Ricciardo will slim down for 2014 cockpit reveals Marko

Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo

Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko has confirmed that Daniel Ricciardo will be a tight squeeze the cockpit of next year’s RB10.

Designer Adrian Newey is known for his tight-fitting cockpits, and reports suggest that at a recent seat fitting, it emerged that team newcomer Ricciardo’s hips are too wide for the RB10.

Red Bull’s motor racing consultant Marko confirmed that the 24-year-old Australian will have to slim down.

“He doesn’t really eat bacon anyway,” the Austrian told Bild newspaper.

“But maybe he will have to do some special training to trim some muscle in certain places,” added Marko. (GMM)

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