F1 intends to send a strong message about equality when the season begins on July 3 at the Austrian Grand Prix, the first of eight scheduled European races through early September.
Formula One organisers restart curtailed programme in Europe with eight-race. The first two will be held behind closed doors in Austria on July 5.
"I see those of you who are staying silent, some of you the biggest of stars yet you stay silent in the midst of injustice," wrote the Mercedes driver.
The 25-year-old Spanish driver will join Ferrari on a two-year deal starting next year, the Italian Formula One team said in a statement, shortly after McLaren announced Ricciardo's arrival from Renault.
With Ferrari looking to replace four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull's Max Verstappen said in an Instagram Q&A that his former teammate Carlos Sainz is the most likely candidate.
The opening race at the Red Bull Ring in Austria will be held as planned over the July 3-5 weekend.
Charles Leclerc claimed pole for the Singapore Grand Prix after beating Lewis Hamilton who came second.
World champion Lewis Hamilton, who had already sealed his fifth Formula 1 title, cruised to victory finishing ahead of German Sebastian Vettel, with Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) in third.
"It was probably one of the most difficult decisions to take in my career so far. But I thought that it was time for me to take on a fresh and new challenge," says Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo who is joining Renault Sport F1.
The bottle was discovered in January, half-buried in sand dunes near Wedge Island, some 160 kilometres (99 miles) north of the Western Australian capital, Perth.
The British driver seals his third straight win, seventh of the season and 60th overall.
Daniel Ricciardo won a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix after Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel finished fourth when he was penalised for swerving into rival Lewis Hamilton.
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