Daniel Ricciardo said that he brandished his middle finger at Romain Grosjean during the second practice session in the heat of the moment. The Australian was left disgruntled after Grosjean blocked him at the final corner, ruining his hot lap.
Grosjean himself was on an out-lap and was just starting a timed lap. Ricciardo followed by sticking his middle finger up and using profanities on the team radio. However, the 28-year-old says it was just a heat of the moment thing.
“I had a bruised finger. I had an oversteer and was just shaking it off/” Ricciardo joked. “He didn’t need to do that, it was only practice so I am not fazed by it.