Australian F1 young gun, Daniel Ricciardo has been crowned the fastest Formula One driver on popular car show, Top Gear, after the 25-year-old managed to shave a whopping seven tenths of a second off previous leader Lewis Hamilton.

Ricciardo took part in the ‘Star in a Reasonably Priced Car’ challenge on the final day of F1’s first pre-season test last Wednesday, skipping out on the training day.

He is the second Australian F1 driver to make an impression at the Top Gear track, with Mark Webber still on the leaderboard in third place.