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Daniel Ricciardo's misery continues in Austria, as the Australian was eliminated in the first qualifying session of the weekend. 

There don't seem to be any answers for the 8-time race winner, with Ricciardo consistently struggling to match the pace set by teammate Lando Norris on the other side of the garage. 

Ricciardo admitted in Thursday's press conference that the team hadn't identified the cause for his lack of pace at Silverstone. This was quite evident from his issues in practice alongside his qualifying performance. 

Speaking to the media post-qualifying, Ricciardo outlined his struggles and where he was losing time:

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"It's honestly just a little bit everywhere. I don't want to just walk out of the turnstiles and say see you later.


I obviously want to just figure it out, and the only way it's going to get better is if I try and learn and understand a bit more.

So, yes, try to just be an adult in this situation.

Of course, I'll let some emotion out, whatever, but ultimately we've still got a long weekend ahead, so I need to still keep my eyes forward on the prize and know that it'll get better if we keep working."