Daniil Kvyat is a Russian professional racing driver who has participated in the premier Formula One tier as both a development driver and a competitive one. In 2015, his first full season with the Red Bull Racing team, he scored his first podium finish at the Hungarian Grand Prix and finished the season in a creditable 7th place in the overall drivers’ standings. Before joining F1 in 2013, he had excelled at several intermediate tiers winning the 2013 GP3 Series and the 2012 Formula Renault 2.0 Alps championship.

Sun Sign

Taurus

Residence

Monaco

Car Number

26

Formula One Teams

Daniil has raced for –

  • Scuderia Toro Rosso (2013) (Test Driver)
  • Scuderia Toro Rosso (2014)
  • Red Bull Racing (2015-2016)
  • Scuderia Toro Rosso (2016-2017)
  • Scuderia Ferrari (2018) (Development Driver)
  • Scuderia Toro Rosso (2019)
  • AlphaTauri-Honda (2020-Present)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Daniil has dated  –

  1. Kelly Piquet (2016-2019) – Daniil started dating PR agent Kelly Piquet, the daughter of 3-time F1 World Champion Nelson Piquet, in August 2016. The couple has a daughter together named Penelope (b. July 27, 2019). They reportedly split in November 2019 and she removed all their joint pictures from her Instagram account.

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Short-cropped hair
  • Lean physique
  • Affable smile
  • Clean-shaven look
  • Has moles on his neck

Daniil Kvyat Favorite Things

  • Sports – Motorsport Racing, Table Tennis, Soccer, Wakeboarding, Skiing, Boxing
  • Music Genre – Heavy Metal
  • F1 Racer/Role Model –
  • Hobbies/Interests – Fitness Training, Traveling, Reading
  • Cities – Moscow, Rome, Budapest, Monte Carlo, Rio de Janeiro
  • Cuisine – Russian, Italian, Japanese
  • Car Brands – Porsche, Ferrari

Source – , kvyat.com

Daniil Kvyat Facts

  1. Daniil’s family had moved to Moscow, where he discovered his passion for kart racing, from Ufa when he was 6 years old. A polyglot, he is fluent in Russian, Italian, Spanish, and English languages. He can also speak a bit of Finnish and Dutch.
  2. Daniil had finished as a runner-up at the 2012 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 championship and the 2011 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC championship. He also stood 3rd in the 2011 Formula Renault UK Finals Series as well as the 2011 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 series.
  3. Until November 2015, he did not have a driving license in his native Russia despite possessing an FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) Super Licence.
  4. He had started the 2016 F1 season brightly with Red Bull Racing, finishing 7th at the Bahrain Grand Prix and earning his career’s 2nd podium finish in the very next race, at the Chinese Grand Prix. However, after a controversial collision at the subsequent race, his home race in Sochi (Russian Grand Prix), he was immediately demoted to Red Bull Racing‘s junior/sister team Scuderia Toro Rosso for the remainder of the season.
  5. When he finished 3rd at the 2019 German Grand Prix, it was not just his F1 career’s 3rd podium finish. It was also only the 2nd time that Scuderia Toro Rosso had finished on the podium after their win at the 2008 Italian Grand Prix with .

Featured Image by Daniil Kvyat / Instagram

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Facts of Daniil Vyacheslavovich Kvyat

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDaniil Vyacheslavovich Kvyat
  • nicknamesTorpedo
  • birthplaceUfa, Bashkortostan, Russia
  • Date of Birth April 26, 1994
  • Age 27 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundRussian
  • nationalityRussian
  • net worth$5 million
  • professionProfessional Formula One Racing Driver
  • weight70 kg or 154.5 lbs
  • height6 ft or 183 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorLight Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • motherZulfiya Kvyat
  • fatherVyacheslav Kvyat

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