Russia

Last Race: 12th Oct Russia

Russia GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Lewis Hamilton
2 Nico Rosberg
3 Valtteri Bottas

Kvyat relishing 2014 opportunity

Wednesday 8th January 2014

 RSS

Share:

Kvyat relishing 2014 opportunity

Kvyat relishing 2014 opportunity

Toro Rosso rookie Daniil Kvyat believes the 2014 season will provide the 'middle' teams with an opportunity to upset their big-spending rivals.

Although the 19-year-old Russian stopped short of setting specific targets for his debut season in Formula One after a successful GP3 career, he was confident of impressing for Red Bull's junior team.

"I think you should always push to the maximum and see what comes of it," he told Russian television TV Rain.

"But I do believe that we have a good chance to fight for top positions, especially in a year when the regulations are changing so much.

"The middle teams will have the chance to get ahead, and I really hope they do."

Kvyat's promotion by Red Bull over the more experienced Antonio Felix da Costa has been a hot topic of discussion, with some critics suggesting that his recruitment serves to placate Russian sponsors ahead of the country's maiden Grand Prix this year.

"Of course we are always open to negotiations with any sponsors. It is a long process and not so easy," he continued.

"If there are interesting proposals we would consider them, as sponsors from Russia are very welcome."

Highs & Lows Of Alonso At Ferrari

Editor's Picks

Button 'Not Fearful' Of Alonso

Button 'Not Fearful' Of Alonso

Jenson Button says he would have no problem partnering Fernando Alonso at McLaren as "nothing scares" him...

Alonso's Ferrari Highs & Lows

Alonso's Ferrari Highs & Lows

Fernando Alonso is on his way out at Ferrari, but there have been plenty of highlights and low points...

Never Shoot Down F1 Rumour

Never Shoot Down F1 Rumour

Sporting rumours should always be taken with a pinch of salt, but F1 has proven time and time again that where there's smoke, there's fire...

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

The season may be underway but you can still enter the PlanetF1 Fantasy League and win prizes on a race-by-race basis...

Winners & Losers: Russian GP

Winners & Losers: Russian GP

The Russian Grand Prix was a great event but a poor race, thanks to Pirelli's failure to do basic research...