(Eric Vargiolu DPPI for Renault Sport F1)
Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo has stated that is fully prepared for a dip in form in 2015, following a sensational first Formula One season as a Red Bull Racing driver which saw the Australian score three victories and finish in third place in the championship behind the Mercedes pair of world champion Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
Ricciardo believes that it is inevitable that he will suffer a dip in form as he has experienced a wave of success in 2014, and knows that it is important that it important to control your emotions when times get tough and that the secret is not to get frustrated.
The Australian stated that it is important not to ‘doubt your own ability.’ Ricciardo will have a new team mate in 2015 as Daniil Kvyat has replaced Sebastian Vettel at the Milton Keynes based outfit having impressed the Red Bull management during his debut season in Formula One with the Scuderia Toro Rosso team.
Ricciardo scored his first podium finish in Formula One at the Spanish Grand Prix in May and went to win the Canadian, Hungarian and Belgian Grand Prix and finished the season 71 points ahead of Sebastian Vettel.
© Ben Johnston 2014