Hubert was killed in a crash during last year’s Formula 2 feature race at Spa, and a minute’s silence took place ahead of the category’s event yesterday. A further ceremony is planned before the Belgian Grand Prix.
after the tragedy.
But while time has healed much of Ricciardo’s pain, he says he has been impressed with the way the Hubert family has conducted itself.
“he strength and I would say peace they have with it, is nothing short of phenomenal.”
Ricciardo said that while time had helped him better cope with the events of 12 months ago, he said that returning to Spa had been emotional.
“So I will say it is a little easier 12 months later, but it's still difficult.
“e're all on the grid before the F2 race, and it's still very present, I guess is probably the best word.
“ou don't feel that affect as much say two weeks ago, when we're racing around Barcelona. But coming back to the place of the accident, there's something there. So it's still fresh in a way. But it is a bit easier to keep to the back of your mind on track after a year.”