Max Verstappen will replace Daniil Kvyat at Red Bull Racing with immediate effect. In a straight swap, the move will also see Kvyat will return to Toro Rosso from the Spanish Grand Prix, F1Today.net can exclusively reveal.
According to various sources, Kvyat has been under fire for his poor performances during the past two Grand Prix's in China and Sochi,owing to contact with Sebastian Vettel, with the German retiring on the opening lap in the most recent race. He was asked to come to the Red Bull Racing headquarters at Milton Keynes this week to discuss the race and his actions.
Sources have told F1Today.net that Verstappen - who was speculated to join Red Bull Racing for next year - will drive for Renault-powered squad from the Spanish Grand Prix onwards. The Dutchman will be at the factory this week to do a seat fitting later this week.
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