Christian Horner thinks Daniel Ricciardo proved he is the most effective overtaker on the Formulation A person grid with his show at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Possessing started down in 14th soon after a grid penalty, Ricciardo was pitched into a spin at the Senna S soon after becoming caught up in a collision with McLaren’s Stoffel Vandoorne and Haas’ Kevin Magnussen, forcing him into an early pit halt. From there, the Australian set on a clinic in overtaking, with numerous late-braking moves at Change 1 through his combat again to sixth position.
Possessing found the Australian complete late lunges on Williams motorists Lance Stroll and Felipe Massa at possibly conclude of the grand prix, Horner thinks the Australian has perfected the artwork of out-braking his opponents.
“Danny Ric once more, some wonderful passing moves by him once more now,” Horner told Sky Sporting activities soon after the race. “He came earlier us on the pit wall and you thought ‘he should really get close into Change 1’, and then he is earlier!
“He brakes so late, so deep. He is definitely mastered that now. That’s why for me he is one particular of the most effective overtakers out there, if not the most effective.”
When requested if he thinks there is any person far better at overtaking in F1 presently, Horner replied: “I you should not think so. He bought knocked by Vandoorne, but his recovery soon after that was superb.”
Crimson Bull thinks it was trapped in a “vicious cycle” at the race at Interlagos, having had to transform down its Renault engines because of to concerns around reliability. Ricciardo’s teammate Max Verstappen, who completed fifth, predicted the team was shedding .5s a lap from its ability device.