Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2018

Formula One: No fun in racing without risk, says Red Bull star Daniel Ricciardo

Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo from Red Bull says good drivers can judge exactly how far away the corner is and find the perfect point to brake.
Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo from Red Bull says good drivers can judge exactly how far away the corner is and find the perfect point to brake.PHOTO: REUTERS

As the night race beckons, we had an idea. Find an F1 star and throw words at him. Risk. Cockiness. Reflexes. What do they really mean in racing. Fortunately Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo had the answers. Honest, amusing and insightful, the Tag Heuer ambassador spoke to Rohit Brijnath. Excerpts from a Q&A:

Q Nerves?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 14, 2018, with the headline 'No fun without risk: Ricciardo'. Print Edition | Subscribe