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A home debut, a ‘keeno’ childhood visit & the podium that wasn’t – Ricciardo on his favourite Melbourne memories

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Phillip Horton
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23: Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Visa Cash App RB greets fans on

Melbourne was the place where Daniel Ricciardo first appeared at a Grand Prix weekend, as a test driver for Toro Rosso in 2011, where he scored his first points in 2012, and where he took his first (sort of) podium in 2014.

The pandemic, and his 2023 absence, has made it a more stuttering relationship in recent years but now Ricciardo is re-energised, refreshed and back with RB to deliver for the home fans once more...



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