"It's been an extremely challenging season and I've been through a lot in the last three years, but it's been a tremendous journey overall with the team", Palmer said.
"He has always shown great human qualities and we wish him the best for the rest of his career".
Kevin Magnussen had to recover from water pressure issues in the first half of the session and Pierre Gasly tested the halo on his Toro Rosso in only his second F1 weekend.
Sainz has scored all but four of Toro Rosso's points this season and Renault will hope the highly-rated Spaniard's arrival will help them make up late ground in the Constructors' Championship.
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Palmer has raced with Renault Sport for the last two seasons, beginning with the team when the French marque re-entered the sport as a manufacturer.
"Jolyon has demonstrated strong commitment in a constantly evolving environment", said Renault's F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul in a statement.
Jolyon Palmer has announced his premature Formula 1 exit via his Instagram. "We look forward to beating him on track!"
"On my side, I will definitely do my very best in tomorrow's race".
"I would like to thank Carlos for all his efforts over nearly three Formula 1 seasons", Tost said.
End of the streak
Then Miami came up with the kind of drive it had been searching for since Fisher began turning FSU back into a national power. He ran off the field, had the gold Turnover Chain draped around his neck and sprinted in glee along the UM bench.
"Additionally, competing in these last four races with Renault gives me a good opportunity to get to know the team and the auto earlier than expected".
Toro Rosso said Kvyat had been recalled to the race seat for the United States race, but did not specify a plan for its line-up for the remainder of the season. "I am looking forward to start working with them".
Palmer, a former GP2 champion, was a reserve driver with Lotus before landing a full-time race seat with the rebranded Renault in 2016.
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