Was F1 Driver Daniel Ricciardo In An Accident- What Happened?

In 2022 Monaco GP FP2, driver Daniel Ricciardo encountered an accident because of the rear of his car. After he appeared to lose the rear of his car, the driver hit the barrier hard at the Swimming Pool, taking a stopping point on the track running for the day. Later, the team brought out the red flags to permit the marshals to clear his damaged McLaren.

Daniel Ricciardo hit the wall during the FP in Monaco
Daniel Ricciardo hit the wall during the FP in Monaco ( Source : Thesportrush

The high-speed crash in Monaco Grand Prix practice has become the highlight of every news article, and he had a difficult start to the 2022 season. According to the express in turn, 13, the Australian had sudden understeer that caused him to veer slightly off course. While trying to catch the slide, Ricciardo overcorrected and slammed into the wall at a speed of about 130 mph.

The collision separated the wheels into three fragments of debris. Although the car came to rest against the tec-pro barrier so hard, he was unharmed and safely returned to the garage.

After the crash, his engineering team reassured Ricciardo moments and fixed the damage for the upcoming race. The team was glad to see him ok and suggested he not to be panic.

Where Is Daniel Ricciardo Now? His Family

Italian-Australian Daniel Ricciardo might be residing with his family and wife in his residence in Australia. The 32-years-old race driver would be in the scripted series in the Hulu series on Formula 1 racing. He was born on 1 July 1989 in Perth, Western Australia.

His father, Giuseppe “Joe” Ricciardo, was born in Ficarra (Messina), located about 130 kilometers east of Palermo. Later, they moved to Australia with his family when he was just seven.

Daniel’s mother, Grace, was Australian by birth, but her parents were originally from Casignana (Calabria), an Italian region of Calabria. He grew up in Duncraig, one of Perth’s northern suburbs, alongside his sister Michelle.

At age nine, Ricciardo started karting and had an interest in racing. He experienced his first car race in his father’s racing at the nearby Barbagallo Raceway in Wanneroo. He was a graduate student of Newman College.

Daniel Ricciardo Rumor Girlfriend On Instagram

Daniel Ricciardo has not posted photos of his rumor girlfriends on his Instagram account @danielricciardo, a verified account.

The son of Italian-Australian parents might be dating a beautiful lady in his life. However, no trustworthy media has reported about his relationship.

The child-loving Daniel has not revealed his love of life to social media. However, his name got linked with a rumor girlfriend Heidi Berger, a Tv actress by profession.

Berger, the daughter of Gerhard Berger & Ana Corvo, is an active TV actress. Her father is a former racer and ten times Grand Prix winner, while her mother is a former model.

Daniel and Heidi were secretive about their relationship as they preferred to keep their love life away from the buzz. The couple seemed to start dating in 2019. However, there is no solid proof of their relationship.

Daniel Ricciardo Net worth-What Does He Do?

 Sports Brief stated that, Daniel Ricciardo has an estimated net worth of $50 million, equivalent to £40.7 million. Making his debut with the HRT Formula 1 team, he worked as a part of a deal with Red Bull Racing. The driver number for Ricciardo is 3, and He has won eight Formula One Grand Prix races.

Daniel Ricciardo had a contract of a two-year deal with Renault in August 2018 that paid him an astounding $35 million annually. Red Bull gave $6 million years on his previous contract.

With McLaren, Ricciardo earned $17 million a year, moving him up to the 7th highest paid F1 driver on the grid in 2021. With a $15 million paycheck for the current season, Ricciardo has regressed.

Moreover, Go Pro, Blue Coast, and Puma have endorsed the Australian driver. Additionally, carsales.com, a website user or vehicle classifieds, sponsored him for two more years.

He contributed unknown sums to WIRES and the Australian Red Cross. The Perth native also disclosed that he would auction off his race suit to benefit philanthropic organizations.

As a result, he has three houses spread over three continents: a bachelor pad in Los Angeles, California, that he paid $13 million for; a farm in Perth, Australia; and a condo in Monte Carlo.