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Red Bull: Ricciardo told us he would sign a new deal

Helmut Marko said Daniel Ricciardo's shock switch to Renault was announced just days after the Australian told him he would sign the contract Red Bull offered him during the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend.

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Gasly was in his underwear when told of Red Bull promotion

Pierre Gasly was caught unawares by the call from Helmut Marko saying he would be promoted from Toro Rosso to Red Bull next season.

Analysing the candidates for the remaining 2019 F1 vacancies

Daniel Ricciardo's shock switch to Renault and Fernando Alonso's decision to quit Formula One at the end of 2018 have blown the F1 driver market wide open. Here's how the driver market looks as we near the end of the summer break.

Fernando Alonso

Alonso, Toyota disqualified after latest WEC win

Fernando Alonso's Toyota team has been disqualified after winning the latest round of the World Endurance Championship at Silverstone.

Button: Alonso will return to F1 in right scenario

Jenson Button is certain former McLaren teammate Fernando Alonso return to Formula One in the future if the situation was right.


A lap with 2019 McLaren hopeful Lando Norris

McLaren junior Lando Norris is looking like a very serious candidate for the vacant seat alongside Carlos Sainz in 2019. ESPN caught up with the young Englishman to learn his story so far.

Driving Hockenheim with Lando Norris

ESPN's Laurence Edmondson takes a hot lap with McLaren test and reserve driver Lando Norris around the Hockenheim circuit.


Alonso quits F1

Alonso says 'very poor' F1 spectacle prompted decision to quit

Fernando Alonso says his decision to quit Formula One at the end of the current season has nothing to do with not having a competitive car since 2015.

McLaren confirms Sainz as Alonso's replacement

McLaren has confirmed Carlos Sainz as one of its drivers for 2019, replacing Fernando Alonso at the team.

Alonso: Bigger challenges than F1 for me


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