Daniil Kvyat - Year by Year

2016

Despite scoring his second career podium with Red Bull in China, finds himself back at sister team Toro Rosso from round five onwards after an unexpected seat swap with rising star Max Verstappen.

2015

After a shaky start with Red Bull’s ‘senior’ team, Kvyat suddenly seems to find his feet around mid-season, capturing his first F1 podium with a fine run to second in Hungary before racking up enough points over the latter half of the year to pip more experienced team mate Daniel Ricciardo to seventh in the drivers’ standings. 

2014

Impressive debut F1 season with Toro Rosso, comparing favourably with experienced team mate Jean-Eric Vergne, making numerous Q3 appearances and scoring points at five rounds. Earns promotion to Red Bull Racing for 2015.

2013

Competes in both European F3 and GP3 Series, winning the latter title. Tests for Toro Rosso, makes two Friday Grand Prix practice appearances for the team and lands a race drive for 2014.

2012

Eases to Formula Renault 2.0 Alps title and finishes a close second behind McLaren youngster Stoffel Vandoorne in Eurocup, picking up numerous wins along the way.

2011

After a winter racing in New Zealand-based Toyota Racing Series, moves up to Formula Renault 2.0. Finishes third in Eurocup and runner-up in Northern European Cup, with a hat-trick of victories at Monza in the latter.

2010

Single-seater debut in Formula BMW with Red Bull backing. Despite tender age picks up tenth place overall in European series and two race wins in less-competitive Pacific series.