(Reuters) – Daniel Ricciardo hopes to put on a show at Renault’s home French Grand Prix this month after the team doubled their season’s points tally in Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix.
The Australian finished sixth in Montreal, the seventh race of the year, with German team mate Nico Hulkenberg a close seventh.
Weekend - Pretty - Awesome - Qualified - Ricciardo
“The weekend as a whole pretty awesome. Qualified fourth, finished sixth,” Ricciardo told Sky Sports television.
“I’m sure if you’d said to (team boss) Cyril (Abiteboul) before the weekend ‘how does this result sound?’ he would have probably kissed you. I think we’ve got to be really happy with that.”
Renault - Championship - Round - Season - Points
Renault were eighth overall in the championship before the seventh round of the season but moved up to fifth, on 28 points and just two behind McLaren who use the same engines.
Sunday was the team’s first double points finish of the campaign.
Race - Le - Castellet - June - Renault
The next race up is Le Castellet on June 23, with Renault hoping to show clear progress...
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