Daniel Ricciardo has been shown publicly in Renault colours for the first time since he was announced as one of its 2019 drivers. The Australian took the decision to leave Red Bull in August of last year to join the resurging Renault squad.
The 29-year-old will partner Nico Hulkenberg at the Enstone outfit, with 2019 marking his third year at the team. Ricciardo previously acknowledged that he does not expect to be fighting for podiums this season with Renault, as it builds back towards the front of the field.
Ricciardo endured a tough 2018 campaign with Red Bull, despite picking up two victories. However, on-track mishaps and reliability issues meant that his two victories marked his only two podiums of the year - while teammate Max Verstappen bagged 11.
Verstappen signed a new deal before Ricciardo, as Red Bull prepared for its new partnership with Honda. And now after leaving the programme he has been a part of since 2008, Ricciardo has been pictured in his new colours.