Kvyat in 2011.
26 April 1994 |
|2013 GP3 Series|
|Current team||MW Arden|
|Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Toyota Racing Series
Formula BMW Europe
Formula BMW Pacific
|2012||Formula Renault 2.0 Alps|
Daniil Kvyat (Russian: Даниил Квят, born April 26, 1994 in Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia) is a Russian auto racing driver. Currently he lives with family at Rome, Italy. He is fluent in four languages: English, Spanish, Italian, Russian.
Kvyat has been an active kart racer in Russia and Italy. In 2009, he finished third in the KF3 European Championship category and runner-up in the WSK International Series.
Formula BMW 
Kvyat started his formula racing career in the 2010 Formula BMW Pacific season with EuroInternational at Sepang International Circuit. In his first race he started from sixth place, but finished only nineteenth. He finished fifth in the second race. Also he became a member of the renowned Red Bull Junior Team and made his debut in Formula BMW Europe with the same team. He finished on tenth position with second place at Monza.
Toyota Racing Series 
Kvyat contested the Toyota Racing Series in January and February 2011 with Victory Motor Racing, finishing fifth in the championship with a win in the Dan Higgins Trophy at Manfield and another five podiums.
Formula Renault 
After two races with Koiranen Bros. Motorsport in 2010 in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 finale at Barcelona and fourth place in Formula Renault UK Winter Series, Kvyat joined this team with his Formula BMW and Red Bull Junior teammate Carlos Sainz, Jr. for full 2011 seasons in both Eurocup and Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup. He finished as runner-up behind Sainz, Jr. in Northern European Cup standings with 7 wins (including hat-trick at Monza). In Eurocup he was outpaced by former Formula BMW rival Robin Frijns and Sainz, Jr, scoring two wins at Spa and Nürburgring.
For the next year Kvyat remained in Formula Renault category, competing in both Formula Renault 2.0 Alps and Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 series. His debut in Alpine series was marked with dominating double win at Monza. In May he returned to the Eurocup, and recorded a double win in the opening round of the season at Alcañiz.
Personal life 
Racing record 
Career summary 
|2010||Formula BMW Europe||EuroInternational||16||0||0||0||1||138||10th|
|Formula BMW Pacific||8||2||2||0||5||0||NC†|
|Formula Renault UK Winter Series||Koiranen Bros. Motorsport||6||0||1||0||2||109||4th|
|Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0||2||0||0||0||0||0||NC†|
|2011||Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0||Koiranen Motorsport||14||2||2||3||6||155||3rd|
|Formula Renault 2.0 NEC||20||7||2||5||13||431||2nd|
|Formula Renault UK Finals Series||6||0||0||1||2||111||3rd|
|Toyota Racing Series||Victory Motor Racing||12||1||1||3||6||138||5th|
|2012||Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0||Koiranen Motorsport||14||7||3||5||9||234||2nd|
|Formula Renault 2.0 Alps||14||7||4||4||8||217||1st|
† – As Kvyat was a guest driver, he was ineligible for points.
- "Biography". daniilkvyat.com. Retrieved 19 November 2009.
- "Formula BMW Pacific: Round 1 and 2, Sepang". afos.com. Motorsport Asia Ltd. 2010-04-03. Retrieved 2010-04-03.[dead link]
- Benso, Michele (2009-09-01). "Europe – Exclusive: Kvyat, Sainz Jr. and Frijns arrows over the 2010 Red Bull Eurointernational". stopandgo.tv (Stop&Go!). Retrieved 2009-10-22.
- "Red Bull Junior Driver takes Dan Higgins Trophy". Toyota Racing Series (Toyota Racing Management). 12 February 2011. Retrieved 8 May 2012.
- Borgo, Marco (25 March 2012). "Alps – Monza, Gara 2: Incontenibile Kvyat". stopandgo.tv (in Italian) (Stop&Go). Retrieved 29 March 2012.
- "Classy Kvyat at the double". World Series by Renault (Renault Sport). 6 May 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2012.
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