The Australian Daniel Ricciardo during the GP of China by the F1 fans voted ‘Driver of the Day’.
With the election of ‘Driver of the Day’ wants to make the Formula 1 fans closer to the sport. And that is that F1 fans are a strong race with a lot of overtaking and a good strategy, like to see also turned out yesterday during the GP of China. Daniel Ricciardo, the winner of the GP of China, was, after all, by the fans voted the ‘Driver of The Day’.
Ricciardo started the race in sixth and managed to get the race on the Shanghai International Circuit to turn his hand when the safety car on the track. Red Bull Racing called Ricciardo and Max Verstappen quickly in for a pit stop, causing both riders on new, and therefore faster, the tyres, the remainder of the race could finish. A strategic masterstroke, which is very well timed.
Max Verstappen had after the pit stops the best cards because he drove for Ricciardo. The Dutchman, however, went two times in the error while his Australian team-mate without error, and provided some beautiful overtaking maneuvers in the direction of the victory, reed.
Summary of winners ‘Driver of The Day award:
GP of Australia: Fernando Alonso
GP of Bahrain: Pierre Gasly
GP of China: Daniel Ricciardo
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