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Daniel Ricciardo

personalia

Australian
1 July 1989 (28)
Ernie de Vos (1 July 1941)
Kazuyoshi Hoshino (1 July 1947)

statistics

6 (4.5%)
28 (21.2%)
1 (2016 Monaco Grand Prix) (0.8%)
0 (0%)
1st
8
132
131
853 (6.5 points per race avg)
7238
188 (2.6%)
11 (8.3%)
19 (14.4%)
2011 British Grand Prix
2018 Chinese Grand Prix

about Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Joseph Ricciardo ( rih-KAR-doh; born 1 July 1989) is an Australian racing driver who is currently competing in Formula One for Red Bull Racing. He won the British Formula 3 Championship in 2009. After Mark Webber announced his retirement from Formula One, Ricciardo was confirmed as his replacement at Red Bull Racing for 2014. In his first season with Red Bull, Ricciardo finished third in the championship with his first three Formula One wins, in Canada, Hungary, and Belgium. Ricciardo returned to winning form after over a two-year absence when he won the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix, eventually sealing third in the championship for the second time in three years at the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix.


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seasons

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018,

finishing positions

grid positions

teams & teammates

season teammate
2011 Vitantonio Liuzzi
Narain Karthikeyan
HRT compare 2011
2012 Jean-Éric Vergne
Toro Rosso compare 2012
2013 Jean-Éric Vergne
Toro Rosso compare 2013
2014 Sebastian Vettel
Red Bull compare 2014
2015 Daniil Kvyat
Red Bull compare 2015
2016 Daniil Kvyat
Max Verstappen
Red Bull compare 2016
2017 Max Verstappen
Red Bull compare 2017
2018 Max Verstappen
Red Bull compare 2018

news

The Australian’s contract is up at the end of this season, and he is an obvious candidate for both Ferrari and Mercedes if they choose to replace one of their current drivers.While Red Bull’s speed and strategic brilliance that helped Ricciardo win in China on Sunday will have boosted its chances of retaining him for next year, the Aussie says things are not yet so clear cut.Speaking ...

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Ricciardo stormed to an unlikely win in China, making the most of a set fresh of soft-compound rubber in the closing stages thanks to a strategic gamble from his Red Bull crew.It was a spectacular charge too, with impressive moves on Kimi Raikkonen, Lewis Hamilton, and Sebastian Vettel before an inch-perfect play for the lead down the inside of Bottas into Turn 6 with 12 laps to ...

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Daniel Ricciardo has an uncanny knack for impeccable timing. His Chinese Grand Prix victory was a masterclass in judging the moment – make that moments – to perfection like no one else. Give him a sniff of victory and he nails it with a ruthless efficiency. This was pure killer instinct.The razor-sharp timing rubs off on those around him too. Whether it was nailing his overtaking ...

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A bold pass on Valtteri Bottas for the lead capped a stunning charge from Ricciardo after Red Bull opted to pit him during a safety car for fresh tyres. It came a week after Ricciardo retired from the Bahrain GP on the second lap, and 24 hours after only just making it out in time for qualifying in China following a spectacular engine failure. “It was awesome,” he said. “We really ...

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Bottas and Vettel were locked in their own battle for the win until Ricciardo and Verstappen pitted again for fresh soft tyres during a safety car period just after the halfway mark as their rivals stayed on mediums.Ricciardo then overtook his teammate, Lewis Hamilton and Vettel in quick succession before executing a stunning pass on Bottas into the tight Turn 6 right-hander for the ...

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A week after his early retirement from the Bahrain GP with an energy store problem, Ricciardo suffered a spectacular engine failure in final practice in China and only just made it out for the end of Q1 following an engine change.He went on to qualify a place behind teammate Max Verstappen in sixth.Asked by Motorsport.com if he was starting to give up hope of Renault reliability ...

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The Australian ended the afternoon session down in ninth position, one second off the pace, which he put down to not being able to find time when using the ultrasoft tyre for qualifying simulations."The ultrasoft I struggled with on the qualifying run," said Ricciardo. "This morning and this afternoon we didn't really find much time with it."I didn't find a good balance on that ...

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The Red Bull driver retired on the second lap of the race when the car shut down without warning thanks to the failure, and the team has confirmed damage to the Renault energy store means it cannot be re-used.The number of energy stores allowed per season season for each driver has been reduced to two this season, and once a third is introduced it will trigger a 10-place grid ...

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Verstappen dived inside Hamilton at Turn 1 at the start of the second lap and was almost clear of the Mercedes before his left-rear wheel made contact with Hamilton's right front.That damaged the rim on Verstappen's car and caused an immediate puncture, which led to the differential being terminally wounded as he limped back to the pits.Hamilton and Verstappen disagreed over who was ...

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Bottas caught Vettel as the Ferrari driver's tyres faded severely late on, but did not mount a serious attack despite being within DRS range heading onto the final lap.Ricciardo retired from the race on lap two and, having watched the end of it from his hotel room, said he would have "at least tried" to overtake Vettel into Turn 1.Asked by Motorsport.com if he would have won in ...

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Max Verstappen picked up a puncture while passing Lewis Hamilton at the start of the second lap, which caused gearbox damage that led to his swift retirement, and moments later Ricciardo stopped from fourth position.Red Bull believes a Renault energy store failure triggered a sudden loss of power as Ricciardo entered the Turn 8 hairpin.Ricciardo said: “Being out so early in a race is ...

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The Aussie topped first practice in the daytime, beating the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas by three tenths, but was then only sixth and nine tenths off the pace in the evening FP2.But Ricciardo remains convinced of Red Bull's potential this weekend, as he insisted there were factors that limited his performance in second practice."I don't think the positions this evening are too ...

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Ricciardo leapt to the top of the leaderboard late in the opening 90-minute session at the Sakhir circuit to go three tenths clear of Valtteri Bottas.Kimi Raikkonen lapped within a tenth of the lead Mercedes, with Sebastian Vettel just 0.012s further back in the daylight session.As qualifying and the race will be held after sunset, teams were happy to wait to get proper running under ...

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Daniel Ricciardo is starting a year that will define the rest of his life in Formula 1.And it could be the most season important of his life, as the Australian seeks not only to fend off the growing challenge of Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen, but do so while making the first big career choice he has ever faced.Ricciardo has been a member of the Red Bull driver programme since 2008 ...

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Ricciardo is yet to commit to the Red Bull outfit beyond the end of the current season, and has been linked to potentially vacant seats at Mercedes and Ferrari for 2019.A move away from Red Bull would be significant for Ricciardo, who has been backed by the Austrian drinks giant since racing in the Formula Renault Eurocup a decade ago.Read Also:Why Ricciardo’s F1 career hinges on ...

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Formula 1 has endured a downwards trend in overtaking since shifting back to wider, high-downforce cars, with the 2018 season opener in Melbourne only providing a handful of genuine on-track passes.While much has been made of the aero and its effect on a following car, Ricciardo says the wider stance of the cars plays its own role in making overtaking difficult."I feel now with the ...

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Max Verstappen fell behind the Haas of Kevin Magnussen at the start then spun after picking up diffuser damage early on, while Daniel Ricciardo spent most of his race in traffic on his way to finishing fourth from eighth on the grid.Ricciardo was stuck behind Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari in the second half of the race and backed off late on to have one final attack, then set the fastest ...

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Hamilton was on provisional pole after the opening runs in the final segment, but his time looked within reach for rivals, with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull's Max Verstappen both sat less than a tenth off.Yet the reigning champion then found nine tenths on his second and final flyer in Q3, to end up on pole position by a mammoth 0.664s.While Hamilton has insisted his ...

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The Aussie was slapped with a three-spot grid penalty for his home race due to a red flag infringement in second practice yesterday afternoon, which saw him fail to meet the minimum time set by the FIA ECU in two mini marshalling sectors.With stewards acknowledged at the time that 'no danger was created', Ricciardo was left fuming with the decision to penalise him anyway.“Yesterday’s ...

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The local hero was called before the stewards for not slowing down sufficiently when the red flag flew in Free Practice 2 thanks to a cable buried in the pit straight coming loose.In addition to the grid hit Ricciardo received two penalty points.Horner believes that the stewards should have more flexibility when making decisions, and be in a position to take ...

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The Red Bull Racing driver was found to have failed to stay above the minimum time set by the FIA ECU in the second last and last 'mini marshalling sectors' when the red flag came out mid-way through FP2.As a result, he has been handed a three-place grid penalty and two penalty points.According to the stewards report, the penalty was softened as Ricciardo did actually look to slow ...

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Daniel Ricciardo looked slightly drawn and pale on Thursday in the press conference and as he moved from one commitment to another around the paddock. The Australian managed his trademark smile, but at the same time the pressure he is under regarding his F1 future was plain to see.But at least Ferrari team leader Sebastian Vettel made positive noises in public about the pair being ...

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Ricciardo, whose current contract expires this year, has yet to sign a deal for 2019, and has been mentioned in connection with Mercedes and Ferrari, who will potentially have seats available after this season.Mercedes driver Hamilton warned Ricciardo that coveting a seat at another team can ruin your relationship with your current employer.The Briton reckons that is a particularly ...

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The Aussie is heading into his fifth season with the outfit, having been promoted from Toro Rosso in 2014.Red Bull's new 2018 car – the RB14 - covered 783 laps across the two weeks of pre-season testing in Barcelona in the hands of Ricciardo and teammate Max Verstappen.This is more laps than the team had done across two weeks last year – or across three weeks in 2014 at the start of ...

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