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Ricciardo remains unclear of 2011 situation

ESPNF1 Staff
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Daniel Ricciardo set a lap time a full 1.3 seconds faster than Sebastian Vettel's pole time for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. © Sutton Images

Red Bull reserve driver Daniel Ricciardo has revealed he still does not know what he will be doing in 2011.

Ricciardo impressed on both days of the Abu Dhabi young driver test at the wheel of the championship winning RB6, but the team's four F1 race seats are already occupied for 2011. It has been rumoured a drive at Lotus - to use Red Bull gearboxes next year - is a possibility.

"I called Dr [Helmut] Marko to keep him informed of the developments in testing," Ricciardo said. "I asked him if he had any news for next season, but he said nothing has been decided yet.

"I am a member of the Red Bull junior team so my future is in their hands. I have every confidence in them and I know they will decide what is best for me."