The verdict on the F1 driver market

The verdict on the F1 driver market

Three major pieces of the 2017 F1 driver market fell into place this week, but it's difficult to say all of the teams in question made the right moves

Since Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg decided enough was enough and hung up his helmet just after the end of the 2016 season, everyone has waited in suspense for who Mercedes would choose to replace him.

Easily the most coveted seat in F1, which should be the plum drive for 2017, there were plenty of drivers eyeing a career-making opportunity with the team that had not just won the drivers' and constructors' titles in each of the last three years, but has utterly dominated.

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