Daniel Cao or Zhao as he is known in hos hometown of Shanghai hails from from the People Republic of China. The 16 year old racer has always been fascinated by speed and things fast.
By the age of 11, while all of his peers were stuck behind desk, doing their homework, the youngster was busy racing karts. Daniel first started off his racing debut in the hot seat of a Rotax 125cc powered Kart. Daniel is entranced by big ultra-modern tracks such as Shanghai and Sepang.
However in his spare time, he does enjoy a game of football from time to time, but his true love and passion will always be racing and aspires to take to the starting grid of a Formula 1 race in the future under the colors of the Chinese flag.
But in the meantime, the youth is presently finishing school in Shanghai and is planning on attending college in Newbury, UK.
This weekend sees the Shanghai native back to defend his winning streak in Buriram, where he hopes to win his third event championship.
Formula 4 SEA
Is F1 your dream? FIA F4(Formula 4 SEA) is the first step! F4SEA is a 30 race 5 event championship, designed to transition karters to formula racing. The championship focuses on training young drivers while supporting events like Formula 1 and Asian Le Mans.