He also revealed that he was approached by Ferrari during the winter of 2015, initiating talks that eventually fell through due to his strong ties with Red Bull.
Kvyat:The car was suited to Ricciardo
“Back then, it was just a lot of flow, getting in the car and driving,” Kvyat told the official F1 website. “At that time, Daniel was at the peak of his performance, I think.
"The car was also suited [to] him and I had to work around a few issues, but still it was a strong season and it was a good performance, so I was quite satisfied with it.
“The winter was a bit strange because I was approached by Ferrari, by [team boss] Maurizio Arrivabene. They were like, ‘We want you to drive for us’, and we started talking a bit more and more. At the end it was clear it wasn’t [going to work] because my ties to Red Bull were quite strong.
"We carried on into 2016, there were improvements that year from the car, but not when I was there at the beginning.”
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