Valentino rossi It is the result of idolatry and inspiration for the entire motor world. The image of the Italian goes beyond motorcycling and is installed in several categories. That is why Daniel Ricciardo, one of the most important drivers in Formula 1 shared the new helmet design that he will wear at the Mugello race this weekend.
Daniel Ricciardo always shared his fanaticism for the motorcyclist in the opportunities in which he was consulted. It is for this reason that this Sunday, the Australian will wear a design inspired by Valentino Rossi, as the race will be held at Mugello, near the Italian’s home. The Renault driver showed his fans on social media the new helmet.
The Australian joins Charles Leclerc, the pilots who will use a special design in their protectors. In the case of Ferrari’s, this is a special event, as Ferrari turns 1000 Grands Prix in Formula 1. Ricciardo’s helmet has an animal style, with his number three badges printed on it. “It’s wild, crazy, extreme and I love it,” he said in the posted video.
In recent years, Ricciardo commented that he wants to be like Valentino Rossi. “My plan is to be like Valentino Rossi, able to keep up with the younger generation, not be left behind. We have to use intelligence and have clear ideas, in this case I don’t think age is a big obstacle »he commented in 2017, when he was still at Red Bull
Rossi, Sainz and Norris’s comments
In the Instagram post, both Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris commented that they thought about the design of the new helmet. However, both pilots replied that it was not to their liking, in a very peculiar way. For his part, Ricciardo responded by saying “children.” For his part, Valentino Rossi thanked him for the gesture saying: «Great Daniel !! Thank you very much and enjoy Mugello !! »