Red Bull Racing new boy Daniil Kvyat insists that he will let everyone else worry about pressure as he attempts to replicate team-mate Daniel Ricciardo's rapid rise towards the top of the F1 tree.

The Russian was promoted to the second Red Bull seat following Sebastian Vettel's move to Ferrari, but claims that he will not be putting any extra pressure on himself to perform in what will be only his second season in the top flight. Ricciardo capped his move to RBR by out-performing four-time champion Vettel and finishing third overall - with three race wins - in 2014, but Kvyat maintains that his focus will only be on getting the best out of himself.

"I haven't really set any targets for the 2015 season," he said on the eve of the official unveiling of Red Bull's RB11 in Jerez, "We're just going to try and achieve the best results possible with hard work and the right attitude. I think that is the best thing we can do now without dreaming or guessing where we're going to be.

"Theoretically, there is more pressure on me but, on the other side, I don't really care about it that much. I'm just going to focus once again on the right things - just thinking about the results and the work on the track and not that sort of thing. That's up to other people to think about, not me."

Asked how he would approach season two, and his first outside the midfield Toro Rosso set-up, the former GP3 Series champion - who sums up his ethos via the mantra 'work really hard, drive as fast as possible and win as much as I can' - isn't going to change much from his successful junior career.

"I think that the approach I had in the past is working well," he insisted, "Consistency is one of the keys in your performance, so I'm planning to keep a similar approach and then things should be alright."

Expecting a healthy relationship with a team-mate he has know for 'perhaps five or six years', Kvyat admits that the start of the season, however mundane testing may be, cannot come soon enough.

"It's going to be very exciting to drive a Red Bull Racing car for the first time," he grinned, "It's a fantastic opportunity and I'm really looking forward to finally getting into the car. It's going to be cool!"



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