Why is F1 running out of drivers?

Why is F1 running out of drivers?

Next week's post-Hungarian Grand Prix test will exhibit a number of future grand prix hopefuls. But how many of them are likely to get to Formula 1, and why are drivers finding it increasingly difficult to break through?

Formula 1 has been seen as motorsport's Ivory Tower for a long time now, and when it comes to opportunities for drivers to break in it's becoming ever more inaccessible.

While considering the candidates to fill seats in the driver market as we recorded the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast, it struck home just how short of options teams are today.

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