Heidfeld: Waiting for another chance

Heidfeld: Waiting for another chance

If Michael Schumacher does not return with Mercedes, Nick Heidfeld is expected to take the drive. But for now, Heidfeld is in limbo. He talked to Adam Cooper about the frustrations of 2009 and his hopes for next year

Everyone is waiting to see whether Michael Schumacher really will make his comeback with Mercedes, but perhaps nobody is quite as keen for an early answer as Nick Heidfeld.

Robert Kubica remains an outside bet for the second Merc seat, but only if a change of ownership at Renault triggers a contractual breach that allows him to walk away. The consensus is that Heidfeld is the man most likely to partner Nico Rosberg, should Schumacher not get the drive.

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