56 min

Daniel Ricciardo: dreaming of a ‘perfect’ Red Bull return F1: Beyond The Grid

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The 2022 Formula 1 season pushed Daniel Ricciardo to the limit. Under immense pressure at McLaren, he failed to reach the performance levels that had made him an eight-time Grand Prix winner. Left without a seat on the grid for 2023, the Australian’s future in the sport was questioned.


Ricciardo took some much-needed time away to enjoy life as a normal person, but he’s far more suited to life in the fast lane. Now he’s back to revive his F1 career at AlphaTauri and prove he can still compete with the very best.


Daniel tells Tom Clarkson what he got up to during his sabbatical and why a trip to the Super Bowl ignited a desire to get back in the cockpit. The Honey Badger talks about a change in mentality, the crash that broke his hand at Zandvoort, his Formula 1 endgame, and much more.


Follow, rate and review F1 Beyond The Grid and share this episode using #F1BeyondTheGrid.

Related episodes:

Franz Tost, Daniel’s Team Principal at AlphaTauri in 2023



Liam Lawson 



Yuki Tsunoda 


This episode is sponsored by: 

Shopify: sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at shopify.com/beyondthegrid 

Uncommon Goods: to get 15% off your next gift, go to uncommongoods.com/GRID 

The 2022 Formula 1 season pushed Daniel Ricciardo to the limit. Under immense pressure at McLaren, he failed to reach the performance levels that had made him an eight-time Grand Prix winner. Left without a seat on the grid for 2023, the Australian’s future in the sport was questioned.


Ricciardo took some much-needed time away to enjoy life as a normal person, but he’s far more suited to life in the fast lane. Now he’s back to revive his F1 career at AlphaTauri and prove he can still compete with the very best.


Daniel tells Tom Clarkson what he got up to during his sabbatical and why a trip to the Super Bowl ignited a desire to get back in the cockpit. The Honey Badger talks about a change in mentality, the crash that broke his hand at Zandvoort, his Formula 1 endgame, and much more.


Follow, rate and review F1 Beyond The Grid and share this episode using #F1BeyondTheGrid.

Related episodes:

Franz Tost, Daniel’s Team Principal at AlphaTauri in 2023



Liam Lawson 



Yuki Tsunoda 


This episode is sponsored by: 

Shopify: sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at shopify.com/beyondthegrid 

Uncommon Goods: to get 15% off your next gift, go to uncommongoods.com/GRID 

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