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And it soured even more when the chief victim of those reliability issues, Daniel Ricciardo, announced he was jumping ship from Red Bull to Renault when his contract expired at the end of the 2018 season.
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However, now Renault have taken a little swipe back, this time at Ricciardo’s soon-to-be former teammate Verstappen.
In a blog post on their website ahead of this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix, they wrote: “A party atmosphere is one similarity between Mexico and Brazil, with another being the sheer volume of people living in the two host cities. With a combined population of 20 million, which may or may not be equivalent to the number of times Max Verstappen has moaned about something this season, these two back-to-backs are physically HUGE.”
With Red Bull set for a traditionally tough weekend in Brazil, could Renault pull another one over them by building on a couple of strong performances over the last few Grand Prix weekends.
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