From banned bad boy to Red Bull's next bright hope

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From banned bad boy to Red Bull's next bright hope
By: Marcus Simmons
Nov 24, 2017, 7:10 PM

Dan Ticktum didn't just take victory in the Macau Grand Prix - he also charmed everyone in the east. From the bad boy of racing, he has become one of its finest young ambassadors.

The Macau Grand Prix podium celebrations are concluding, as the winner beckons to the master of ceremonies: "…Oh, and a final word from Dan?"

"I just want to... I don't know, I think a lot of people will know, but yesterday there was a tragic accident and I said to you that if I do something special in this race, that race was for Dan obviously. It was absolutely shocking what I saw and may he rest in peace. No one should have to come and do your hobby, and for it to end like that is just shocking, so yeah... thoughts are with you, and friends and family and everyone."

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Series F3
Event Macau GP
Location Circuito da Guia
Drivers Dan Ticktum
Author Marcus Simmons
Article type Special feature