Daniel Ricciardo is to be the latest winner of the prestigious Trofeo Lorenzo Bandini.

Daniel_Ricciardo-Canadian_GP-2014-S01Past winners of the trophy are a roll-call of long and successful grand prix careers, including champions Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton.

24-year-old Australian Ricciardo, who has given world champion Vettel a hard time after joining Red Bull this year, will receive the prize at the end of August in Brisighella, Italy.

Brisighella is the home town of the late Bandini, who was killed at the age of 31 during the 1967 Monaco grand prix.

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