How Ricciardo earned his big chance

How Ricciardo earned his big chance

Daniel Ricciardo has got the nod for a 2012 Toro Rosso race seat from his patron Red Bull. He talked to Adam Cooper about his journey to the top and life as a Red Bull protege

Over the past few weeks there was much speculation about what Scuderia Toro Rosso might do for 2012, given that Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne were both knocking on the door.

Would STR keep both existing drivers? If the team ditched one of the incumbents, would the unlucky man be Jaime Alguersuari or Sebastian Buemi? And if that were the case, would Ricciardo or Vergne get the nod?

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