Date: 7th August 2015 at 10:22am
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Aussie Daniel Ricciardo has said that his payrise from Red Bull Racing means nothing to him.

To keep the comment in context, the popular Australian was discussing how he preferred last season in comparison to the current campaign.

Last season he stepped out of Toro Rosso and into Red Bull Racing for the first time, he was racing alongside the then defending four-time Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel.

Red Bull may not have had the car to compete with Mercedes, but Red Bull were the best of the rest, ahead of both Ferrari and Williams.

More impressively, Ricciardo was beating Vettel, with the Australian taking three Grand Prix victories over the course of the 2014 Formula One World Championship.

Those victories earned Ricciardo a payrise, but the Aussie would much prefer a competitive car.

‘It’s highlighted to me this year how much I love winning, and how much I love the success of the sport,’ Ricciardo told Autosport Magazine.

‘Last year was easy in a way because nearly every race we could fight for a podium. You sort of got into a rhythm.

‘This year I got a little bit of a pay rise, which is nice, but I’m a lot less happier than last year because of the results.

‘Even though I make a bit more money, it means nothing to me now.