Daniel Ricciardo

Ferrari sign Sainz & Ricciardo goes to McLaren for 2021 Formula 1 season

May 14 2020 , 9:52 am

Daniel Ricciardo is to race for McLaren in 2021, taking the seat of Carlos Sainz, who will move to Ferrari. The double switch was announced by both teams on Thursday morning in a choreographed series of news releases. Ricciardo will partner Briton Lando Norris, while Sainz is to replace four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel at […]

Ricciardo handed two post-race time penalties, loses French GP points

June 24 2019 , 2:22 am

His all-action approach made him one of the stars of the French Grand Prix, but Daniel Ricciardo will leave the French Riviera without a single point after the stewards at Circuit Paul Ricard handed him two post-race time penalties, dropping him from P7 to P11. The Renault driver had an eventful race, recovering the two […]

Renault ‘fooled’ Ricciardo into leaving Red Bull – Marko

May 7 2019 , 12:09 pm

Daniel Ricciardo has been “fooled” into joining Renault in 2019, according to Red Bull motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko, who seemingly puts little faith in the French marque’s oft-stated ambition to crack into the leading pack in Formula 1 in the coming years. Ricciardo signed a reportedly highly lucrative deal with Renault for the 2019 […]

What’s going wrong for Ricciardo after Renault F1 switch?

April 10 2019 , 3:03 pm

Renault hasn’t made as much progress as it thought Daniel Ricciardo’s teammate has made a sad admission about Renault while the F1 team’s boss is down in the dumps over missed opportunities. Daniel Ricciardo’s Renault teammate Nico Hulkenberg says the team hasn’t made as much progress as it thought after a disappointing 2018 and boss […]

Verstappen Baku clash fallout a factor in Ricciardo’s Red Bull exit

February 17 2019 , 1:48 pm

Daniel Ricciardo has admitted the Red Bull Formula 1 team’s handling of his Azerbaijan Grand Prix collision with Max Verstappen played a part in his decision to leave for Renault. Ricciardo and his then-team-mate’s intense on-track battle in Baku last year culminated in a spectacular crash. The incident left Red Bull chiefs furious, and both […]

Renault hasn’t spent ‘stupid money’ on Ricciardo – Cyril Abiteboul

January 23 2019 , 12:33 am

Renault Formula 1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul insists it is not spending “stupid money” on Daniel Ricciardo, and that his acquisition represents good value, even if it is not yet ready to win. Ricciardo has made the switch from Red Bull to Renault for 2019, after feeling that the time was right for him to […]

Ricciardo’s pole celebration in Mexico made Max angry

October 31 2018 , 1:49 pm

Daniel Ricciardo’s pole position celebrations at the Mexican Grand Prix left Max Verstappen ‘very angry’, according to the Dutchman’s father Jos. Verstappen won Sunday’s race but only after his Red Bull teammate beat him to pole position by 0.026s on Saturday. The qualifying result deprived Verstappen of the chance to become the youngest driver ever […]

Daniel Ricciardo will move from Red Bull to Renault

August 24 2018 , 2:16 am

DANIEL Ricciardo has shocked Red Bull by telling them he’s leaving at the end of the season. In an even bigger twist, he’s signed a two-year deal to join rival Renault. The shock announcement was first confirmed by Red Bull before his move to join Renault was announced by the team. His departure from Red […]

Daniel Ricciardo Wins Monaco Grand Prix

May 29 2018 , 10:55 am

Daniel Ricciardo Wins Monaco Grand Prix DANIEL Ricciardo has drawn comparisons to F1 great Michael Schumacher after overcoming nightmare issues with his car to win the Monaco Grand Prix. Holding off a challenge from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to claim his second win of the season, Ricciardo wrestled gremlins for more than 50 laps of the […]

Daniel Ricciardo seals stunning pole at Monaco Grand Prix

May 26 2018 , 9:46 pm

Daniel Ricciardo seals stunning pole at Monaco Grand Prix Daniel Ricciardo claimed a sensational pole position at the Monaco GP, outpacing Sebastian Vettel by two tenths of a second as Ferrari and Mercedes had no answer for a resurgent Red Bull. Ricciardo, on top of every practice session, posted a stonking track record of 1:10.810 […]