Formula 1

Vettel: Ricciardo to Red Bull makes sense

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Sebastian Vettel has admitted a move for Daniel Ricciardo from Toro Rosso to the main Red Bull team would "make sense" for 2014.

Well known for his preference towards his friend Kimi Raikkonen, Vettel was asked about Mark Webber's comment on Sunday that Daniel Ricciardo had been chosen as his replacement for 2014.

"The last few weeks have been very tumultuous in this sense," the German is quoted by Brazil's Totalrace. "But it (Ricciardo's signing) would make sense.

"He has been with us for a long time.

"Some people may doubt Daniel is ready, but you could also ask if I was ready when I arrived at Red Bull. How can you know beforehand?" he said rhetorically.

"It's not my decision, but I get along with him well," Vettel added.

The 26-year-old denied that should the Ricciardo appointment be confirmed, it would leave him, most likely a four-time champion, with clear number 1 status in the team.

"It's a shame," Vettel started, "that some people on the outside sometimes have the wrong idea about certain drivers and certain teams.

"In the end, we will give everything to have a good performance, and someone will always prevail.

"Mark had the strength to beat me and I do the same to him. That's life," he insisted.

McLaren's Jenson Button ruled himself out of a move away from McLaren saying he was happy at the Woking based team.

He told the Telegraph: "I am very happy here. I will be here.

"I am definitely not going to Red Bull.

"I feel that Ricciardo will go to Red Bull, Kimi Raikkonen will stay at Lotus and Massa will stay at Ferrari for another year," the Briton added.

Write for GiveMeSport! Sign-up to the GMS Writing Academy here: http://gms.to/130seMa

DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Formula 1

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again