Red Bull's woes continue in Bahrain

Friday 21st February 2014

Share:

Red Bull's woes continue in Bahrain

Red Bull's woes continue in Bahrain

Not for the first time in pre-season, Red Bull have called an early end to a day's testing due to problems with the RB10.

When Sebastian Vettel managed to cover 59 laps on Day Two in Bahrain, Red Bull had taken that as a sign of encouragement.

The laps continued to flow on Day Three with Daniel Ricciardo in the cockpit of the RB10.

However, after 28 laps the team discovered a mechanical problem with the RB10.

As such Red Bull opted to park the car for the day in the hope of getting it right for Saturday's final day of the second test.

"It was going okay," revealed Ricciardo, "I did some good laps and those came off the back of the more than 50 laps Seb did yesterday, so we're getting there.

"Obviously, I would have liked to do more this afternoon but we still have tomorrow ahead of us and it's important to be ready for that. The car is definitely making progress though.

"It's coming together bit by bit. We'd love a big chunk all at once but obviously that's not the way these things work, so we have to be a bit patient for now. However, it is coming and we're heading in the right direction.

"Tomorrow it would be nice to get more laps in and then roll on next week."

Ricciardo's best time for the day was a 1:40.781.

Turn Up The Lights, It's Race Day

Editor's Picks

Winners & Losers: Singapore

Winners & Losers: Singapore

Lewis may have beaten Nico by 33 centimetres on Saturday, but on Sunday he finished 47 laps down the road...

Getting To Know Marchionne

Getting To Know Marchionne

Ferrari fans needn't be worried about Sergio Marchionne - he comes with a pedigree of turning round businesses...

Highlights Of Luca's Tenure

Highlights Of Luca's Tenure

Luca di Montezemolo is Ferrari through and through, from spending time as Enzo Ferrari's assistant to assuming control in 1991...

Tin Foil Hats At The Ready

Tin Foil Hats At The Ready

Twice this season Lewis Hamilton has accused Nico Rosberg of deliberately making a mistake. Was Monza number three?

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...