Daniel Ricciardo is to leave Red Bull at the end of the season.
In July, team boss Christian Horner said the Australian, who is out of contact at the end of the season, was close to signing a new deal.
Ricciardo, 29, is fifth in the drivers’ championship with two wins so far this season.
Horner said they “respected” Ricciardo’s decision and will “continue to evaluate the numerous options available to us” for his replacement.
More to follow.