Date printed: October 23 2020
Nicknamed the ‘Honey Badger’, Daniel Ricciardo says Cyril Abiteboul can anticipate that to look on his soon-to-be-newly-inked tattoo.
Racing his method to third on the Eifel Grand Prix, Ricciardo assured his crew boss a brand new tattoo.
The 2 had a wager working that if Ricciardo put his Renault on the rostrum, his boss would get a tattoo of the driver’s choice.
All Abiteboul will get to decide on is the dimensions and placement.
As to be anticipated everybody needs to know when and the place the deal goes down.
Ricciardo informed Autosport’s Luke Smith: “I’ve obtained an artist engaged on two designs at the moment. We’re getting shut.
“I’ve obtained to talk to Cyril about logistics, however hopefully earlier than Bahrain, we discover a window to get it accomplished”
Giving just a few extra particulars concerning the doable design to Sky Germany, the Aussie added: “There ought to be honey badger, let’s see the way it seems.”
However which Honey Badger will it’s?
This yr’s, the picture above, is a fierce beast with all enamel whereas 2018’s nonetheless regarded quite cuddly.
He has additionally been tweaked over time to go well with the grand prix.
The 2018 US GP…
— Jens Munser Designs (@JMD_helmets) October 19, 2020
Abiteboul just lately defined that the tattoo wager was the result of a few beers.
“It isn’t actually my fashion,” he mentioned. “I assume that’s why I made that wager.
“I keep in mind that night time in Silverstone final yr. Daniel was exhibiting me a brand new tattoo that he had and I requested him ‘How do you get there? What’s the psychological journey that will get to any such tattoo?’
“He informed me he was simply strolling in entrance of a tattoo place and he thought ‘Let’s do one’.
“I believed ‘Okay’ and I mentioned ‘Let’s do one thing. If you happen to do your podium – and it was after just a few beers – I’ll do one””