1. We take a look at all the Formula 1 teams 2017 driver lineups. ins and outs after Nico Rosberg, Filipe Massa, Jensen Button retirned from the sport.
Mercedes has dominated Formula 1 for best part of last three years and any driver who will replace Nico Rosberg get a fair shot at drivers championship. The likes of Ferrari and Red Bull are set to keep their lineups unchanged while Williams F1 are also looking for Filipe Massa replacement. McLaren Honda has confirmed Stoffel Vendoorne who will replace Jenson Button. We take a look at all the team lineups, drivers and their contract with the team.
MercedesLewis Hamilton (signed a contract extension midway through 2016 season)Valterri Bottas (signed 1 year deal with option to extend till 2018)
FerrariSebastian Vettel (Into his last year in lucrative three year deal)Kimi Raikkonen (Signed 1 year contract extension to remain with the team in 2017)
Williams F1Filipe Massa (returns from retirement to race one more year for Williams)Lance Stroll (confirmed as Filipe Massa replacement and signed a 2 year deal)
Red BullDaniel Ricciardo (Red Bull has confirmed Ricciardo new deal till 2018)Max Verstappen (Red Bull confirmed a long-term contract with Verstappen in hope to keep him away from Mercedes)
McLarenFernando Alonso (Last year into his three year deal. Unlike to stay beyond 2017)Stoffel Vandoorne (set to replace Jensen Button in 2017 season)
Force IndiaSergio Perez (Confirmed as main driver for Force India for 2017 season)Esteban Ocon (Confirmed as Force India driver for 2017 season )
Renault F1Nico Hulkenberg (Confirmed as Renault F1 driver after agreeing 1 year deal for 2017)Jolyon Palmer (Has been retained by Renault F1 for 2017 season)
Toro RossoDaniil Kvyat (Set to get another chance to turnaround his career after being confirmed as driver with Toro Rosso for 2017 season)Carlos Sainz Jnr (Confirmed as Toro Rosso driver after difficult 2016 season)
SauberMarcus Ericsson (Retained by Sauber F1 for 2017)Pascal Wehrlein (Was strongly linked with Mercedes but signed up by Sauber for 2017)
Haas F1Romain Grosjean (Confirmed to remain with the team in 2017 after a decent 2016 season)Kevin Magnussen (Also confirmed by Haas F1 to lineup for the team in 2017)
MarussiaEsteban Gutierrez (has been confirmed as Marussia driver after Haas let him go)