Porsche, McLaren, Aston Martin: discover in pictures the impressive garage of Daniel Ricciardo with the cars that have marked his life.
Daniel Ricciardo, “Honey Badger” for close friends, is not that one of the best pilots of Formula 1 of his generation. Like some of his colleagues, such as Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso or Max Verstappen, the Australian cultivates a particular taste for beautiful cars.
It is true that the one who officiates in 2021 at McLaren has the means to fulfill its ambitions with a salary that is among the highest in the F1 field, although it has been revised downwards compared to what it perceived at Renault.
Toyota Hilux …
As you will see in our slideshow (above), the Ricciardo’s “garage” made in diversity. If he obtained his driver’s license while driving the Mini Cooper S from his father, the first car he owned was a Toyota hilux. What to perfect his ranges of young driver in the steppes from his native Australia.
As he rose through the ranks of motorsport, “Honey Badger” naturally saw his bank account thicken, enough to move upmarket. He thus had, pell-mell, a Porsche 918 Spyder, a Aston Martin Vantage V12 and an McLaren 675LT, without forgetting a more modest, but no less efficient, Renault Mégane RS, received from his former employer. When he didn’t opt for a SUV Kadjar for more relaxed trips between home and the Renault factory in Enstone.
… To the Valkyrie hypercar?
Red Bull Racing driver from 2014 to 2018, Ricciardo said at the end of 2017 that he had ordered a copy of theAston Martin Valkyrie. The hypercar, developed in collaboration with the Red Bull under the pen of theengineer Adrian Newey, is expected on the market in 2021 after several production delays. It is therefore not impossible that the Australian will be seen behind the wheel in the future. Unless McLaren doesn’t see it very well …
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