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Ricciardo defends Austria’s kerbs

Daniel Ricciardo is a fan of the controversial kerbs in Austria.

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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo goes through a corner with the Red Bull Ring's controversial yellow kerbs.

The Red Bull Ring’s aggressive kerbs that broke Pierre Gasly suspension during FP2 for the Austrian Grand Prix are a “good thing”, says Daniel Ricciardo.

The Red Bull driver said he damaged his wing on a kerb during FP1, but still believes it’s the driver’s job to stay off them.

“Some of these modern circuits that don’t have walls don’t really have a limit, Ricciardo said after FP2, “I don’t think this is a bad alternative.”

Located predominantly on the final two corners and the Turn 6 and 7 infield section, the kerbs caused problems for the likes of Stoffel Vandoorne and Max Verstappen throughout F1’s two ninety-minute practice sessions.

Steven Walton is an 18-year-old Journalism Student at the Ara Institute of Canterbury. He previously attended St Andrew's College in Christchurch, where he excelled at History and Classical Studies. Steven is the Editor-in-Chief at Green Flag F1 and spends most of his days living, breathing, and immersing in the Formula 1 world.

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