Why McLaren is the key to the driver market

Why McLaren is the key to the driver market

Our Formula 1 assistant editor BEN ANDERSON believes that McLaren is the central player in the 2015 driver market as it prepares for Honda's return

August is the time of year traditionally called 'silly season' in Formula 1, where everyone speculates on who'll end up driving for whom next season.

This year, the 'season' has been unusually quiet. Of course, the drivers at the top teams usually hold the keys to unlocking the driver market, but the big problem this time around is the fact the top seats (Mercedes, Red Bull and Ferrari) all look locked-in for 2015 at least.

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