Jolyon Palmer to part ways with Renault after Japanese Grand Prix
• Jolyon Palmer will leave Renault after Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix
• Toro Rosso’s Carlos Sainz takes over the vacant the seat four races early
Jolyon Palmer will be dropped by his Renault team after the Japanese Grand Prix, the French manufacturer announced after qualifying at Suzuka, leaving Lewis Hamilton as the only British driver on the Formula One grid.
Renault had already confirmed that the Toro Rosso driver, Carlos Sainz, would replace him next season but on Saturday they revealed that the Japanese Grand Prix would be Palmer’s last race with the team, with Sainz taking over at the next round in the USA.
Source: Formula 1