Cape Town - Red Bull boss Christian Horner has said Daniel Ricciardo has
until the summer break to decide whether he is staying with the team or other
options will be looked at.
The Aussie has been rumoured to have signed an option with
Ferrari, creating an exclusivity period with the Scuderia which is believed to
be running until the end of June.
But Red Bull have put it in black-and-white terms in when
they want to start resolving their 2019 line-up either with or without
"We do not want to wait forever," Horner told Auto
Motor Und Sport. "We have other good options.
"There should be a decision by the summer break at the
Horner reiterated his wish to see Ricciardo stay with the
team, but suggested Carlos Sainz would be first in line to replace him.
"Our priority is to continue working with Daniel,"
"If that does not work, we'll pull the other options.
The most obvious is Carlos Sainz.
"He is under contract with us. And then there are a few