Well, literally a few moments ago we reported that Jolyon Palmer had announced his departure from Renault. Now it is confirmed that he will be replaced by Carlos Sainz. Meaning Kvyat returns to Toro Rosso.
Kvyat wad previously stood down by the Toro Rosso squad to make way for Pierre Gasly.
However today with Palmer leaving Renault after tomorrow’s Japanese Grand Prix, Sainz will switch teams.
Pierre Gasly wasn’t confirmed for America due to a Super Formula race, however the French man has been confirmed alongside Kvyat for Austin and beyond.
More to follow…