Daniel Ricciardo is a man with every reason to be happy.
It's been confirmed that he will remain at Toro Rosso for a second season in 2013, once again alongside Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne. He's all smiles, but the reality is that Toro Rosso is a tough environment for any racing driver.
As members of the Red Bull Junior Team, both Ricciardo and his team-mate Vergne must prove their worth in Formula 1. Fail and, as a host of former junior drivers have learned, their time in the sport is quickly over. Succeed and the reward could be a shot at driving for world-title challengers Red Bull.
It's a theme he's happy to discuss, along with his life in Milton Keynes and the dream of maybe one day driving for Ferrari. With a big grin on his face, he's ready to answer the questions...