SOCHI, April 29. /TASS/. Formula One racing team Red Bull has modest expectations for this year’s Russian Grand Prix to be held this weekend in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, Team Principal Christian Horner told TASS on Friday.
"We have modest expectations in Russian GP. If we finish in the 5th — it'll be good," Horner said in an interview with TASS.
Following three Grand Prix races of this year’s championship Red Bull’s pilot Daniel Ricciardo of Australia is currently in the 3rd place with 36 points and his Russian teammate Daniil Kvyat in the 7th place with 21 points.
The 22-year-old Russian was on the third step of the podium two weeks ago at the Chinese Grand Prix. It was his second career podium. In July 2015, he was second in Hungary’s Grand Prix.
Red Bull team currently stands in the third place after teams Mercedes and Ferrari in Constructors Standings.
This year Russia is holding its FIA Formula One racing Grand Prix for the first time in spring, namely on April 29-May 1, as compared with the two previous races held in autumn of 2014 and 2015 in Sochi.