Ricciardo rules out replacing Vettel

Image: AFP
Image: AFP

Daniel Ricciardo has ruled out replacing Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari.

Currently, although Mattia Binotto says Vettel and Charles Leclerc are staying in 2020, there are rumours quadruple title winner Vettel could be about to retire or return to Red Bull.

One name linked with his seat in red is Ricciardo, who left the most recent grand prix in Austria wondering if the design of his Renault car is flawed.

"To be honest, I've been reading stories like these for the past three or four years," the Australian is quoted by Brazil's Globo Esporte.

"But I have my contract that keeps me here until 2020.  It's a two year deal.  So even if Seb retires this year, even if it's his decision, it's nothing to do with me."

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Voting Booth
Who should have replaced Sergio Perez at this weekend's British GP?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Sebastian Vettel - At least he'll get a taste of what the 2021 car will be like
26% - 556 votes
Nico Hulkenberg - He's been with the team before
27% - 577 votes
Fernando Alonso - A true racer, and the fastest Spaniard around
33% - 703 votes
Jenson Button - Any team can benefit from a champion driver
13% - 278 votes
Vote