7 to 1: Daniel’s day in Canada

Canadian F1 Grand Prix - PracticeIn his seventh Grand Prix for Red Bull Racing, Daniel Ricciardo took his maiden career win at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal. Here’s seven facts about Australia’s newest F1 winner.

7: Before earning his seat at Red Bull Racing, seventh at the 2013 Chinese and Italian Grands Prix was Daniel’s best F1 result.

6: Daniel’s first career F1 win came from sixth on the grid, his worst qualifying performance of the 2014 season.

5: Daniel has now finished ahead of teammate Sebastian Vettel for the past five races.

4: Daniel is one of four Australians to win a Grand Prix – Sir Jack Brabham, Alan Jones and Mark Webber are the others.

3: Daniel becomes the third driver to win their maiden race in Montreal in the past seven Canadian Grands Prix (Lewis Hamilton in 2007, Robert Kubica in 2008).

2: Daniel’s previous best F1 finish was second in Australia in this year’s season-opener, which he later lost after being excluded from the results for a fuel-flow infringement.

1: Today’s win was Daniel’s first-ever points in the Canadian Grand Prix.

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