CAREER MILESTONES

From karting to Formula 1: Key moments in Daniil Kvyat's racing career.
CAREER MILESTONES
From karting to Formula 1: Key moments in Daniil Kvyat's racing career.
Jan 2005
The start of his racing career in Russian karting. Kvyat won his very first race.
Mar 2005
Poduim finish in the "Sochi Spring" tournament in Mini class.
Oct 2005
5th place in Trofeo d' Autunno in Pomposa.
Oct 2005
4th place in prestigious South Garda tournament in Lonato.
Jan 2006
The family moved to Italy. Kvyat participated in international karting tournaments.
Feb 2006
Runner-up and track record of the Circuito Valle del Liri.
Apr 2006
Win in St. Petersburg championship in Raket class.
May 2006
Runner-up on the first round of the Raket cup.
Jun 2006
5th place in the first round of the Torneo Caro Rosario in Rieti.
Jul 2006
5th place in Copa del Vesuvio in Sarno.
Jul 2006
5th place in the second round of the Torneo Caro Rosario.
Jul 2006
4th place in the third round of the Torneo Caro Rosario.
Aug 2006
Podium in the Moscow karting cup in Raket class.
Mar 2007
Win in Trofeo del Grifone in Sarno.
Mar 2007
Win in the first round of the Trofeo Rambo Racing in Rieti.
Apr 2007
Win on Cogiskart in Corridonia.
Jun 2007
Win in the third round of the Trofeo Rambo Racing.
Jul 2007
Win in the first round of the Trofeo Caro Rosario.
Jul 2007
Podium in Coppa Internazionale del Vesuvio in KF3 class.
Sep 2007
Win in the second round of the Trofeo Caro Rosario.
Jan 2008
His debut in the KF3 junior category. Daniil also raced in the WSK series.
Aug 2008
Kvyat secured 3rd place in the European Championships on the Varennes track with the Morsicani Racing team.
Oct 2008
He won the prestigious Bridgestone Cup. As a prize, Kvyat had the opportunity to visit the Formula 1 paddock in pre-season testing as a guest.
Oct 2008
Trofeo dell Industrie win.
Dec 2008
Daniil was runner-up in the Macao race of the Asia-Pacific KF3 Championship.
Feb 2009
South Garda Winter Cup in Lonato win.
Mar 2009
He won the prestigious Trofeo Andrea Margutti in Le Castellett.
Jul 2009
Kvyat had his first tests in open-wheels with the Eurointernational team in the Formula BMW car in Varano.
Aug 2009
He signed a contract with the Red Bull Junior Team.
Nov 2009
In his last race in karting, Daniil won the final round of the WSK series in Lonato to become the runner-up in the final standings.
Apr 2010
His debut in open-wheels in a Formula BMW car as a part of the Eurointernational team. Kvyat had his first win in the Asia Cup.
September 2010
Podium position in the Formula BMW European Championship at Monza.
Oct 2010
Kvyat started racing in the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup with Koiranen GP.
Jan 2011
A trip to New Zealand during the off-season to race in Toyota Racing Series. A win in Manfeild.
Apr 2011
His first win in the Formula Renault 2.0 in the NEC season-opener in Hockenheim.
Sep 2011
Three wins out of three at the NEC Formula Renault 2.0 weekend at Monza.
Jul 2012
Two wins out of two at the first ever home weekend for Daniil, in the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup at Moscow Raceway.
Oct 2012
Kvyat won the title in the Formula Renault 2.0 Alps series.
May 2013
Daniil's debut in the GP3 series and F3 Eurocup. He achieved pole position in the first round in Hockenheim.
Jul 2013
Kvyat's first tests in Formula 1 with the Toro Rosso team at Silverstone.
Aug 2013
A first win in GP3 in Spa.
Oct 2013
Kvyat won the title in the GP3 series. He signed a contract to become a Formula 1 driver for the Toro Rosso team in the 2014 season.
Mar 2014
Kvyat's debut in Formula 1 in Australia. P9 in the race made Daniil the youngest driver ever to score points.
Oct 2014
Promotion to the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 Team, replacing the four-time world champion, Sebastian Vettel.
May 2015
P4 in Monaco. The best team and driver result of the season so far.
Jul 2015
First podium (runner-up) in Formula 1 in Hungary.
Nov 2015
Daniil finished his first season with Red Bull Racing in 7th place in the Drivers' Championship, ahead of teammate Daniel Ricciardo.
Apr 2016
A second podium in Formula 1: 3rd place in the Chinese Grand Prix.
May 2016
Kvyat returned to Toro Rosso after four rounds of the championship.
Oct 2016
Announcement of the 2017 campaign in Formula 1 with Toro Rosso.
The story continues...