However, Kvyat failed to hit the heights expected in 2015 and, just four races into 2016, the Russian was forced to switch places with Max Verstappen - the Dutchman moving to Red Bull with Kvyat returning to Toro Rosso.
At the end of 2017, Kvyat lost his F1 seat altogether as Toro Rosso introduced a new driver pairing of Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley, although he returned after spending one year in a reserve role at Ferrari to replace Hartley.
"As my career shows, you can always have a shot if you are in the right place at the right time," he continued.
"But to fight for the world championship, many things have to fall into the right place at the right time.
"Regardless, I will always keep pushing, keep trying to do my best."
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