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Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo

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Daniel Ricciardo: bio Daniel Joseph Ricciardo (/rɪˈkɑːrdoʊ/ 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. Full bio http://www.motorsport.com/driver/daniel-ricciardo/bio

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Daniel Ricciardo
Born Daniel Joseph Ricciardo
(1989-07-01) 1 July 1989 (age 28)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Australian
2017 team Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer
2018 team Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer
Car number 3
Entries 129 (129 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 5
Podiums 27
Career points 816
Pole positions 1
Fastest laps 9
First entry 2011 British Grand Prix
First win 2014 Canadian Grand Prix
Last win 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Last entry 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
2017 position 5th (200 pts)
Previous series
2005
2006
2006
2007
2007–08
2008
2008
2009
2009–11
Western Australian FFord
Formula BMW UK
Formula BMW Asia
FRenault Italy
FRenault Eurocup
FRenault WEC
Formula 3 Euro Series
British Formula 3
Formula Renault 3.5 Series
Championship titles
2008
2009
Formula Renault 2.0 WEC
British Formula 3
Awards
2014
2015
Lorenzo Bandini Trophy
Laureus Breakthrough of the Year

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The new hypersoft tyre is due to make its debut at the next round, in Monaco, but Ricciardo believes that if it were available throughout the season, it would add a greater element of unpredictability to the racing."I don't know why we can't have the hypersoft at every race," he said. "Or at least we qualify on it and maybe figure it out after that."But at least we've got, like, a ... Keep reading

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The Australian qualified in sixth place, behind teammate Max Verstappen and at the back of the group of the three leading teams.His best lap of 1m16.818s was 0.645s off Lewis Hamilton's pole time of 1m16.173s."I thought it was alright," said the Australian. "I was kind of a little bit 'ugh' after qualy. I didn't think the car felt too bad."We did about three 16.8s with different ... Keep reading

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