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Russian
26 April 1994 (25)
François Picard (26 April 1921)
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statistics

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3 (3.4%)
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2nd (2015 Hungarian Grand Prix)
4th
5
88
87
166 (1.9 points per race avg)
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1 (1.1%)
21 (23.9%)
2014 Australian Grand Prix
2019 Italian Grand Prix

about Daniil Kvyat

Daniil Vyacheslavovich Kvyat (Russian: ??????? ????????????? ????, IPA: [d?n???il v??t???slav?v??t? kv?at], born 26 April 1994), is a Russian auto racing driver. He was runner-up at the 2012 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, and GP3 Series champion in 2013. He joined Formula One as a Toro Rosso driver in 2014 finishing 15th in the World Championship. He then moved on to Red Bull Racing to partner Daniel Ricciardo for the 2015 season. He scored his first Formula One podium finish at the 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix, finishing second behind Sebastian Vettel. He returned to Toro Rosso ahead of the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix, but was later dropped from the Red Bull family after the 2017 United States Grand Prix.


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seasons

2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019,

finishing positions

grid positions

wins

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teams & teammates

season teammate
2014 Jean-Éric Vergne
Toro Rosso compare 2014
2015 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull compare 2015
2016 Daniel Ricciardo
Max Verstappen
Carlos Sainz
Red Bull compare 2016
2017 Carlos Sainz
Pierre Gasly
Brendon Hartley
Toro Rosso compare 2017
2019 Alexander Albon
Pierre Gasly
Toro Rosso compare 2019

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Albon impressed Red Bull with a charge to fifth place in the Belgian Grand Prix, having come through from 17th on the grid after an engine change penalty in what was his first race with the RB15.<br>But Kvyat thinks that Albon’s performance needs to be put in context – and reckons that the fact the Thai driver spend most of the race stuck behind him, despite being in a much better car, needed ...

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The Russian charged from the back of the grid to finish seventh at Spa-Francorchamps last weekend with a performance that he said had lifted his confidence.<br>But he is well aware that the outfit's hopes of staying ahead of Renault, which is only eight points behind, will rest on it being able to start further up the grid.<br>"We know [cooler] conditions helped us a little bit, but we cannot ...

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Kvyat raced for Red Bull in 2015 and the first part of 2016, before being demoted to Toro Rosso then dropped from the programme entirely before the end of the 2017 season.<br>He was re-signed by Red Bull to rejoin Toro Rosso for 2019, and scored a shock podium in the rain-hit German Grand Prix during a strong first half of the season.<br>However, when Red Bull opted to drop Gasly to Toro Rosso, it ...

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The new ‘Spec 4’ engine will force Verstappen’s new Red Bull teammate Alex Albon and Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat to start at the back of the grid for the power-sensitive Belgian circuit.<br>However, Verstappen and Pierre Gasly, who has been demoted from Red Bull to Toro Rosso as of this weekend, will not use the upgraded engine.<br>"We are introducing the Spec 4 version of our engine at ...

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Toro Rosso adopted Honda engines last year after the Japanese company split with McLaren, as Red Bull used its junior team to evaluate a potential Honda partnership for itself. <br>Honda’s progress with Toro Rosso convinced Red Bull to strike a deal for 2019, and after that was done Toro Rosso was willing to take the hit of more grid drops to encourage Honda to push on with development.<br>Red ...

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With the 2020 grand prix calendar set to expand to 22 races, F1 is believed to be heading towards a revamped testing schedule, with options such a single five-day test week or six days across two weeks proposed to replace the current eight-day arrangement.<br>Kvyat is convinced, however, that neither of these moves would be right for F1, as they would mean the balance between real on-track testing ...

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Following an impressive first Formula 1 season with Toro Rosso, Gasly was first in line for this season's vacant Red Bull seat but, with the Frenchman struggling to match Verstappen and being involved in numerous incidents, he finds himself under scrutiny during 'silly season'.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Albon replaces Gasly at Red Bull from Spa<br>Why Red Bull is risking two careers with latest ...

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Kvyat’s shock podium finish in the German Grand Prix was Toro Rosso’s first since 2008, and has strengthened the Russian driver’s case for taking the place alongside Max Verstappen at Red Bull.<br>He had previously raced for the team for just over a season, but was demoted to Toro Rosso to make way for Verstappen and was axed from the Red Bull programme entirely in 2017 – only to return ...

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Kvyat had driven for the main Red Bull team back in 2015 and 2016, but was demoted to the sister Toro Rosso outfit to make way for Max Verstappen, before being dropped altogether a year later.<br>But the Russian was brought back into the Toro Rosso fold this year after a stint as Ferrari’s simulator driver, and scored a shock German Grand Prix podium that Red Bull’s motorsport advisor Helmut ...

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The Russian ran outside of the points for much of the race, as the frequent changes in weather and track conditions contributed to several twists and turns in the lead battle.<br>But after making a key switch to slick tyres on the drying track right at the penultimate safety car restart, Kvyat cycled through to third place – which became second when he passed the Racing Point of fellow ...

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The Russian came into the last two corners in Q1 to find Russell going slowly at the back of a queue of cars that also included Kvyat's Toro Rosso teammate Alex Albon.<br>Kvyat was able to jink the steering wheel to the left and get past safely, but his lap was ruined, and he didn't progress to Q2.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Austrian GP: Starting grid in pictures<br>Austrian GP: Leclerc beats ...

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Pierre Gasly's ongoing struggles to get on the pace of teammate Max Verstappen has prompted rumours about the Frenchman's future, following his promotion from Toro Rosso at the end of last season.<br>While Red Bull's motorsport advisor Helmut Marko has repeatedly dismissed talk that the team is considering a mid-season change, it is obvious that Gasly will need to improve if he is to guarantee his ...

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This has been referred to the French Grand Prix stewards, as such seals are applied to the relevant elements of the power unit prior to them being used for the first time at a grand prix, “in order to ensure that no significant moving parts can be rebuilt or replaced.”<br>Although Honda has no intention to actually replace either part, the Japanese manufacturer has broken the seal because ...

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While the Japanese manufacturer has delivered its first podium finishes since its F1 return, it is still unclear where its performance stacks up exactly against the other manufacturers.<br>But Toro Rosso’s Kvyat thinks that on the back of encouraging performances for his own team this year, the long straights at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve should deliver some important answers on the extent of ...

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Both drivers were forced to retire from the Baku race after the Renault driver went up an escape road while battling with Kvyat, forcing the Russian to stop. Ricciardo then hit the Toro Rosso man when he selected reverse.<br>After the race, Ricciardo told media he had reversed without checking behind. But after reviewing the replay, he noticed that he had in fact looked in his mirror, but on the ...

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With the Azerbaijan Grand Prix having shown that there was little downside to having opening practice cut short in the wake of George Russell's drain incident, the debate about moving F1 events down to two days has again resurfaced.<br>And Kvyat has suggested that teams would not be hurt from having just one practice session on a Saturday – with the only requirement for an extra day being at ...

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The Russian and his teammate Alex Albon had impressed with their speed for much of the Baku weekend, with both drivers delivering their best grid positions of the season so far.<br>But despite starting a hugely encouraging sixth, Kvyat struggled for pace in the race and slid down the order before the bizarre escape road collision with Daniel Ricciardo put him out.<br>Kvyat said there were no ...

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Late in the race Ricciardo had attempted to pass Kvyat for 10th place under braking for Turn 3, but misjudged the move and slid down the escape road.<br>In doing so, that forced Kvyat wide and the Toro Rosso driver also ended up in the run-off area, sitting right behind the Renault.<br>In Ricciardo's haste to get going, and unaware his rival was behind him, he instantly reversed and then hit ...

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Ricciardo attempted to pass Kvyat for 10th place under braking for the Turn 3 left-hander, but misjudged it and ran deep into the corner.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Azerbaijan GP: Bottas leads fourth consecutive Mercedes 1-2<br><br><br>By heading down the escape road, the Renault inadvertently blocked Kvyat, who was trying to make the corner from the outside.<br>Kvyat had to wait until the Renault ...

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Toro Rosso racer Kvyat was given a drive-through penalty and two penalty points on his licence for the opening lap incident at Shanghai.<br>Both Kvyat and Norris eventually retired, while Sainz recovered to 14th.<br>"This was, I think, a normal lap one incident - one car coming from off the track, and one car being sandwiched, and me leaving space enough for one car certainly," Kvyat said.<br>"The ...

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Kvyat had first-lap contact with the McLarens of both Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris, causing both drivers to pit for new front wings.<br>Kvyat himself initially continued without making an extra stop, but he was assessed a drive-through penalty and given two penalty points on his licence.<br>The stewards noted that he had "lost control of his car at the exit of turn 6 and hit the cars to his left ...

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Sainz and teammate Lando Norris were consigned to running at the back of the field in damaged cars after tangling with Kvyat's Toro Rosso at Turn 6 on the first lap.<br>Kvyat was blamed by the stewards and given a drive-through penalty. Both he and Norris eventually retired, while Sainz recovered to 14th.<br>"We were just all fighting in Turn 6, and at the exit of the corner I think someone didn't ...

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The Russian scrapped his second run in Q2 after the out-lap and was resigned to 15th place on the grid.<br>His absence in the dying seconds of the segment allowed teammate Alexander Albon to leapfrog him in the timesheets, the Anglo-Thai rookie beating Kvyat in qualifying for the second grand prix weekend running.<br>“There was an operational issue,” Kvyat told media about his aborted second ...

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In his first F1 race since the 2017 United States GP 17 months ago, Kvyat came from 15th on the grid to finish 10th.<br>He gained ground with a long first stint, then overcame a trip through the Turn 3 gravel while trying to overtake Lance Stroll's Racing Point before repassing Pierre Gasly's Red Bull on its out-lap.<br>"I tried," said Kvyat of the move on Stroll. "It was a late move. I was coming ...

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Kvyat demoted Alfa Romeo driver Kimi Raikkonen from the top spot with just over 10 minutes to go in the afternoon session, his 1m17.704s benchmark standing as the fastest lap of pre-season testing so far.<br>While he capitalised on a rare opportunity to top a session for Toro Rosso, the Russian said he and the team were not intentionally trying for a headline result.<br>Asked whether his lap ...

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