Red Bull appoint Daniel Ricciardo as Mark Webber's successor

Ricciardo has been sponsored by Red Bull since 2008 and he started driving for Toro Rosso last year, claiming 22 Formula One points from 42 Grand Prix races.

updated: September 03, 2013 12:57 IST
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Vienna: Australian Daniel Ricciardo was on Monday named as Mark Webber's successor alongside triple world champion Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull in 2014.

The 24-year-old Torro Rosso driver won the race for the coveted drive ahead of former world champion Kimi Raikkonen, with talks between the Finn and Red Bull ending last month.

Red Bull team chief Christian Horner announced the Perth-born Ricciardo's arrival next season in a statement.

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