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Red Bull Racing announces Max Verstappen to replace Kvyat

  • Published on 05 May 2016 09:41
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  • By: Danny Sosef

Red Bull Racing will have a new driver line-up from the Spanish Grand Prix. Max Verstappen will be joining the team to drive alongside Daniel Ricciardo. Daniil Kvyat will continue to drive for Red Bull and will re-join sister team Scuderia Toro Rosso.

Christian Horner, Team Principal says, "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.

"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."

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  • f1dave

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    I guess that emulating Madonado wasn't the way to go for Kvyat.

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    • May 5 2016 - 15:57
    • I bet they tried talking sense into him but he must have gone all macho with them too, just like how he scoffed saying Vettel go to know him a little better.

      Sure, not just Vettel but the whole world got to know he was a pretend blind moron. Now he is out, pretty soon he will be out of Toro Rosso too. He is liability to F1. They want a Russian in F1? get back Vitaly Petrov.

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      • May 5 2016 - 17:04
  • khasmir

    Posts: 893

    Not sure what to think of this whole shenanigans.

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    • May 6 2016 - 23:49

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