Danny Ric enjoys his first McLaren perk

Only time will tell if Daniel Ricciardo's decision to join McLaren will pay dividends. But regardless of his sporting prospects with his new team, the Aussie's move to Woking is already a step up in terms of employee benefits.

While a trusty yellow Megane served its purpose during Ricciardo's two-year stint with Renault, a beastly Vega blue McLaren 765LT is definitely more in line with the Honey Badger's shining personality.

Ricciardo took his new set of wheels for a spin around his winter home in Los Angeles, and then went on a second date for some ice-cream.

Because birds of a feather stick together…