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Daniel Ricciardo Parents: Joe Ricciardo, Grace Ricciardo

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Daniel Joseph Ricciardo, an Italian-Australian racing driver, was born in Perth, Western Australia, on July 1, 1989.
He is presently fighting for the McLaren Formula One team under the Australian flag in the FIA Formula One World Drivers Championship in 2022.

Ricciardo became a full-time member of Toro Rosso in 2012 after the team’s driver roster was revised, and he drove a Ferrari-powered car for them in 2012 and 2013.
Ricciardo was promoted to Red Bull in 2014 as a replacement for Mark Webber, who had retired, and was joined by multiple world champion Sebastian Vettel.
Ricciardo finished third in the championship in his maiden season with Red Bull under Renault power, winning his first three Formula One races in Canada, Hungary, and Belgium.

Ricciardo returned to the top of the podium after a two-year absence at the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix, eventually finishing third in the championship for the second time in three years at the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix.
Since then, he has scored triumphs for Red Bull at the Azerbaijani Grand Prix.

 

Daniel Ricciardo Parents

Daniel Joseph was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Italian-Australian parents.
Giuseppe Joe Ricciardo, his father, was born in Ficarra Messina but moved to Australia with his family when he was seven years old.
Grace Ricciardo, Ricciardo’s mother, was born in Australia, although her parents were from Casignana Calabria.
Michelle Ricciardo is Ricciardo’s sister.
Ricciardo’s first recollections of motorsports were of his father racing at the nearby Barbagallo Raceway in Wanneroo when he was growing up in Duncraig, one of Perth’s northern suburbs.
He went to Newman College for high school.
He began karting at the age of nine.

Source: Vimbuzz.com

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