In a shock announcement, Toro Rosso have confirmed that Daniil Kvyat will drive alongside Jean-Eric Vergne for the 2014 season.The Russian 19-year-old, a relative unknown who was previously part of the Red Bull Junior Driver programme, will replace the Red Bull-bound Daniel Ricciardo. Kvyat has driven in the GP3 series this season.
Ricciardo's seat had been expected to go to the highly-rated Antonio Felix da Costa.
'It hurts but its like this, im happy for Daniil and that it stays in the Red Bull Family, enjoy mate @Dany_Kvyat' tweeted Da Costa in response to Toro Rosso's surprise news.
While the decision to overlook Da Costa and appoint Kvyat is bound to be perceived as financially...
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