Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo has denied that he has signed a Formula 1 reserve deal for 2023

October 23 2022 , 11:07 am

Daniel Ricciardo has denied that he has signed a Formula 1 reserve deal for 2023, but says he is in talks to ensure he will “still be around” the paddock. Ricciardo has been considering his future options after confirming back in August that he would be leaving McLaren at the end of the season, one […]

Date set for 2023 F1 Australian Grand Prix

August 16 2022 , 9:43 am

The Australian Grand Prix Corporation confirmed today that next year’s event will run from 30 March – 2 April, with Formula 1 on track from 31 March. That will make the race the third round of the Formula 1 world championship for the second year running. While having traditionally been the opening round throughout the […]

Daniel Ricciardo under threat from lossing McLaren race seat

May 28 2022 , 10:28 am

Despite Daniel Ricciardo’s three-year contract, Zak Brown says there are “mechanisms in which we’re not” committed to seeing out the duration of the deal. And that comes from both sides, the driver’s and McLaren’s. Joining McLaren last season, Ricciardo signed a three-year contract that has an option for a fourth season. But falling short of […]

Daniel Ricciardo will finally get his prize at this weekend’s US GP in Austin, Texas after winning his bet with McLaren boss Zak Brown

October 19 2021 , 10:37 am

The Aussie struck a deal with Brown that if he were to achieve a podium in his first season with the team, he’d get to drive one of the cars in Brown’s private collection. Ricciardo, 32, had his eye on Dale Earnhardt Sr’s 1984 Chevrolet Monte Carlo NASCAR. Brown agreed to the wager at the […]

Australian Grand Prix cancelled for second successive year due to coronavirus

July 6 2021 , 10:43 am

The Australian Grand Prix was due to be held at the Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit in Melbourne from November 18-21 after being moved from its usual date in March; organisers cancelled the event on Tuesday “due to restrictions and logistical challenges” related to the coronavirus pandemic. “The Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) in conjunction […]

McLaren launch

February 16 2021 , 7:56 pm

McLaren kick started Formula 1 2021 when they became the first outfit to launch their car and team for the new season The event was the first time that McLaren’s new star signing Daniel Ricciardo was seen in the Woking team’s colours following his winter switch from Renault. He partners Lando Norris, who begins his […]

McLaren must ‘adapt’ to Ricciardo’s arrival

December 23 2020 , 1:37 pm

McLaren say they will need to “adapt to maintain the standards” when Daniel Ricciardo joins as Lando Norris’ team-mate for 2021. Rather than being a reflection of Ricciardo’s ability, it is simply a reference to the tight relationship Norris enjoyed with Carlos Sainz over the last two years before the Spaniard’s move to Ferrari. While […]

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 […]