Rumours had been swirling about Binotto's future ahead of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix earlier this month as the team failed to mount a serious challenge to Red Bull.
Mateschitz, who made the energy drink a global phenomenon and forged a title-winning Formula One team and a sports empire, died on October 22 aged 78.
Red Bull will also be penalised with a 10 per cent reduction in permitted aerodynamic research.
Verstappen appeared to be headed for an easy victory after taking the lead early on and avoiding the drama behind when Carlos Sainz and George Russell collided at Turn 1.
Officials with the Red Bull racing team at the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, announced Mateschitz's death Saturday. There was no immediate word where he died, or a cause of death.
The new Mercedes built to F1's 2022 specifications is miserable to drive; Hamilton's back hurts from all the bouncing, in part because Mercedes rides it low to the ground for maximum performance.
Leclerc, who started second on the grid, finished sixth after making a poor start and spinning in the closing laps while running third, allowing Lando Norris to take third for McLaren.
In 2018, Red Bull filed a trademark suit in the high court for its mark “Vitalizes Body and Mind.” against PepsiCo’s use of its tagline for its energy drink product Sting.
Verstappen restarted second behind Hamilton and, on quicker new tires, zoomed past Hamilton in the fifth turn. Mercedes lost both its protests over how the race ended.
As Leclerc celebrates his third career win, the Scuderia's Tifosi fans have something to crow about, while his old karting rival Verstappen will be fuming at his bad luck.
His opportunity comes next Sunday when the Formula One season begins in Bahrain.
Hamilton is a seven-time F1 champion "six of them with Mercedes" but he has doubts over whether the W13 car is quick enough to win the first race in Bahrain.
Driving for reigning champions Prema this year, the 23-year-old's best time over the three days was one minute 42.074 seconds, which put him at the top of the time sheets on the opening day of running
Rooney missed a chance to tie it in the 66th minute, firing a close-range shot off the crossbar.
Max Verstappen was given a five seconds penalty after a thrilling late passing move on Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari.
Verstappen capped a perfect birthday weekend with victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix and then hailed his Red Bull team.