With the announcement that Daniel Ricciardo will join Sebastian Vettel at the Red Bull team expected during or shortly after the Italian Grand Prix weekend, the young Australian will already be thinking about how he will match up against the three-time world champion.
The man he will be replacing, countryman Mark Webber, has already told FoxSports that Ricciardo will be joining Red Bull next year.
The chances are he will be very much the No. 2 driver in the team but that’s not necessarily such a bad thing as he continues to find his feet in the sport and he will be learning from one of the greats.
Here then are 10 of the best No. 2 drivers and a list that should give Ricciardo some comfort.