Mark Webber believes that his compatriot Daniel ricciardo needs to do better than his teammate at Red Bull Racing’s max Verstappen in the season 2017.
Last year ricciardo was ahead of Verstappen on points: if you start to count their battles from the time when the team went Max, the Aussie scored 29 more points than the Dutchman.
“The battle will be persistent, as in the end of last year, – quotes Webber AUTOSPORT.com. – I think Daniel has a more calm and composure than the max]. It is obvious that the typing experience will be useful for him, especially at the start of the campaign.
Daniel has repeatedly seen how the changing rules and piloted different cars. In this lies its advantage. It should be an exciting battle. Again, the factor of self-control is a huge plus for Daniel.
Max is locked and loaded, but the success depends on how tough you throughout the weekend. He still continues to learn. This is an incredibly talented driver”.
In addition, the champion of the WEC in 2015 as part of Porsche LMP1 believes that in the conditions of change of the regulations, his former team has a chance to impose struggle Mercedes.
“Red Bull has spent a quiet winter. They will build a strong machine – continued mark. – All will depend on who is better rest uses the capabilities of the new regulations. Adrian Newey has always been a master of this.
Last year Mercedes had the luxury to pre-arrange the victory in the Cup of designers, and then throw all resources to the program next season. Perhaps they were the first to engage in a new machine.
They have a great engine, and this is their main advantage.
Obviously, in 2016, the Red Bull was the most efficient team. Also do not forget that Red Bull was the best, in terms of reliability, while Mercedes had a technical problem.”
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