Red Bull says it has every confidence it will bounce back from a difficult start to the 2015 Formula 1 World Championship season, using the example of last year's initial struggles as a measure of its ability to turn fortunes around.

The four-time title winning team garnered a significant amount of coverage in Australia as its Renault-powered RB11 proved comfortable off the pace compared with Mercedes, Ferrari and Williams, with Daniel Ricciardo finishing a lap down in sixth and Daniil Kvyat failing to start at all after suffering an overheating gearbox.

Indeed, with Christian Horner lashing out at Renault for its failure to provide a competitive or reliable power unit, before controversially going on to call for engine equalisation changes, Red Bull has now turned its immediate focus to a strong performance in Sepang for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

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Despite the inauspicious start to the season, Chief Engineer Paul Monaghan says he has no doubt Red Bull has the right people to quickly get back up to speed.

"After investigating post-race, we found that the reason Daniil's gearbox overheated and was unable to select a gear on the way to the grid was due to a lack of oil pressure.

"As a factory we have been working hard to make sure it doesn't happen again. Last year the progress we made from the third test to the first race was significant and one of our strengths is our development rate.

"We have the best team in place to repeat our success and we are working as hard as we can to improve as much as possible ahead of Malaysia."