McLaren F1 Team’s Carlos Sainz will join Scuderia Ferrari as Charles Leclerc’s 2021 team mate following the news on Tuesday that four time champion Sebastian Vettel will leave the Prancing Horse at the end of the season.
Sky Sports News are reporting that Sainz who scored his first Formula One podium last season in Brazil. Paddock Eye has learned that Renault F1 Team’s Daniel Ricciardo is set to replace Sainz at McLaren on a long term contract.
McLaren will switch from Renault to Mercedes Benz power in 2021 and Ricciardo who joined Renault from Red Bull for 2019 has decided to move to Woking.
As to who will replace Ricciardo at Renault that remains unclear for now.