'It was an identical issue to that which he had in Bahrain where it was a complete shut down. "It was a throttle linkage in Japan, a battery here, it's hugely frustrating for him".
Christian Horner was full of praise for Max Verstappen after the Dutchman's fantastic drive through the field in the United States Grand Prix, with the twenty-one-year-old climbing from eighteenth on the grid to finish second.
It continued Ricciardo's tough spell and means he has still not been back on the podium since winning May's Monaco Grand Prix.
F1 NICE guy Daniel Ricciardo suffered his seventh retirement of the season at the US Grand Prix at the weekend - and took out his frustrations by punching a wall, his boss has admitted.
"The whole team feels for Daniel as we just want to see him finish on a high in the remaining races with us and for reasons beyond our control, in recent races, that hasn't been possible".
There must be frustrations obviously within him.
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With the Australian set to leave Red Bull at the end of the season to join Renault, Horner says the number of reliability issues that have been related to the power unit will be of particular frustration for Ricciardo.
Horner said Ricciardo knew the problems were nothing to Red Bull, but to Renault - whose works team he will switch to for next season.
"I hope no more penalties, we should have enough components for him not to". He doesn't blame the team in any way, he knows we are doing everything we can, it's just one of those things, ' he said. I am sure it only made him stronger.
The 21-year-old is tipped to repeat last season's heroics in Mexico City, where Verstappen dominated to win the race.
"At that altitude the engines can't breathe [as easily] and it brings it all closer together, and that gives us a chance".
"I don't think in qualifying we will have a chance but in the race I think we seem to be working a lot better so I expect us to be better than Austin".