Ricciardo never doubted challenging Vettel

Daniel Ricciardo says he always believed he could be competitive alongside Sebastian Vettel if Red Bull delivered a quick car in 2014.

Vettel has struggled with the RB10 this year compared to Ricciardo, who thinks he is already performing like he knew he could.

“I didn’t really have any visions exactly on how it would go, what the race results would be or what the qualifying score would be, but I knew that I have some talent and obviously I’ve got a bit of experience now in Formula One,” Ricciardo said. “I feel I’m still growing and getting better as a driver as well, so I knew coming into the season with the team behind me and sort of a new opportunity, that I would be able to challenge Seb.”

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