Ricciardo could say goodbye to the shoey

From ESPN - July 14, 2017

Daniel Ricciardo's post race shoeys have become one of the most anticipated moments of a Formula 1 podium celebration but they might be about to come to an end.

Ricciardo, who is riding a run of five straight podiums was asked what the plan would be should he get on the podium at Silverstone on Sunday and he admitted the ritual might have run its course.

"I honestly did not plan on doing it. Even in Baku I was, like, 'ah, I wo not do it'," Ricciardo said on Thursday.

"DC (Coulthard) took my shoes off and then in Austria, Martin (Brundle) was frothing for it. I feel like there's some real sick bastards around here. I never thought it would continue like this."

Ricciardo said fans were even shouting "shoey" at Ricciardo during the promotional event for the British Grand Prix that was held in London on Wednesday.

"I am just walking along, minding my business and they are like 'do a shoey'...I do not actually just take my shoe off while I am walking in the street and drink out of it. I feel like I dug a hole for myself with this one," a grinning Ricciardo said.


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