Da Costa sad and hurt as Formula 1 dream now on hold 22 October, 2013 Antonio Felix da Costa Not long ago Antonio Felix da Costa was the hottest property on the fringes of Formula 1 and apparently heading for a race seat with Toro Rosso in 2014, but the unexpected appointment of Russian teenager Daniil Kvyat has put the dream on hold.
'It hurts, and today I am sad as are many others in Portugal, but I will keep working together with Red Bull to get into F1,' said Da Costa in the wake of the announcement.
'I believe I am ready to step up, but the decision is made,' he added.
Kvyat's promotion from GP3 and F3 ranks is considered a risk but at the same time reportedly brings the promise of...
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