Daniel Ricciardo did a 'shoey' to celebrate finishing 2nd at the German Grand Prix

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Drinking champagne straight from the bottle is a common rite of passage to celebrate a victory in motor racing.

But Australian Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo took it one step further last night, when he came second in the German Grand Prix in his 100th race.

Putting an Aussie twist on tradition, Ricciardo took off his shoe, poured in the champagne and skolled it.

It was a strange sight for non-Australian viewers, and Ricciardo had to explain himself after the race.

Here’s how he described the Aussie ‘shoey’.

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