Ricciardo: I should have won more
Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo believes he should have more to show from his Formula One career - just days after missing out on victory at the Monaco Grand Prix.
Despite claiming pole position in Monaco, the Australian had to endure a lengthy final pit stop, which saw him eventually finish second behind Lewis Hamilton in Sunday’s race.
And at the Spanish Grand Prix Ricciardo had led for 30 laps before slipping to fourth. He then had to watch on as team-mate Max Verstappen celebrated his maiden victory.
The second place finish in Monaco was only Ricciardo’s third podium finish in the previous 27 grands prix and he has not won a race since 2014 - it’s a concern for the 26-year-old.
“I’ve had my head held high all season,” Ricciardo told Sky Sports.
“Part of the frustrating thing is that I really do believe, and I’ve believed it for a long time - I don’t want to say it because it’s arrogant - but I believe a lot in my ability, let’s just say that. And I should be getting more rewarded.
“I’m 27 very soon and I don’t even have anything close to a world title and I believe I should have something like that very soon.”
Ricciardo’s future at Red Bull has also been questioned. He has a contract until 2018 but there is speculation that he may be in line for a seat at Ferrari when Kimi Raikkonen leaves.