Toro Rosso Looks Like They're Going to Swallow Their Pride and Sign Daniil Kvyat for 2019

The absolute state of the Red Bull Racing junior program at this exact moment is not great. With very few drivers following the traditional feeder series ladder sponsored by Red Bull and a massive driver shift (Daniel Ricciardo to Renault, Pierre Gasly to Red Bull), there aren’t many more numbers the team can call to…

Daniel Ricciardo to Leave Red Bull F1 After 2018 for Renault (Updated)

Daniel Ricciardo, the Australian shoe-champagne-guzzling star of Red Bull’s Formula One team and objectively one of Earth’s best humans, surprised the racing world this morning with an announcement that he won’t be on the team past the end of this year. And if multiple reports are to be believed, he’s headed to…

Daniel Ricciardo Set The Fastest-Ever Lap At Monaco And It Will Break Your Brain

In Formula One, Monaco is as difficult as it is beautiful. It’s hard to pass, so seeing that happen is impressive but rare. It’s the spectacle of modern F1 cars hustling through a course where they barely seem to fit at speed. That’s why Daniel Ricciardo’s pole position lap—which set a new record there—is a…

Daniil Kvyat Gets Kicked To The Curb By Toro Rosso For Good This Time

After scoring a point in his surprise comeback United States Grand Prix drive for Toro Rosso, Daniil “the Torpedo” Kvyat is officially no longer driving for either of Red Bull’s Formula One teams, Autosport reports. Kvyat was told that he would no longer be driving for the team after last weekend’s race, Toro Rosso…

Red Bull Loses Renault Engines After 2018 But Aston Martin Might Take Renault's Place [Update: No?]

Renault will drop Red Bull as an F1 engine customer after 2018, reports Auto Motor und Sport. While that stoked fears that Red Bull might be saddled with Honda as their only engine option, Red Bull hinted to Sky Sports that they have “existing relationship” with a motor manufacturer who can hook them up in Renault’s…

Carlos Sainz Jr. Gets Loaned To Renault For A Year To Smooth Over F1's Big Engine Deal

Standout Toro Rosso driver (which isn’t hard to do alongside Daniil Kvyat) Carlos Sainz Jr. will be loaned out to Renault for 2018, the team confirmed today. Sainz’s loan to Renault is widely believed to be the deal that let Toro Rosso end their power unit supply contract with Renault early, so naturally, it was…