Daniel Ricciardo says he still gets “goosebumps” when thinking he used to race against Michael Schumacher early in his career.

The Australian spent a season-and-a-half on the same grid as the seven-time former World Champion in 2011 and 2012, driving for HRT and then Toro Rosso.

Schumacher, of course, was then in the second and third years of his return from retirement with Mercedes, before finally stepping away from the sport altogether at the end of 2012.

Although Ricciardo, now 32, remains a rival of another seven-time World Champion in Lewis Hamilton, he was somewhat in awe of the German when he first arrived on the scene and recalls fondly an occasion when the duo went head-to-head on track.

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