Tsunoda to Stay as RB Driver for 2025

News just in – Yuki Tsunoda will be continuing as a driver for RB into the 2025 season. The team has officially exercised their option to extend their agreement with the Japanese driver, ensuring his presence with the squad for the upcoming year.

Since his debut with the team in 2021, Tsunoda has shown steady progress, consistently finishing in the top-10 in five out of the eight Grands Prix in 2024. This has solidified his position as a regular points-scorer and a valuable asset to the team.

RB’s decision to retain Tsunoda comes amidst ongoing speculation in the driver market, with many teams yet to finalize their line-ups for the 2025 season. By securing Tsunoda’s seat early on, RB has signaled their confidence in the 24-year-old driver.

In response to the news, Tsunoda expressed his excitement about the extension, thanking the team and Honda for their support throughout his career. He emphasized his commitment to contributing to RB’s development projects and continuing to push for success on the track.

RB Team Principal, Laurent Mekies, commended Tsunoda’s progress and highlighted his impressive performance throughout the season. He praised Tsunoda’s speed, maturity, and consistency, noting the positive trajectory of their partnership.

CEO at RB, Peter Bayer, also lauded Tsunoda’s achievements, emphasizing his value both on and off the race track. With Tsunoda currently in 10th place in the drivers’ standings and RB in 6th place in the constructors’ championship, the team is looking forward to a successful continuation of their partnership in the upcoming season.

As Tsunoda gears up for his fifth season in Formula 1 with RB in 2025, fans and followers can expect to see more exciting performances from the talented driver. Stay tuned for updates on Tsunoda’s journey with RB and the team’s progress in the upcoming races.