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() 'I'm glad today is over': Daniel Ricciardo wipes away tears at the Belgian Grand Prix - admitting he didn't want to race after tragic death of F2 driver Anthoine Hubert Normally jolly Australian choked back tears ahead of Sunday's race 'Nobody wanted to race': Ricciardo drove day after death to show respect F1 Grand Prix held on same track that claimed the life of 22-year-old F2 driver 

By Alison Bevege For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:01 BST, 2 September 2019 | Updated: 06:01 BST, 2 September 2019

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Daniel Ricciardo wiped away tears at the Belgian Grand Prix before admitting he had doubts about racing less than 24 hours after his teammate's death.

The Renault driver shut his eyes and pursed his lips during the one-minute silence for Anthoine Hubert who died after a high-speed crash during a Formula Two race on Saturday at the Spa-Francorchamps track. 

Hubert's mother Nathalie and brother Victor held his pink-and-white crash helmet as the teams and drivers bowed their heads in a show of respect.

Australian Formula One racer Daniel Ricciardo, pictured, was rocked by the death of his teammate in Saturday's crash

Australian Formula One racer Daniel Ricciardo, pictured, was rocked by the death of his teammate in Saturday's crash

Sunday's Formula Two race was cancelled after Hubert's death but the F1 Grand Prix went ahead as planned despite the sombre mood. 

It had been the first driver fatality at a Formula One race weekend since Brazilian Ayrton Senna and Austrian Roland

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