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    NEW TEAM DRIVER LINE UP FOR 2015 | Infiniti Red Bull Racing

    Statement from The Team.



    Sebastian Vettel has advised us that he will be leaving Infiniti Red Bull Racing at the end of the 2014 season.

    We want to warmly thank Sebastian for the incredible role he has played at Infiniti Red Bull Racing for the last six years.

    Since joining the team in 2009, Sebastian, together with Infiniti Red Bull Racing, has scored 38 wins, 44 poles and eight World Championships, including four Drivers' titles and four Constructors'. If you include Sebastian's success at Red Bull's second team, Scuderia Toro Rosso, the Red Bull total increases to 39 wins and 45 poles.

    As we wish Sebastian well in the next stage of his career, we also look to the future with excitement, as the vacancy makes way for the next generation of Red Bull racers.

    The Red Bull Junior Programme has developed some proven talents in recent times, including Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo, who has excelled in the RB10 and become a three-time Formula One race winner in his first season with the team.

    We're pleased to announce that Daniel will be joined in the team for 2015 by another rising star from the Junior Programme, Daniil Kvyat.

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    HA!
    The guy won 4 driver championship with the best car on grid that the team admitted flat out that it was built for him and his driving style.
    This season just showed his true worth.

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    I'm waiting to see if Kimi will go honey badger on him.
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    One thing is for sure. If Renault figures out what Mercedes knows about the new engines this year, Daniil Kvyat is luckiest pup in the world in 2015, driving for Red Bull . . .

    So where is Vettel going? Ferrari? Williams? McLaren? After all, he is a four time consecutive F1 World Champion . . .

    On second thought, I think Vettel is headed to NASCAR.
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    Word is that Vettel is going to Ferrari and that Alonso is out, possibly to McLaren which starting 2015 will be running Honda engines.

    BBC Sport - Fernando Alonso to be replaced by Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari

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    ^^^ Interesting article; thanks for posting! So the odd man out here is Button. If he wants to stay in F1, he is going to a lower tier team than where he is now.

    The new Honda engines will shake things up. The Japanese know what they are doing. German, French, and Italian engine makers are going to have their hands full.

    I think Vettel will not do well at Ferrari. Alonso is a better driver, who has made due with an inferior car, because of his superior driving skills. Alonso's departure from Ferarri is the only reason why Kimi will keep his job (and notwithstanding his poor performance this year, I am still a huge Kimi fan. No one can drive faster on worn tires that are way past their prime than Kimi).

    The Honda engines and team driver Alonso are going to make McLaren a force next year, after a miserable showing this year.
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    vettel and alonso to Honda. Honda money buys Alonso. Adrian comes back to F1 builds car for Vettel while Alonso can drive anything. But, it all backfires and Kimi wins WDC again as Ferrari pulls rabbit out of hat.
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    Vettel is still pretty young, so as Ferrari restructures their efforts, it might be a good journey for Vettel. On the other side, Alonso is only getting older, and he probably didn't have the patience to stick around while Ferrari restructures. I can't wait to see Alonso at McClaren next year, I'm hoping the chassis and engine is in fact a front running car, as Alonso will surely dominate.
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    I really hope McLaren have got the aero and handling fixed for the 2015 car. Your can make a brick fly with enough power, without control it means nothing.
    If nothing happens and there is no one around why did it not happen?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blackbird View Post
    HA!
    The guy won 4 driver championships
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    This season just showed his true worth.
    I would say the 4 WDC's showed his true worth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by J. Tyler View Post
    I would say the 4 WDC's showed his true worth.
    Disagree. Jaques Villeneuve won in a dominant car but was not the best driver. Button, the same.

    We often did not see all the speed potential of the RB's because they were so far out front. If he is good enough to win 4 WDC's in equal equipment he should be able to match Ricciardo in equal equipment, plain and simple.

    Vettel is good. However, he was never the best driver in the series the 4 years he won IMO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard EVO View Post

    The new Honda engines will shake things up. The Japanese know what they are doing. German, French, and Italian engine makers are going to have their hands full.
    It could swing either way,one engine design could be dominant and other not so much,at least for a few more seasons until the engine development is locked.The real question is,if McLaren have such a poor performance this season with the dominant Mercedes engine,will the Honda engine be so much better to make it up for the chassis deficit?
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