DANIEL RICCIARDO CONFIRMS RED BULL EXIT, SIGNS WITH RENAULT FOR 2019
29-year-old, Daniel Ricciardo, has announced his exit with Aston Martin Red Bull Racing, which takes effect at the end of the season.
Ricciardo, who has been with Red Bull since 2014, has decided to switch things up and move on from the Austrian team by signing with Renault. Renault confirmed this, announcing he would race alongside German driver, Nico Hulkenberg.
Hulkenberg currently partners Carlos Sainz, who formerly drove for Toro Rosso. There is no word yet on whether Sainz will be replacing Ricciardo at Red Bull or possibly even joining McLaren. It is possible that Sainz may even miss out on a seat completely with the sudden seat shuffle.
Max Verstappen's spot at Red Bull is secure and there are many other names that could potentially partner the young Dutch driver.
Ricciardo has won twice for Red Bull this year, taking the 1st place trophy in both China and Monaco. However, he has also suffered four retirements. His latest finish was 4th at the Hungarian Grand Prix. In total, he has 7 wins for the team.
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