Red Bull sputters out of Jerez test
January 31, 2014
New Sportsbook.com customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!
JEREZ, Spain (AP) - Red Bull's frustrating start to the Formula One calendar came to a sputtering halt as car problems forced it out of the opening test session early.
Daniel Ricciardo managed just seven laps around Jerez Circuit before pulling out of the afternoon session to focus on getting the RB10 ready for the next preseason test in Bahrain.
Red Bull says ''a mechanical issue'' was discovered that could not be fixed in time for the afternoon session.
Team principal Christian Horner says ''it's been a very difficult test. We have had numerous Renault issues as well as chassis cooling issues, which have affected our progress.''
But Horner was confident the F1 champions would solve the issues in time for Bahrain, which runs from Feb. 19-22.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and recieve access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!