Daniel Ricciardo had to spend a lot of time behind teammate Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel during the race. Apart from not having his tyres under control, the Australian suffered a spin just after the virtual safety car leading to a bigger gap with the front-runners.
"It was a little tricky today," Ricciardo acknowledged to Sky Sports. 'When I came out of the pit lane, three cars were fighting with me and that took some time. At the restart, after the virtual safety car, I went on the gas too early. This did not work with cold tires. That brought me into the no-man's-land. '