Sport Is this the next Daniel Ricciardo? Perth teenager following in the tracks of his F1 idol

05:27  14 september  2017
05:27  14 september  2017 Source:   MSN

Daniel Ricciardo powers through Italian Grand Prix field, going from 16th to fourth as Lewis Hamilton wins

  Daniel Ricciardo powers through Italian Grand Prix field, going from 16th to fourth as Lewis Hamilton wins Despite starting at the back of the grid, Aussie F1 star Daniel Ricciardo zooms through the pack to finish just shy of a podium place at Monza.Having taken a grid penalty for after power unit and gearbox changes during qualifying, Ricciardo could see the field in front of him.

Daniel Ricciardo introduced us to the "shoey" at the German Grand Prix - drinking the Chandon bubbly (which isn’t actually champagne, this year) out of his shoe on the podium.

Place of birth. Perth , Australia. Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing sits in his car in the garage during day three of Formula One Winter Testing at Circuito de Jerez on February 3, 2015 in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain.

Calan Williams is leading the Australian Formula 3 Premier Series in his first season.© Supplied: Greg Williams Calan Williams is leading the Australian Formula 3 Premier Series in his first season. Calan Williams doesn't have his driver's licence, so he needs to get someone to drive him to the race track — but that hasn't stopped him becoming one of the rising stars of Australian motorsport.

In his first season racing against veterans of the sport, the 17-year-old high school student from Perth is dominating the Australian Formula Three Premier Series.

"It brings me that joy. It is just incredible to get in the car and just race around as fast as you can," Williams said.

It is just the beginning of what he hopes will be a long career in elite motorsport.

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  Ricciardo to bring back the 'shoey' Australian Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo has vowed to bring back the shoey following a brief retirement of the wildly popular act.Australia’s Daniel Ricciardo is bringing back his world-famous 'shoey', and he could even be sipping out of it as soon as Sunday if claims victory at the Singapore Grand Prix.

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Daniel Ricciardo Hungary was good. I think we all need that, as a team it was nice. As a race, it was the best thing to happen to F 1 this year. make the most of the next chance. Crash.net Do those race wins feel a long time ago now? Daniel Ricciardo Not really, it still feels pretty fresh.

Williams has caught the eye of big European team Fortec and has been offered a contract for next year.

"My absolute dream would be to win the FIA Formula One Championship, that has been my goal since I was six years old," he said.

Williams doesn't have to look far for inspiration.

Red Bull’s Ricciardo sets early Singapore pace

  Red Bull’s Ricciardo sets early Singapore pace Daniel Ricciardo set the pace in Friday’s opening practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix, boosting Red Bull’s hopes of challenging for victory at the Marina Bay street circuit Formula One race. The Australian's time of one minute 42.489 seconds was a new record and he ended the session 0.109 seconds ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.INITIAL CLASSIFICATION (END OF FP1): A successful opening session for @danielricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo is riding high off the back of three Grand Prix wins in 2014 and is on track to Ricciardo 's three wins in his first season with Red Bull this year would have been considered good So, as a 16-year-old and still living in Perth , Ricciardo began racing cars in the Formula BMW Asia

for Perth -born Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo , but the Duncraig racer says hes ready to win of the grid, following some issues early on this year matching driver feedback to the car’s data. And Ricciardo , in the fittest form of his life care of two brutal pre-season boot camps in Perth and Los

Both Williams and Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo started racing go-karts in Perth and launched their careers from the same garage at Barbagallo Raceway.

Williams would love to emulate Ricciardo.

  Is this the next Daniel Ricciardo? Perth teenager following in the tracks of his F1 idol © Provided by ABC Grandstand

"He is an incredible driver, an incredible guy as well and he is someone I look up to in all aspects of life," he said.

"If I could follow what he did that would be incredible.

Former F1 mechanic Brett Lupton has helped guide both Williams and Ricciardo.

"Daniel has proved if you chase your dream you never know where it will end," said Lupton.

"It is like anything — aim high and you can always come back a bit. Everyone has got the chance of being there."

But before all that, Williams needs to get through Year 12 at high school.

Ricciardo's embarrassing press conference gaffe .
Dan Ricciardo didn't hold back against Mercedes rivals Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton in the Singapore Grand Prix post-race press conference.Ricciardo finished in second behind Britain's Lewis Hamilton and Finland's Valtteri Bottas after an action-packed day that saw Formula One stars Max Verstappen, Kimi Raikkonen, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel crash out in spectacular fashion at the first turn in Singapore.

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