Formula 1 governs personnel future – Ferrari cockpit open
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BERLIN (AP) – Formula 1 has clarified a number of personal details in their summer break. The successor of Daniel Ricciardo at Red Bull is now regulated. The 22-year-old Frenchman Pierre Gasly, a pupil of the in-house talent factory, moves up from the smaller sister team Toro Rosso.
Still open for 2019 is the second Ferrari cockpit. The teams in the backcourt have not yet completed their personnel planning. The state of affairs before the weekend ends with the Grand Prix of Belgium in Spa-Francorchamps the Formula 1 holidays:
MERCEDES: Lewis Hamilton has extended his contract until the end of 2020, and Valtteri Bottas will continue to run a Silver Arrow.
FERRARI: Sebastian Vettel is up to 2020 in the word. Kimi Raikkonen's future is open. Top talent Charles Leclerc could replace him.
RED BULL: Daniel Ricciardo leaves the team, Pierre Gasly from Toro Rosso moves up. Max Verstappen has committed to 2020.
RENAULT: Nico Hülkenberg has at his side since 2019 Daniel Ricciardo. Carlos Sainz says goodbye to McLaren.
MCLAREN: Fernando Alonso will be replaced in 2019 by Carlos Sainz. Stoffel Vandoorne and youngster Lando Norris are fighting for the second cockpit.
HAAS: Romain Grosjean's contract expires at the end of the season. Kevin Magnussen also has to shiver around his cockpit.
FORCE INDIA: After the recent bankruptcy, it is questionable how Sergio Pérez and Esteban Ocon will continue.
WILLIAMS: Lance Stroll could follow his father's money to join Force India. Sergei Sirotkin has so far gained little plus points.
TORO ROSSO: Pierre Gasly joins Red Bull. It probably will not go on for Brendon Hartley. Successor wanted.
CLEAN: Marcus Ericsson can hope for another year thanks to the Swedish donors. Charles Leclerc has recommended for Ferrari.
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