Who holds the key to the F1 driver market?

Who holds the key to the F1 driver market?

Other than newcomer Haas, only two Formula 1 teams changed their driver line-ups between 2015 and '16. Will we see similar stability next year? One team and one driver will shape what happens from here

With the 2017 Formula 1 driver market temporarily calmed following Ferrari's decision to stick with Kimi Raikkonen, McLaren and Sergio Perez have emerged as the ones capable of kicking it back into life. Based on their decisions, we will either see a flurry of activity, or a 2017 grid that largely resembles the status quo. But why?

McLaren already has Fernando Alonso signed up for next season, but it faces the same conundrum as last year on who will partner him - Jenson Button or Stoffel Vandoorne? And while it ponders that decision, Williams waits in anticipation.

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