Initially ridiculed as a party team, Red Bull has quickly established as a force to be reckoned with, winning four straight constructors title and Sebastian Vettel winning as many drivers championship for the Austrian team at the turn of the decade. An underpowered Renault engine prevented them from continuing their winning streak in 2014.
Pre-season testing marred with reliability issues. With problems at bay, the real potential of the car became evident. Ricciardo registered three grand prix wins but an underpowered Renault engine meant that they were never in a position to pose a challenge to runaway champions Mercedes. Vettel leaves the the team at the end of the season