Daniel Ricciardo was glad to put himself "into the spotlight" at the British Grand Prix after climbing 14 places at Silverstone.
The Aussie started the race from P19 due to a combination of a gearbox penalty and turbo issues in qualifying, but he put on a driving clinic to finish behind team-mate Max Verstappen.
Although his run of consecutive podium finishes is now over, a joky Ricciado was still pleased with his performance.
I know HAM won today and congrats to him. But I felt I went HAM today
— Daniel Ricciardo (@danielricciardo) July 16, 2017
"I think in the end fifth was maximum," Ricciardo told Sky Sports.
"I couldn't have got closer to the other guys. Crazy race and I had a battle the whole time so I enjoyed it a lot.
"You've got to take a bit of TV time away from Lewis Hamilton and that's all I was doing, trying to put myself in the spotlight.
— Red Bull Racing (@redbullracing) July 16, 2017
"I'm very excited about it [the Red Bull engine upgrade in Hungary]. I can't wait. Budapest is a great track. We're going to Hungary, right now I'm hungry, so catch you later!"
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