Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo

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Daniel Ricciardo: bio Daniel Ricciardo (/rᵻˈkɑːrdoʊ/ rih-CAR-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 (1989-07-01) 1 July 1989 (age 27)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Australian
2017 team Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer
Car number 3
Entries 110 (109 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 4
Podiums 18
Career points 616
Pole positions 1
Fastest laps 8
First entry 2011 British Grand Prix
First win 2014 Canadian Grand Prix
Last win 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix
Last entry 2017 Australian Grand Prix
2016 position 3rd (256 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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