Points useful in quest to keep F1 seat admits Ricciardo
25 September, 2012
Sep.25 (GMM) Daniel Ricciardo is confident that he will stay in Formula One if he keeps the good results coming in 2012, his first full season at the pinnacle of the sport.
The rookie 23-year-old’s ninth place in Singapore was his third such foray into the points since debuting for Toro Rosso in his native Australia in March.
The Red Bull-owned team ousted its race drivers Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari at the end of last season.
Asked if scoring points in Singapore helps his chances of staying on the grid for 2013, Ricciardo answered: “Yeah, it doesn’t hurt.
“Put it this way,” he told the Melbourne Age newspaper. “If I can keep a few more of these results coming, I think so. It’s definitely on the right path to secure a seat.”
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