lost the back end of his car late in Qualifying 2, backing into the tyre barriers at Turn 11 of the Portimao circuit. It left the Australia with a damaged rear wing as that phase of the three-part session concluded, and a race against time for the team to repair the car in time for Qualifying 3. As events transpired, Ricciardo did not reemerge from the garage, and will start the race from 10th as a result. “When I lost it I was like ‘alright just spin and get going again', but...
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