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'Rocky' given Bulls promotion
Sebastian Vettel’s long-time race engineer Guillaume Rocquelin – who is better known in F1 circles under his nickname ‘Rocky’ – will take on a new role at Red Bull from 2015 as Head of Race Engineering.
Ricciardo: Win gives us hope
On-song Daniel Ricciardo believes his most unlikely of victories at high-speed Spa gives Red Bull hope that there are more “good things ahead” in the remainder of the season as the Australian begins to emerge as an outside championship contender.
Ricciardo’s fighting chance
Daniel Ricciardo reckons he has a fighting chance of a podium finish in Sunday’s Belgian GP after overcoming a hairy moment in qualifying to line up fifth.
Vettel hopes for closer race
Sebastian Vettel admits Red Bull’s decision to prioritise straight-line speed for the set-up of their RB10 car at Spa made for a “tricky” qualifying hour but is left hoping that the tactic will allow them to run Mercedes closer in a dry race.
Penalties loom for Vettel
Sebastian Vettel is facing up to a season run-in that looks set to contrast sharply with last year's victory blitz, which got underway at the Belgian GP.
Rivals: Ricciardo here to stay
Former World Champions Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton have heaped praise on Daniel Ricciardo and tipped the Australian to remain one of their key rivals in the fight for honours at the front of the Formula 1 field over the forthcoming years.
Horner: Singapore next chance
Christian Horner admits it is unlikely to be before the return of the flyaway rounds – starting with the Singapore GP in three races’ time – before Red Bull can repeat their Hungary form and challenge Mercedes again.
Horner: Vettel down on luck
Christian Horner believes ‘bad luck’ has played a key role in Sebastian Vettel’s results relative to Daniel Ricciardo so far in 2014 and has backed the World Champion to start turning his fortunes around after the summer break.
Ricciardo not ruling out title
A delighted Daniel Ricciardo says the F1 title isn’t out of reach and that he can get even better in the second half of the season following his victory in a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix.
Angry Horner turns on media
An angry Christian Horner turned on the media for persistent negative questioning over Formula 1 in a fiery Friday press conference at the Hungarian GP.
Hamilton shrugs off Vettel link
Lewis Hamilton has shrugged off speculation that Sebastian Vettel could take his seat with Mercedes for the 2016 season.
Vettel hopes Red Bull keep up
Sebastian Vettel is optimistic he and Red Bull can maintain the performance they showed in Friday practice at the Hungarian GP but wary that Mercedes will find more speed ahead of qualifying.
Vettel plays down Merc talk
Sebastian Vettel has played down talk of joining either Mercedes or McLaren – although the World Champion admitted on Thursday that he would consider any such offer that came his way.
Exclusive Daniel Ricciardo Q&A
Remember when we asked you to send in your questions for Daniel Ricciardo last week? Well Red Bull's high-flying young Aussie answered a selection of them at Hockenheim.
'Brake change sets precedent'
Christian Horner thinks the FIA has set an "interesting precedent" by allowing Lewis Hamilton to change his brakes to a different manufacturer without penalty under parc ferme conditions at the German Grand Prix.
Alonso impressed by Ricciardo
Fernando Alonso hailed Daniel Ricciardo's driving as "unbelievable" after narrowly beating the Aussie to fifth place at Hockenheim.
Thumbs-up for Germany action
A selection of Formula 1’s leading drivers have received plaudits for the “fantastic” wheel-to-wheel racing they served up in Sunday’s German GP.
Bulls disappointed with qualy
Daniel Ricciardo admits Red Bull were disappointed not to be closer to Mercedes and only lock out the third row at Hockenheim.
Ricciardo: No more in the car
Daniel Ricciardo has downplayed his pace in Friday practice at the German Grand Prix and said it could well be the closest he and Red Bull get to Mercedes this weekend.
Ask Daniel Ricciardo
Sky Sports Online are giving you the chance to put your questions to Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo this weekend.