You might think just six rounds into a 21-race season is too early for the driver merry-go-round to start turning, but speculation is never far from hand in Formula One.

One year on from his lights-to-flag domination of the Monaco Grand Prix and Daniel Ricciardo has no hope of even a podium on the hallowed Monte Carlo streets.

There’s a strong argument to be made that Renault has had the most disappointing start to the 2019 season.

Nate Saunders, author of Daniel Ricciardo: In Pursuit of Greatness, joins Michael and Rob to talk about tin foil hats, the Microsoft Office suite and what the future holds in store for Australia’s favourite (only) F1 driver. Peter McGinley talks about expired milk.

Daniel Ricciardo’s Renault future is anything but certain.

Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen aren’t worried about mutually assured destruction in Mexico.

Daniel Ricciardo celebrates pole at the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix.

It’s Ricciardo’s first pole outside Monaco and RBR’s first front-row lockout in almost five years.

Red Bull Racing may have dominate practice at the Mexican Grand Prix, but Daniel Ricciardo says he isn’t naive enough to think Mercedes and Ferrari won’t join the battle for pole tomorrow.

Daniel Ricciardo at the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix.

Daniel Ricciardo rates his chances of a cheeky podium this weekend — maybe even a win.

Daniel Ricciardo post-qualifying at the 2018 United States Grand Prix.

But the Australian expects he could keep Vettel behind him in the race nonetheless.