Daniel Ricciardo’s seat at Red Bull is secure beyond 2014, team boss Christian Horner has alluded.
Australian Ricciardo graduated this year from the energy drink company’s second team Toro Rosso to replace his retiring countryman Mark Webber.
INDIANAPOLIS – During his Indianapolis 500 career as a driver, Sam Schmidt made three four-lap qualification attempts to make the starting lineup of the race from 1997-99. Schmidt’s best qualification effort came in 1999 when he started seventh in the 33-car starting lineup.
Yet Schmidt made his most impressive four-lap run Sunday morning, when he drove a specially prepared Corvette Stingray around the 2.5-mile oval.
Jorge Lorenzo has dismissed claims that his form slump is because he is not relaxed and enjoying his riding, especially in the shadow of record-breaking fellow Spaniard Marc Marquez.
After finishing a lackluster sixth in Sunday’s French GP, both Marquez and seven-time champion Valentino Rossi reckoned that a lack of enjoyment and too much importance on winning were key issues.
Not surprisingly Lorenzo disagreed.
Team GO&FUN Honda Gresini celebrated their first podium of the 2014 season at the Monster Energy Grand Prix de France thanks to an excellent third-place finish by Alvaro Bautista.
The result saw Bautista put his three DNFs in the opening rounds of the year firmly behind him as he returned to the podium for the first time since the 2012 Grand Prix of Japan.