Renault unveiled their latest challenger, the R.S.19 at the team's Enstone base, with the team hoping to build on their impressive fourth place form 2018. Having finished fourth in the constructors' championship last season - improving from ninth in 2016 and sixth the following campaign - Renault Sport Racing president Jerome Stoll says the next target is to challenge the top three teams for podiums this year.
Team boss Cyril Abiteboul said: "We want to fight for more".
Ricciardo won twice for Red Bull a year ago, but Renault are yet to secure a podium finish since they returned to the grid as a standalone constructor in 2016.
"It's the most productive winter we have ever had in terms of engine performance".
Australian Ricciardo ended his lengthy association with Red Bull to make his surprise move to Renault.
"If we chose to get all of you here today it's really because we feel ready", Abiteboul said. "We know them and understand them and had time to put in place a structure", he said.
But Renault's solid line-up will be sparing no effort to reduce the yellow squad's gap with Formula 1's trio of front-runners, Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull.
Renault's chassis technical director Nick Chester says that while resources are now in place to deliver a auto capable of challenging at the front, it would be unrealistic to target wins in 2019.
Retired four times world champion and team special advisor Alain Prost, addressing staff before the launch, said he was impressed by the changes and hoped to see Ricciardo or German teammate Nico Hulkenberg on the podium this year. "We are aiming for zero DNFs (non finishes) related to either the chassis or the engine".
This is going to be a big season for the Renault works team.
"We have worked hard on the ERS [energy recovery system] and worked a lot on the ICE [internal combustion engine]".
West Indies interim coach Richard Pybus said he was unaware of the comment but it will be addressed if deemed unfit. Speaking afterwards, match referee Jeff Crowe said was satisfied the umpires dealt with the matter on the field.
Standing under a Finish the Wall banner, Donald Trump insisted that large portions of the project are already under construction. Beto O'Rourke speaks to a crowd inside a ball park across the street from where President Donald Trump was holding a rally.
It would also be proof that nobody is exempt from these conditions, including massive companies like Activision Blizzard . Despite this, Activision Blizzard still stands as one of the largest developer and publisher in the video game industry.
China has filed a formal complaint and called on Turkey to reveal the source of its information, Hua said. The musician says he is "in the process of being investigated for allegedly violating national laws".
Two hotel staff members had jumped from the fourth floor of the hotel in an attempt to save themselves. The injured were taken to local hospitals, but their medical conditions were not immediately known.
Launching adult animated series on the platform is a bold move; it will be interesting to see how things shake out. The series will all lead into a special animated event for Hulu , " Marvel's The Offenders ".
Jason Alderete of the Houston Police Department's Major Offenders, Livestock Animal Cruelty Unit told CNN affiliate KTRK . Agency spokeswoman Lara Cottingham told the Houston Chronicle that a wildlife refuge would take the tiger on Tuesday.
I didn't train on Friday and I didn't sleep at the hotel either because they thought I might infect other players. In the morning I was still weak and had diarrhoea. "But even at half-time I had to run off to get to the toilet".
Sarri has found himself under pressure after a desperate run of results in his first season at Chelsea . Mark Ogden explains why he doesn't see a future for Maurizio Sarri and his style of play at Chelsea .
Last night, BET chimed in on Nicki Minaj and Cardi B's deep-seated beef and now, Minaj wants smoke with the network. According to Complex, Nicki is now encouraging her fans to get a refund for their tickets to her BET show.
Scholes will be in the dugout for his first game in charge tomorrow night (Tuesday 12th February 2019) at home to Yeovil Town. It's a challenge for him. "But that drug of football when you don't get it, Paul is one of them, he loves football ".
Rachel Weisz & Olivia Colman Glam Up for BAFTAs 2019!
Prince William wore a traditional black tuxedo but strayed from tradition slightly with a pair of black velvet loafers. Most notably, Olivia Colman won Best Actress for her portrayal of the 18th century British Queen Anne in the picture.
Liverpool monitoring Leeds United starlet Jack Clarke
Leeds will be aiming to get back to winning ways when they face Swansea City at Elland Road on Wednesday in the Championship. Clarke has since been released but chief executive Angus Kinnear has informed fans of the decision taken by the club.
The Toronto Raptors are set to sign Jeremy Lin
The team said he injured himself during the second quarter of the Raptors' 104-99 victory on Saturday at the New York Knicks. Lin began his career with the Golden State Warriors in 2010-11.