Daniel Ricciardo shares images of his new F1 helmet design ahead of the 2022 season
Daniel Ricciardo is already preparing to start the 2022 season after sharing photos of his new racing helmet. The McLaren driver made the revelation in a short video posted on his social media profiles.
Watch the video below:
The Aussie will most likely start the season with a new peach colored cap. Ricciardo has started every season since 2019 with a new design.
The 32-year-old will enter his second year with McLaren this season. With the advent of further regulatory changes to the sport from 2022, Daniel Ricciardo will no doubt be hoping to improve on an abject 2021.
Ricciardo finished the last campaign with 115 points which could only earn him 8th place in the Drivers’ World Championship standings. By comparison, his British teammate Lando Norris had 160 points and finished the season in P6.
The Australian picked up his first F1 win since the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix when McLaren won a surprise 1-2 at Monza last season. It was his only podium of the year.
Daniel Ricciardo reveals what he needs to do to become world champion
Daniel Ricciardo has admitted he needs to improve his driving under difficult circumstances if he is ever to become F1 world champion in the future.
Ricciardo had to overcome several obstacles trying to adapt to the McLaren MCL35M at the start of 2021. During a post-season interview at the end of 2021 with GPF Fansthe eight-time Grand Prix winner said:
“Unless the car changes from a characteristic point of view, I will still have to improve some of my weaknesses. This is the reality. If I want to be in a fight for the title, I have to drive this car even better. , call it the bad days or the days that are a bit tougher.
He added saying:
“It’s also a matter of raising awareness. Sometimes, just doing twists and twists and twists, I fall into, say, my old technique or my old style. It takes a bit more energy to drive in an unnatural way. I just have to be aware of when I fall back into what isn’t working at that time.
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He will also need to be aware of Lando Norris and the comparisons that could be made by fans and the media if their results are mixed as the season progresses.