Daniel Ricciardo: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Records, Partner, Height, Weight, Parents, Siblings, Net Worth, Education, Profession, Hobbies, Achievements, Racing: Daniel Joseph Ricciardo is an Italian-Australian racing driver who is currently competing in Formula One, under the Australian flag, for McLaren. He was born on 1 July 1989 in Perth, Western Australia. And is currently 32 years old. He has achieved 8 Grand Prix victories in Formula One. Ricciardo’s driver number is 3.
Daniel Ricciardo Early Life
Daniel Ricciardo was born on 1 July 1989 in Perth, Western Australia, to Italian-Australian parents. His father Giuseppe “Joe” Ricciardo, was born in Ficarra (Messina) but relocated to Australia with his family aged just seven. The parents of Daniel’s Australian-born mother Grace came originally from Casignana (Calabria). Ricciardo also has a sister named Michelle. Growing up in Duncraig, one of Perth’s northern suburbs, Ricciardo’s earliest memories of motorsports were of his father racing at the nearby Barbagallo Raceway in Wanneroo. He attended high school at Newman College. Born in Perth, Western Australia, Ricciardo started karting at the age of nine, as a member of the Tiger Kart Club (TKC) and entered numerous karting events. In 2005, he entered the Western Australian Formula Ford championship driving a 15-year-old Van Diemen, finishing eighth by the season’s end.
Daniel Ricciardo Career
Daniel Ricciardo made his Formula Three début at the Nürburgring, entering SG Formula’s Formula 3 Euro Series team. Ricciardo moved to the British Formula 3 Championship for the 2009 season driving for Carlin Motorsport. On 30 October 2009, Ricciardo was signed by Tech 1 to compete in the 2010 season. In 2011 Ricciardo raced for ISR Racing prior to his HRT call-up. Ricciardo made his track debut at the wheel of a Formula One car, when he tested for Red Bull Racing at the young driver’s test at Circuito de Jerez over three days, from 1–3 December 2009.
Ricciardo was confirmed as Toro Rosso’s test and reserve driver for the 2011 season and would take part in the first free practice session of each race weekend. On 30 June 2011, Ricciardo was contracted to Hispania Racing by Red Bull Racing, replacing Narain Karthikeyan for all the remaining races of the 2011 season except the Indian Grand Prix, to allow Karthikeyan to race at his home Grand Prix. On 14 December 2011, it was confirmed that Ricciardo would drive for the Scuderia Toro Rosso for the 2012 season, alongside Frenchman Jean-Éric Vergne.
In October 2012 Toro Rosso announced the re-signing of Ricciardo for the 2013 season. His victory in Canada broke the chain of six Mercedes victories that marked the beginning of the 2014 season. Ricciardo won the Hungarian Grand Prix on 27 July, ahead of Alonso and Lewis Hamilton. For his 2014 performances, Ricciardo won the Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year in April 2015. He claimed his first victory for McLaren at the 2021 Italian Grand Prix, leading home the team’s first win since the 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix and the team’s first 1-2 finish since the 2010 Canadian Grand Prix.
Daniel Ricciardo Personal Life
Daniel Ricciardo pronounces his surname “Ricardo” instead of the Italian pronunciation “Rit-chi-Ardo”, attributing this to the way it was usually pronounced growing up in Australia and by his family. His nickname is Honey Badger. Daniel’s zodiac sign is Cancer. He has gained over 5 million followers on his Instagram handle which clearly indicates his popularity among his fans.
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Daniel’s Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth
|Real Name||Daniel Ricciardo|
|Height (approx.)||centimeters– 178 cm
meters– 1.78 m
feet inches– 5’ 8”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 65 kg
in pounds– 150 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||Not Known|
|Date of Birth||1 July 1989|
|Age (as in 2021)||32 Years|
|Birth Place||Perth, Western Australia|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Cancer|
|Hometown||Perth, Western Australia|
|College/University||Tiger Kart Club (TKC)|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Parents||Father: Giuseppe “Joe” Ricciardo
Mother: Grace Ricciardo
Sister: Michelle Ricciardo
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Some lesser-known facts about Daniel Ricciardo
- Ricciardo’s driver number is 3.
- Ricciardo was signed by Tech 1 to compete in the 2010 season.
- He became the second Australian to win the Hungarian Grand Prix in 2010.
- For his 2014 performances, Ricciardo won the Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year in April 2015.
- On 3 August 2018, it was announced that Ricciardo had signed a two-year contract to drive for Renault.
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