Formula 1 mid-season review: Red Bull

Formula 1 mid-season review: Red Bull

As the Formula 1 fraternity enjoys the summer break, GPUpdate.net takes the opportunity to analyse team and driver performances over the first 11 rounds of the 2014 season. In the next instalment, we look at reigning World Champions Red Bull plus how Daniel Ricciardo has coped alongside Sebastian Vettel. Read more…

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  1. Tuesday 5 August 2014

  2. Formula 1 mid-season review: Red Bull 07:00

    Formula 1 mid-season review: Red Bull

    As the Formula 1 fraternity enjoys the summer break, GPUpdate.net takes the opportunity to analyse team and driver performances over the first 11 rounds of...

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  3. Tuesday 29 July 2014

  4. Jones: Ricciardo grows horns when it counts 10:41

    Jones: Ricciardo grows horns when it counts

    Former Formula 1 World Champion Alan Jones reckons fellow Australian Daniel Ricciardo has proved that he is capable of running with the best of the field...

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  5. Winners and Losers at the Hungarian Grand Prix 08:00

    Winners and Losers at the Hungarian Grand Prix

    The Hungaroring produced a thrilling encounter ahead of the Formula 1 summer break, with Red Bull sensation Daniel Ricciardo grabbing his second victory...

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  6. Monday 28 July 2014

  7. Horner lauds 'truly sensational' Ricciardo 13:31

    Horner lauds 'truly sensational' Ricciardo

    Christian Horner has heaped praise on Hungarian Grand Prix winner Daniel Ricciardo for delivering a "truly sensational" performance. The Red Bull driver...

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  8. Sunday 27 July 2014

  9. Ricciardo: Safety Car did not hand me win 16:00

    Ricciardo: Safety Car did not hand me win

    Daniel Ricciardo says he was made to work for his Hungarian Grand Prix victory, playing down the role of two Safety Car periods. With the top four of...

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  10. Ricciardo wins dramatic Hungarian Grand Prix 15:03

    Ricciardo wins dramatic Hungarian Grand Prix

    Daniel Ricciardo claimed the second victory of his Formula 1 career during an incident-packed Hungarian Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver passed Ferrari's...

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  11. Friday 25 July 2014

  12. Ricciardo: Mercedes quicker than we hoped 16:41

    Ricciardo: Mercedes quicker than we hoped

    Daniel Ricciardo has admitted that Mercedes is proving to be quicker than Red Bull had anticipated at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton and Nico...

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  13. Sunday 20 July 2014

  14. Ricciardo: Hockenheim was 'awesome fun' 16:36

    Ricciardo: Hockenheim was 'awesome fun'

    Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo hailed his German Grand Prix as 'awesome fun' after he recovered from an unfortunate opening lap to claim sixth position at...

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  15. Saturday 19 July 2014

  16. Vettel: Upgrade didn't work as planned 16:39

    Vettel: Upgrade didn't work as planned

    Sebastian Vettel has admitted that an upgrade engine supplier Renault brought to the German Grand Prix has not worked as planned. Although the Red Bull...

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  17. 09:25

    Video: Ricciardo dances during practice

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  18. Friday 18 July 2014

  19. Ricciardo: Tyres and weather to define race 16:02

    Ricciardo: Tyres and weather to define race

    Daniel Ricciardo reckons Sunday's German Grand Prix will be "defined" by tyre management if the hot practice temperatures continue into the...

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  20. Thursday 17 July 2014

  21. Vettel: Mercedes the target, not Ricciardo 08:00

    Vettel: Mercedes the target, not Ricciardo

    Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has said that while team-mate Daniel Ricciardo seems to have the upper hand at the moment, 'ultimately' that is not what matters...

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  22. Sunday 6 July 2014

  23. Ricciardo pleased alternative strategy paid off 16:43

    Ricciardo pleased alternative strategy paid off

    Daniel Ricciardo says he is pleased that an alternative strategic approach during the British Grand Prix paid dividends as he netted third place for Red...

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  24. Friday 4 July 2014

  25. Ricciardo searching for Option tyre pace 17:34

    Ricciardo searching for Option tyre pace

    Daniel Ricciardo is sure that Red Bull can be closer to Mercedes during qualifying for the British Grand Prix, so long as they can find pace on the Option...

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  26. No further action over Rosberg, Ricciardo incidents 16:01

    No further action over Rosberg, Ricciardo incidents

    Stewards at the British Grand Prix have cleared Nico Rosberg and Daniel Ricciardo after the duo were alleged to have passed rivals during the red flag...

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  27. Wednesday 2 July 2014

  28. Ricciardo: Red Bull will be back in 2015 15:30

    Ricciardo: Red Bull will be back in 2015

    Daniel Ricciardo says he is confident Red Bull Racing will be able to return to form next season, although he concedes this year is getting away from...

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  29. Ricciardo: Drivers against standing restarts 07:00

    Ricciardo: Drivers against standing restarts

    Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo says the majority of Formula 1 drivers are against standing restarts, which will be introduced to the rulebook from the 2015...

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  30. Thursday 26 June 2014

  31. Ricciardo 'always optimistic' for British GP 06:00

    Ricciardo 'always optimistic' for British GP

    Daniel Ricciardo is expecting Red Bull to be more competitive at the British Grand Prix next week and he is hopeful they can be back fighting for a place in...

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  32. Sunday 22 June 2014

  33. Ricciardo admits Red Bull lacked pace 15:58

    Ricciardo admits Red Bull lacked pace

    Daniel Ricciardo has admitted that Red Bull simply lacked pace during the Austrian Grand Prix, although he nonetheless lamented a poor start which dropped...

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  34. Saturday 21 June 2014

  35. Vettel admits he 'wasn't quick enough' 16:34

    Vettel admits he 'wasn't quick enough'

    Sebastian Vettel has admitted that he simply "wasn't quick enough" during Saturday's qualifying session for the Austrian Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver...

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  36. Friday 20 June 2014

  37. Ricciardo targets best of the rest position 18:23

    Ricciardo targets best of the rest position

    Canadian Grand Prix race winner Daniel Ricciardo says Red Bull must try to be the 'best of the rest' behind pace-setters Mercedes at this weekend's Austrian...

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  38. Monday 16 June 2014

  39. 14:00

    Video: Vettel, Ricciardo preview Austria

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  40. Jones: Ricciardo will keep feet on ground 08:59

    Jones: Ricciardo will keep feet on ground

    Ex-Formula 1 World Champion Alan Jones is confident that fellow Australian Daniel Ricciardo will keep his feet on the ground after the Red Bull driver...

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  41. Wednesday 11 June 2014

  42. Webber: Ricciardo hasn't put a wheel wrong 09:58

    Webber: Ricciardo hasn't put a wheel wrong

    Mark Webber has heaped praise on fellow Australian and Red Bull replacement Daniel Ricciardo, arguing that he "hasn't put a wheel wrong" in the early stages...

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  43. Tuesday 10 June 2014

  44. Horner: Ricciardo fully deserved Canada win 12:22

    Horner: Ricciardo fully deserved Canada win

    Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner believes Daniel Ricciardo 'fully deserved' to win the Canadian Grand Prix last weekend and he has said the...

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  45. Monday 9 June 2014

  46. Winners and Losers at the Canadian Grand Prix 09:10

    Winners and Losers at the Canadian Grand Prix

    A dramatic Canadian Grand Prix saw Mercedes beaten for the first time in 2014, with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo stealing victory from Nico Rosberg. On the...

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  47. Sunday 8 June 2014

  48. Ricciardo 'in shock' after maiden victory 21:34

    Ricciardo 'in shock' after maiden victory

    Daniel Ricciardo says he is in a state of shock after claiming his first ever Formula 1 victory at the Canadian Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver gradually...

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  49. Ricciardo takes first win amid Montreal drama 20:49

    Ricciardo takes first win amid Montreal drama

    Daniel Ricciardo claimed his maiden Formula 1 victory during Sunday afternoon's Canadian Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver pulled a late move on Mercedes...

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  50. Saturday 7 June 2014

  51. Vettel: Second row grid slot required risk 20:25

    Vettel: Second row grid slot required risk

    Sebastian Vettel says he was required to "take more risk" to secure a place on the second row of the grid for the Canadian Grand Prix. Albeit more than...

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  52. Friday 6 June 2014

  53. Ricciardo: Red Bull must nail it in qualifying 21:38

    Ricciardo: Red Bull must nail it in qualifying

    Daniel Ricciardo says he and his Red Bull team must "nail it" in qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix to avoid a lowly grid position. While team-mate...

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  54. Ricciardo reprimanded for pit lane move 18:36

    Ricciardo reprimanded for pit lane move

    Daniel Ricciardo has been given his first reprimand of the season after opening practice in Canada. The Red Bull driver was adjudged by the race stewards...

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  55. Wednesday 28 May 2014

  56. Daniel Ricciardo wary going to Canada 06:00

    Daniel Ricciardo wary going to Canada

    Daniel Ricciardo believes Red Bull Racing is unlikely to be as competitive in Canada next week. Ricciardo was buoyed by his second podium on the trot in...

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  57. Tuesday 27 May 2014

  58. Ricciardo 'still growing, still getting better' 14:33

    Ricciardo 'still growing, still getting better'

    Daniel Ricciardo has said he was confident he would be capable of challenging Red Bull team-mate and four-time Formula 1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel...

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  59. Monday 26 May 2014

  60. Winners and Losers at the Monaco Grand Prix 11:00

    Winners and Losers at the Monaco Grand Prix

    The 2014 edition of the Monaco Grand Prix was a chaotic affair as Nico Rosberg led a Mercedes 1-2 while perennial backmarkers Marussia finally scored their...

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  61. Sunday 25 May 2014

  62. Ricciardo: Third the best we could do 16:12

    Ricciardo: Third the best we could do

    Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo says he got the most he could have achieved from the Monaco Grand Prix by claiming the final podium spot. Although the...

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  63. Saturday 24 May 2014

  64. Ricciardo: We could have been much closer 14:50

    Ricciardo: We could have been much closer

    Daniel Ricciardo was left feeling frustrated with his performance in Saturday's qualifying session in Monaco, admitting that he "could have been much...

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  65. Thursday 22 May 2014

  66. Ricciardo thinks Red Bull can push Mercedes 15:21

    Ricciardo thinks Red Bull can push Mercedes

    Daniel Ricciardo is optimistic that Red Bull will be able to "give Mercedes a run" over the course of the Monaco Grand Prix weekend. The Australian's...

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  67. Friday 16 May 2014

  68. Horner: Ricciardo already earned 2015 seat 15:06

    Horner: Ricciardo already earned 2015 seat

    Christian Horner says Daniel Ricciardo has already done enough to secure his seat for the 2015 season. The Australian signed a three-year deal with the...

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  69. Thursday 15 May 2014

  70. Ricciardo: Vettel hasn't lost ability to drive 11:33

    Ricciardo: Vettel hasn't lost ability to drive

    Daniel Ricciardo says he fully expects Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel to take a step forward in coming races, reiterating that the German "hasn't lost...

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  71. Wednesday 14 May 2014

  72. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Ricciardo on start to season

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  73. Sunday 11 May 2014

  74. Ricciardo overjoyed with first F1 podium 15:41

    Ricciardo overjoyed with first F1 podium

    Daniel Ricciardo was elated after notching up his maiden Formula 1 podium finish in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver, who was denied the...

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  75. Saturday 10 May 2014

  76. Ricciardo surprised by gap to Mercedes 15:01

    Ricciardo surprised by gap to Mercedes

    Daniel Ricciardo says he is surprised by the sizeable advantage Mercedes held over the rest of the field during qualifying for the Spanish Grand...

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  77. Friday 9 May 2014

  78. Ricciardo confident Red Bull has improved 15:49

    Ricciardo confident Red Bull has improved

    Daniel Ricciardo reckons that Red Bull has improved as Formula 1 returned to track action at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain. Ricciardo was...

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  79. Sunday 4 May 2014

  80. Vettel: Good qualifying position crucial in Spain 11:30

    Vettel: Good qualifying position crucial in Spain

    Sebastian Vettel says that a good qualifying position is crucial in order to achieve a strong result at the Spanish Grand Prix. The Reigning Champion,...

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  81. Thursday 24 April 2014

  82. Vettel to get new chassis after problems 10:37

    Vettel to get new chassis after problems

    Sebastian Vettel is to be given a new chassis in an attempt to get on top of his early season struggles. The reigning World Champion has struggled to...

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  83. Sunday 20 April 2014

  84. Ricciardo: I really want that podium! 12:04

    Ricciardo: I really want that podium!

    Daniel Ricciardo joked that he 'really wants' to finish on the podium after second successive fourth place at the Chinese Grand Prix. Ricciardo, who was...

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  85. 11:08

    Video: Vettel's "tough luck" radio message

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  86. Saturday 19 April 2014

  87. Ricciardo: I got everything out of the car 10:49

    Ricciardo: I got everything out of the car

    Daniel Ricciardo says that he extracted the maximum from his Red Bull RB10 during a wet qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix. Ricciardo set the second...

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  88. Vettel: Ricciardo beating me fair and square 09:22

    Vettel: Ricciardo beating me fair and square

    Sebastian Vettel admits that new Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo is beating him "fair and square" so far this season. Ricciardo was the nearest...

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  89. Ricciardo quickest in rain-hit final practice 05:03

    Ricciardo quickest in rain-hit final practice

    Daniel Ricciardo set the pace during Saturday morning's rain-affected final practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver clocked a time...

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  90. Thursday 17 April 2014

  91. Ricciardo over appeal: I had moved on 11:09

    Ricciardo over appeal: I had moved on

    Despite admitting to disappointment after Red Bull's failed appeal over his exclusion from the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, Daniel Ricciardo says...

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  92. Tuesday 15 April 2014

  93. Court upholds decision to exclude Ricciardo 09:50

    Court upholds decision to exclude Ricciardo

    The FIA's International Court of Appeal has upheld the decision to exclude Daniel Ricciardo's Red Bull from the results of the season-opening Australian...

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  94. Friday 11 April 2014

  95. 10:57

    Video: Ricciardo tests taxi driving skills

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  96. Horner: Ricciardo up there with the best 09:52

    Horner: Ricciardo up there with the best

    Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes that Daniel Ricciardo has already demonstrated that he is "up there with the best" drivers in Formula 1 after...

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  97. Thursday 10 April 2014

  98. Red Bull has very strong case, says Horner 10:30

    Red Bull has very strong case, says Horner

    Red Bull reckons it has "a very strong case" against Daniel Ricciardo's exclusion from the Australian Grand Prix. The FIA's International Court of Appeal...

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  99. Tuesday 8 April 2014

  100. Ricciardo: Red Bull chipping away 18:01

    Ricciardo: Red Bull chipping away

    Daniel Ricciardo has said Red Bull is 'chipping away' and while still a bit behind, he is confident the squad will be closer to the pace in China later this...

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  101. Monday 7 April 2014

  102. Winners and Losers at the Bahrain Grand Prix 09:52

    Winners and Losers at the Bahrain Grand Prix

    The 2014 edition of the Bahrain Grand Prix yielded one of the most thrilling lead battles in recent seasons, with Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico...

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  103. 03:00

    Video of the Day: Ricciardo delivers pizzas

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  104. Sunday 6 April 2014

  105. Ricciardo happy despite missing podium 19:24

    Ricciardo happy despite missing podium

    Daniel Ricciardo was in high spirits after an impressive recovery drive in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix saw him climb from 13th to fourth. The Red Bull...

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  106. Saturday 5 April 2014

  107. Ricciardo targets points after grid penalty 18:04

    Ricciardo targets points after grid penalty

    Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo says that finishing in the points will be his target for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix. Ricciardo qualified third but will...

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