While rival Mercedes and Ferrari-powered teams have managed to collect dozens upon dozens of early preseason laps, the tally amassed by Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo in the troubled RB10 numbers 21.Adrian Newey, Daniel Ricciardo, Formula 1, Jerez, Red Bull Racing
Red Bull endured another disastrous day in Jerez as Daniel Ricciardo ran only three laps, and he failed to record a time before the team confirmed that it would not run again today.
On his first outing this morning he stopped on track with smoke rising from the rear of the car. The team is continuing to work with Renault to address packaging issues.Adrian Newey, Christian Horner, Daniel Ricciardo, Formula 1, Red Bull
The Red Bull RB10, perhaps the most eagerly awaited of the 2014 cars, was finally unveiled to the media on Tuesday morning in Jerez.
However, plans for the car to begin testing immediately were put on hold due to what team boss Christian Horner called a “setup” problem that had become apparent the previous evening, and which left Sebastian Vettel waiting for the car to be readied.
The car has what Adrian Newey terms a “keel nose,” and along with the Mercedes is one of the more attractive designs to be seen so far.Adrian Newey, Formula 1, Red Bull
Some believe that with the sweeping rule changes, the teams with the biggest budgets, best resources and longest experience will tower over their smaller competitors even more than in 2013, at the end of a period of relative stability.
But Ivan Capelli, a F1 driver in the ’80s and ’90s turned commentator for Italian television, is not so sure.Adrian Newey, Formula 1, Red Bull