Date: 30th July 2015 at 8:06am
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Both Daniil Kvyat and Daniel Ricciardo stood on the podium for Red Bull Racing in Hungary.

It was the first ever podium finish for Kvyat, whilst Ricciardo had not stood on the podium since the 2014 United States Grand Prix back in November.

But whilst this has to be seen as a positive for Red Bull Racing and their engine partner Renault, this could well prove to be a one-off.

Electrical problems for Kimi Raikkonen ended Ferrari’s hopes of a one-two finish, whilst the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg were completely out-of-sorts after a poor start had seen their performance advantage diminish.

On another track, where pace is required down longer straights, or without the aid of a safety car, it is unlikely Red Bull would have stayed within touching distance of the leaders.

Red Bull were also fortunate that Daniel Ricciardo was not judged as the guilty party on either occasion when he made contact with Valtteri Bottas on the opening lap, or when he collided with both Hamilton and Rosberg.

With the final contact ending with a puncture for Rosberg, ending the German’s hopes of a podium finish.

‘I left everything on the track, Whether some competitors like it or not, that’s how I like to do it and how I’ll always do it.

‘I feel all my moves on track were…I was inspired today.’ he told Autosport Magazine.

‘I could have sat in third and accepted that, but I had the chance to win and I went for it.

‘It’s a shame how it ended up but at the same time I don’t regret what I did.’

 

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