Daniel Ricciardo has shown that he's just as much of a force on two wheels as four in an off-season video.
Pre-season testing is approaching, but the Austrailan had more than enough time to switch to a dirt bike over the winter break.
During the winter break, the F1 teams will be wanting their drivers to stay as fit as possible and avoid any unnecessary risks. Three-time world champion Max Verstappen recently revealed he has a ‘no dangerous sports’ clause in his contract as Red Bull look to keep their star man in peak condition.
But that clause or no risk-taking does not seem to be the case with Ricciardo, as he enjoyed going full throttle around a dirt bike track in Australia.
Ricciardo shows off dirt bike skills
In a post on his Instagram account, the Aussie recorded himself on a GoPro racing his bike, with the caption: “Sometimes you gotta let the dawg out.”
In the video, Ricciardo explained how much he loves doing his hobby: “Alright, what’s going on?” he introduces himself.
“Spare time activities, bit of fun. Fun line of doubles here. Love bikes, love being a kid and just a sick dawg really.”
He then proceeds to take off round sharp banked corners and ramps on the dirt track, hilariously barking as he clears the jumps and approaches a huge ramp at speed.
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