Daniel Ricciardo to auction off special helmet to raise funds for victims of devastating floods in – What We Know!

Daniel Ricciardo (right) will wear a specially-designed helmet for the Australian GP this week

Daniel Ricciardo will public sale off a specially-designed helmet to boost funds for the victims of the floods which have devastated New South Wales and Queensland.

The F1 returns to Melbourne for the primary time this week after a two-year hiatus as a result of coronavirus pandemic and Ricciardo will mark the event by sporting one-off helmet.

The helmet will then be auctioned off, with the earnings donated to floods reduction efforts throughout Australia.  

Daniel Ricciardo (proper) will put on a specially-designed helmet for the Australian GP this week

‘Every thing will go to the Crimson Cross’ flood reduction enchantment,’ the eight-time Grand Prix winner mentioned at a media occasion on Thursday. 

‘I’m making an attempt to only assist rebuild the communities which have been affected [by the floods] and use our platform for good.’ 

Designed by Melbourne artist Reko Kennie, the helmet attracts inspiration from the Yarra River and celebrates the Victorian capital’s range, Aboriginal tradition and identification.

‘Using blue and inexperienced honours Birrarung [the Yarra River], which holds monumental cultural significance to the unique inhabitants and house owners of Naarm [Melbourne],’ Kennie mentioned.

The helmet will be auctioned off, with profits going towards flood relief efforts across New South Wales and Queensland

The helmet will likely be auctioned off, with earnings going in the direction of flood reduction efforts throughout New South Wales and Queensland 

The helmet was designed by Melbourne artist Reko Kennie (left), who said it celebrates the Victorian capital's diversity and inclusivity.

The helmet was designed by Melbourne artist Reko Kennie (left), who mentioned it celebrates the Victorian capital’s range and inclusivity. 

The use of blue and green is a nod enormous cultural significance to the original inhabitants and owners of

Using blue and inexperienced holds monumental cultural significance to the unique Aboriginal communities that settled in Melbourne

‘The attention-catching colors lead to an city camouflage sample that celebrates my Aboriginal tradition and identification.’

Torrential downpours continued to pummel Australia’s east coast on Thursday, with Sydney receiving nearly a month of rain in a single day.

In accordance with Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, 48 inches of rain (1,227 millimeters) have fallen on Sydney within the first 4 months of the yr. By comparability, the New South Wales capital receives a median of 47.5 inches of rainfall over the course of a whole yr.

The heavy rain is the third climate system to have battered the east coast prior to now six weeks alone, with total cities throughout southeast Queensland and northern New South Wales left devastated by the precipitation.

Ricciardo will likely be hoping to provide Australians one thing to cheer about this weekend at a new-look Albert Park.

Two corners have been eliminated and 5 others widened in a bid to supply extra overtaking alternative, a course of by which the McLaren driver had important enter in. 

Ricciardo finished 14th in Bahrain and retired in Saudi Arabia (above)

Ricciardo completed 14th in Bahrain and retired in Saudi Arabia (above) 

‘The thought was to attempt to open it up and simply to make Sunday a bit extra thrilling and attempt to have extra overtakes,’ he added.

‘As a race now you’re going to see a very completely different Sunday right here in Melbourne.’

The 32-year-old is determined to get his season again on monitor after ending 14th in Bahrain and having to retire in Saudi Arabia.