Ricciardo Gives His Seal of Approval to Revolutionary Grosjean-Inspired F1 Safety Equipment

Method One tried the brand new gloves for drivers on the Turkish Grand Prix weekend. The brand new gloves are extra flame resistant than the earlier gloves, a step taken by F1 after the accident of Romain Grosjean. Daniel Ricciardo is among the first drivers to offer a thumb’s as much as the brand new gloves.


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Many drivers corresponding to Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo, and so forth. got new flame-resistant gloves within the follow session in Turkey. Hamilton swapped the brand new gloves to his previous ones whereas Daniel talked about that he hardly felt the distinction.

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I didn’t discover the distinction: Daniel Ricciardo

As reported by grandprix247.com, the McLaren driver said he isn’t too fussy in regards to the equipment. He additionally talked about that the brand new flame-resistant gloves are a brand new addition to the game.

“I used them… I didn’t discover the distinction. I’m additionally not very fussy with equipment… however fully positive for me. It’s a pleasant addition with none draw back.” stated the Aussie driver.

Method One F1 – Turkish Grand Prix – Intercity Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey – October 10, 2021, McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo in motion throughout the race REUTERS/Murad Sezer

FIA Race Director Michael Masi defined why they’ve launched the brand new gloves.“Resulting from Romain’s incident, it was an space we began engaged on instantly, and I feel we recognized in a short time that it was an space we may enhance.

The preliminary suggestions from the drivers is ‘Yup, all good’. There are a few fine-tuning parts with a few the manufacturers, however nothing insurmountable.” stated Masi.


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The Aussie driver analyzes his Turkish GP


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Daniel Ricciardo began the Turkish GP in P20 and completed in P13. The McLaren driver by no means actually appeared snug throughout the circuit and didn’t have the tempo within the automotive. He described the expertise as fairly painful.

Method One F1 – Turkish Grand Prix – Intercity Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey – October 7, 2021, McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo throughout a press convention forward of the Turkish Grand Prix Pool by way of REUTERS/Sedat Suna

“I don’t actually wish to have to speak via it–it was fairly painful!. We weren’t fast. I believed at first, we’d be capable of lower via the sphere a bit simpler, however we bought via a few automobiles after which it was simply stalemate.” stated Daniel.


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The race and the consequence was a one-off for Ricciardo as, for the reason that finish of the summer time break, he has discovered type. He would hope to shrug off the consequence and head to Austin, hoping for a greater consequence.

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