F1 Breaking News: Red Bull Racing have confirmed Max Verstappen will drive along-side Daniel Ricciardo for the Spanish Grand Prix.
After Kvyat’s “bumper car” move on Ferrari driver, Sebastian Vettel, the team have decided to promote Verstappen up to Red Bull Racing, and Daniil Kvyat will drive for Toro Rosso.
“Max has proven to be an outstanding young talent. His performance at Toro Rosso has been impressive so far and we are pleased to give him the opportunity to drive for Red Bull Racing.” Christian Horner said.
“We are in the unique position to have all four drivers across Red Bull Racing and Toro Rosso under long term contracts with Red Bull, so we have the flexibility to move them between the two teams.
“Dany will be able to continue his development at Toro Rosso, in a team that he is familiar with, giving him the chance to regain his form and show his potential.”
More to follow…