Can F1 drivers avoid Alonso's mistakes?

Can F1 drivers avoid Alonso's mistakes?

Formula 1's silly season is part musical chairs, part Monopoly, especially for drivers outside the big four teams. How do you avoid ending up at the wrong place at the wrong time?

Stick or twist? That is the confounding question perennially facing Formula 1 drivers when trying to read the driver market, and how their own futures might fit into that shifting landscape.

It's something akin to crossing the road backwards wearing a blindfold, while being chased by a rabid dog. Your life absolutely depends on making the right move, but it's a situation fraught with peril, about which you can never know the full picture.

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