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Ricciardo: 'It hurts' after Monaco GP pitstop bungle

2016-05-30 11:16

UNHAPPY AUSTRALIAN: Despite Red Bull apologising for their pitstop blunder at the Monaco GP, Daniel Ricciardo is far from happy. Image: AP / Petr David Josek

Monaco - Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo left Monaco late on Sunday declaring he could not wait to "get the hell out of here".

The Australian, who started the wet-dry Monaco Grand Prix on pole, was absolutely livid at having been beaten by world champion Lewis Hamilton.

'Not sure what to do'

The normally-chirpy and grinning Red Bull driver said: "It hurts. I'm not sure where to go from here, what to do."

Ricciardo had already been angry after the Spanish GP in Barcelona, when his seemingly superior three-stop strategy actually handed victory to team mate Max Verstappen.

This time, it was a bungled pit stop - which saw him waiting stationary for a set of tyres - that cost him the win.

Ricciardo says he was "screwed" by the team both times.

"Two races in a row"

Ricciardo continued: "It's two weekends in a row I've been screwed now. Two races in a row, two races in a row. That's all I can say.

"I took Barcelona on the chin, but two in a row? And especially here at Monaco. I told them (the team) after the race that nothing they can say will make me feel better."

Read: Red Bull apologises to Ricciardo for Monaco tyre fiasco

Indeed, on the radio after the chequered flag, Ricciardo had growled: "Nothing you can say can make it any better. Just save it."

For the record, team boss Christian Horner said it was a miscommunication based on the fact that the pitwall at Monaco is actually upstairs above the garage.

Dr Helmut Marko called it a "human mistake", and apologised.

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