Hockenheim: Fernando Alonso heaped praise on Australian youngster Daniel Ricciardo on Sunday after he held him off in a thrilling scrap to take fifth place for Ferrari in the German Grand Prix. (Rosberg wins German Grand Prix | Standings)
The two-time world champion battled wheel-to-wheel with Ricciardo as the Red Bull man defended his position and attacked him in the closing stages.
Alonso said: "Daniel is a surprise from Australia. I think he's doing unbelievable.