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    Daniel Ricciardo Profile

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    Daniel “Danny Ric” Ricciardo, 34, is a Formula One (F1) driver for the Visa Cash App RB Formula One team (VCARB). Ricciardo was born on July 1, 1989 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

     

    Nicknamed the “Honeybadger”, Ricciardo maintains a fierce front on and off the track and is known for his aggressive driving style. 

     

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    His first F1 race was in 2011 at the British Grand Prix. He has achieved eight race wins, 32 podiums, three pole positions*, and 16 fastest laps throughout his career. 

     

    Outside of racing, Ricciardo owns a clothing brand, Enchanté. He has a passion for playing and watching football and is a super fan of the National Football League (NFL) team Buffalo Bills. He thoroughly enjoys watching the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

     

    Daniel Ricciardo’s car number is the number 3, after his late idol, Dale Earnhardt. Without Ricciardo, the sport of F1 would be missing its lovable, smiley character. 

     

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