London - A perkier Daniel Ricciardo made it clear on Friday that he was ready for the last two races of the Formula One season after suggesting in Mexico last weekend that he could give up on his Red Bull.
The usually upbeat Australian, who is leaving for Renault at the end of the year, did not hide his disappointment after starting on pole position only to suffer his eighth retirement in 19 races.
Declaring his car to be 'cursed', he said his situation felt hopeless and "I don't see the point of doing the next two races".
On Friday Ricciardo took to Instagram to reassure his 1.7 million followers and 'address a few things from Mexico'.
"First ones first, I will be doing the last two races," he said. "That's what I'm about.