Dr Helmut Marko has characterised the promotion of Red Bull junior Daniil Kvyat for 2014 as a 'no risk, no fun' strategy.
When asked on Tuesday about the 19-year-old Russian's leap straight from GP3 to Toro Rosso, McLaren managing director Jonathan Neale said it was a 'very big step'.
McLaren is bringing new Formula Renault 3.5 champion Kevin Magnussen and runner-up Stoffel Vandoorne through the ranks, but Neale suggested the move to the new turbo V6 rules next year is a big enough challenge 'without throwing a young driver into the mix'.
'It has been done successfully historically by exceptional candidates,' he told reporters during the Vodafone teleconference, 'but Formula One is a very...
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