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Abu Dhabi GP: Watch Daniel Ricciardo’s Renault catch fire during practice session

first_img SUBSCRIBE TO US Suraj Alva LIVE TV Written By Abu Dhabi GP: Daniel Ricciardo’s Renault suffers engine failure  Last Updated: 29th November, 2019 19:52 IST Abu Dhabi GP: Watch Daniel Ricciardo’s Renault Catch Fire During Practice Session Daniel Ricciardo had a bad day in the office after suffering engine failure during first practice at Yas Marina. The Renault driver won’t face a grid penalty. First Published: 29th November, 2019 19:52 IST Thank you, as ever, to the fantastic marshals 👏They have got FP1 back under way after Daniel Ricciardo’s oil leak around Turns 20 and 21#AbuDhabiGP 🇦🇪 #F1 pic.twitter.com/sIZZGuzhlP— Formula 1 (@F1) November 29, 2019 FOLLOW US 📢 CLEAN UP ON TURN 20! 📢Daniel Ricciardo’s Renault suffered an oil leak which ended his session – and almost Valtteri Bottas and Pierre Gasly’s#AbuDhabiGP 🇦🇪 #F1 pic.twitter.com/qPZB6lxXJH— Formula 1 (@F1) November 29, 2019center_img 10 months ago Michael Jordan donates $7 million to open 2 clinics in Charlotte COMMENT Daniel Ricciardo had a bad day in the office after suffering engine failure during first practice at Yas Marina. The Renault driver though isn’t facing the prospect of a grid penalty. The incident occurred when the Australian was negotiating the final sector of the track when his car suddenly released a load of oil from the rear and he lost all power. He immediately pulled over and went out of the car, as Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly and Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas both almost came on the leaked oil.Also Read: Bottas Tops Practice Times For Abu Dhabi Grand PrixAbu Dhabi GP: Daniel Ricciardo to not face grid penalty  The Abu Dhabi GP practice session was briefly red-flagged while the track marshals cleaned up the spill as best as they could, and the car was moved back to the pits. Daniel Ricciardo’s car will now be fitted out with a fresher power unit from his existing pool and will continue the weekend with that.Also Read: Sebastian Vettel Becomes Father, Set To Delay Arrival For Abu Dhabi GPWhile Daniel Ricciardo has escaped the penalty, Valtteri Bottas was not as lucky as him. Following his engine failure at Interlagos two weeks ago, he needed a fresh unit – his fourth of the year. As a result of him being fitted with a fresh one, as well as a new turbo and MGU-H, he will start the race from the back of the grid.Also Read: F1 News: FIA Reveals 2021 Car And New Regulations For The Future WE RECOMMEND 9 months ago Sebastian Vettel becomes father, set to delay arrival for Abu Dhabi GP The final race of the Formula 1 season in Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi GP) witnessed an action-packed day as the drivers participated in the first qualifying practice session on Friday. Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas topped the chart after out-pacing Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.Also Read: F1: Teams Confirm Their Driver Lineups For The 2020 Season Prior To Abu Dhabi Grand Prix WATCH US LIVElast_img

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