Red Bull Racing claim that they had met all of Ricciardo's demands, with negotiations being carried on throughout the Austrian Grand Prix weekend.
However, that did not happen, with Horner continuing: "He drove the auto on Tuesday in the test in Hungary, and then I think the flight to America on holiday he decided actually he wanted, despite having everything that he'd asked for, that it still didn't feel right and that he wanted to do something else". "I just felt part of the routine was causing that".
"This year a couple of months ago I decided that it was the right time".
"To be clear, there was no falling out, no bad blood or anything with anyone in the team - with the bosses or anyone at all". I can understand that, but it's a pity because he is one of the strongest drivers.
He said he turned his teams into a "one-man show".
"So I just continued to enjoy my holidays, that time I was in Greece".
'That sounds easy saying it like that - it wasn't.
"If it is a change of scenery, I'm not sure if it's the best scenery to go to", 20-year-old Dutchman Verstappen told reporters.
"Once I made that decision and pulled the trigger I felt comfortable with it and it feels right for next year ..."
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Instead, the Aussie agreed on a two-year deal to join Renault, Red Bull's soon-to-be-ex engine partner.
"Renault can afford pretty much anything", Abiteboul said.
"I think it comes back to wanting to take on, in his words, a new challenge". Red Bull boss Christian Horner actually admitted on the official F1 podcast that he thought Ricciardo was pulling a prank when the Australian told him of the decision.
"From Red Bull, in fact, l had in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 and two this year - one in Monaco and one in August", Alonso said.
"I think the challenges are probably bigger than the challenges that I can find here for next year".
Labelling Super Formula as a "more competitive series than F2", Marko says he'd like to see more Red Bull proteges racing in Japan after paying a visit to Motegi last weekend to watch the fifth round of the championship.
"Dr Marko called me first of all to tell me that Daniel was leaving for Renault and that they would be making their decision on the 2019 driver at a later date", Gasly told the Red Bull website.
"If there's like 100 variables, really the one that it came down to was me within myself and the way I feel about my desire and motivation within the sport". He felt I need to take something else on at this stage of my career. I was as surprised as anyone when I heard the news about Daniel.