Daniel Ricciardo believes Spa-Francorchamps will ultimately play to the strengths of this year's Red Bull, even if he admits it will continue to struggle on the straights.

On the back of Red Bull's best results of the season in Hungary, where both Daniil Kvyat and Ricciardo scaled the podium for the first time this year, the Australian returns to Belgium twelve months on from scoring the third of his three breakthrough wins during the 2014 season.

Looking to kick start the second-half of the 2015 season as strongly as he finished the first-half, Ricciardo feels the flowing bends will suit the RB11, even if the deficit of the Renault engine will still be felt on the straights.

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"Spa we will suffer more in the straights, but in the corners - especially the second sector - we are looking pretty good," he said. "I think a lot of the back to back corners have rhythm and flow, so this track is one our strengths."

Though not expecting a repeat performance of last year's win, Ricciardo insists the car he drove to that victory still wasn't ideal either.

"It was pretty tough to drive. We ran really low downforce, pretty much Monza-spec. It made it tricky: tail-y but fun. Trying to keep up the rhythm when the car is moving around is not always easy - but I think it was the best package we had for the weekend."