Red Bull's hopes of getting mileage on the new RB11 have been dealt a blow after damage to its only front-wing forced it on the sidelines.

Daniil Kvyat suffered what was described as having a 'small off', but the damage to the front-wing is such that it will take time being repaired and raises doubts that the team will get back up to speed.

In the meantime, Kvyat is lapping - albeit minus his front-wing - and completing minor work, but is not completing slow lap times.

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"Unfortunately Daniil had a very slight off on an install lap this morning on a cold track," confirmed team principal Christian Horner. "He was just changing something on the steering wheel, and between turns two and three just very lightly touched the tyre wall with the front wing.

"That damaged the front wing, it's the only front-wing assembly we have in Jerez at the moment, which is relatively usual for this time of year when you are not abundant with spare parts.

"There are more components coming down later today, this evening and over the next two days. We'll have a new front wing certainly by tomorrow morning."

"What I should really be telling you is we've so much downforce we don't need the front wing! We're just trying to balance the car."

The problem is a blow to Red Bull's preparations after Daniel Ricciardo could only manage 36 laps on day one due to minor, but time consuming issues.