Red Bull Racing
Feb 21

F1: Ricciardo Thwarted As Red Bull Encounters More Issues In Bahrain

Daniel Ricciardo drives during Day 3 of testing at the Bahrain International Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during Day 3 of testing at the International Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull hit problems once again in Bahrain today as Daniel Ricciardo’s running was cut short by what the team called a previously unseen mechanical issue.

The Australian had logged some useful mileage in the first half of the day, although his best lap was 6.5 seconds off the front-running pace.

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Feb 2

F1: Newey ‘Back To The Drawing Board’ Amid Red Bull Crisis

Red Bull Racing only completed 21 laps throughout the four-day Jerez test. (Photo: Getty Images)

only completed 21 laps throughout the four-day test. (Photo: Getty Images)

Amid World Champion Red Bull’s testing nightmare at Jerez, bigwigs , , Helmut Marko and the visiting team owner Dietrich Mateschitz all departed southern Spain.

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 in the troubled RB10 numbers 21.

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Feb 1

F1: Mateschitz Blames Renault, Not Team, For Red Bull Crisis

Sebastian Vettel  (Right) of Germany and Red Bull Racing speaks with Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel (Right) of Germany and speaks with Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz. (Photo: Getty Images)

Team owner Dietrich Mateschitz is keeping his calm, despite a nightmarish opening test of 2014 for the reigning world champions Red Bull.

While key Mercedes and Ferrari-powered rivals got up to speed at with their radical new V6, turbo and energy-recovery-powered cars, Red Bull struggled to run the RB10 with Renault issues and chassis cooling problems, ultimately collecting a meager tally of barely 20 laps for the entire four-day test.

Energy drink magnate and Austrian billionaire Mateschitz, however, sounded calm as he spoke to the Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper.

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Feb 1

F1: Ricciardo Upbeat Despite Testing Issues

Daniel Ricciardo (Left) Red Bull Racing talks with his Team Principal Christian Horner. (Photo: Getty Images)

(Left) talks with his Team Principal . (Photo: Getty Images)

It can’t have been easy for Daniel Ricciardo to maintain his trademark smile over the past week in , given the problems with the RB10.

Nevertheless despite realising that the upcoming season might not be the one he had hoped for the Aussie remains upbeat about the prospects of his team turning things around.

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Jan 28

F1: Red Bull Releases 2014 RB10 Vehicle

The 2014 Red Bull RB10. (Photo: Courtesy of Red Bull)

Here’s a first glance of the 2014 Red Bull RB10. (Photo: Courtesy of Red Bull)

Infiniti on Tuesday revealed the RB10, the challenger for the 2014 World Championship and the team’s first interpretation of F1’s radical new technical regulations.

Unveiled in the pit lane at the Circuit ahead of the first day of testing, the RB10 is powered by the Renault Energy F1-2014.

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