Daniel Ricciardo has been stripped of his second place in the Australian Grand Prix after his car failed a technical inspection.
Sebastian Vettel’s qualifying performance was impaired by a software problem on his car, Red Bull have confirmed.
Sebastian Vettel and Kevin Magnussen have been cleared of failing to slow sufficiently for yellow flags during qualifying.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner hailed Daniel Ricciardo’s performance in his first qualifying session for the team.
Daniel Ricciardo says Red Bull are pleased to discover their car is more competitive than they expected having been the third-fastest team on Friday.
Mark Webber would have been at a disadvantage under the new rules had he continued to race in F1 in 2014, according to Red Bull’s Adrian Newey.
Red Bull’s chief technical officer Adrian Newey admitted the team should have switched its attention fully to the team’s 2014 car earlier following a troubled start to the season.
Sebastian Vettel admits Red Bull are starting their championship defence on the back foot after problems during winter testing.
Red Bull’s testing programme was wrecked by a string of problems with the RB10 which could threatens to end their run of championship success.
Sebastian Vettel is hoping that upgrades to his car for the first race of the season will solve the problems that have dogged Red Bull during testing so far.
Daniel Ricciardo said his stint in the Red Bull RB10 today was “the best I’ve felt so far” despite more problems limiting him to 39 laps of running.
Red Bull were satisfied with their most productive day of testing so far this year in Bahrain after Sebastian Vettel covered 59 laps in the RB10.
Sebastian Vettel admitted Red Bull are unhappy with their problematic start to the season which continued on the first day of the second test in Bahrain today.
A “litany of issues” have prevented Renault from achieving meaningful running with their Energy F1 power unit, according to their deputy managing director Rob White.
Daniel Ricciardo says the pressure is not on Red Bull despite their early end to testing at Jerez.
Red Bull expect to have their cooling problems solved in time for the second test of the year at Bahrain.
Daniel Ricciardo says the problems which have limited Red Bull to 14 laps in three days are unlikely to be solved overnight.
Red Bull have been forced to cancel their running for a second day at Jerez after further problems with their RB10.
Daniel Ricciardo says his aim on joining Red Bull is to establish himself as a front-running driver.
Red Bull’s new RB10 Formula One car was still being completed as the first day of testing began, team principal Christian Horner admitted.