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F1 2016 Driver Lineup – So Far

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F1 2016 Driver Lineup - So Far

F1 2016 Driver Lineup – So Far

2016 F1 World Championship drivers’ grid continues to take shape, Jenson Button will stay alongside with Fernando Alonso for McLaren-Honda, ending recent rumor the 2009 world champion was set to retire at the end of this season.

End of last month Force India has completed its driver line-up for the 2016 F1 season, following confirming that Sergio Perez will remain alongside Nico Hülkenberg.

Williams has retained drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa for the 2016 season. Also Sauber has confirmed Felipe Nasr and Marcus Ericsson will again drive for the Formula 1 team in 2016.
Lotus and new entrant Haas F1 team have already announced one driver each, current Lotus speedy Romain Grosjean is heading to the all-new Haas squad.

Jean-Eric Vergne and Esteban Gutierrez has been linked with seats at both teams [Lotus and Haas F1 team].

The only other seats are those at Manor, which is switching to Mercedes engine unit next season.
Without a drive at this point is Stoffel Vandoorne, Jolyon Palmer, Kevin Magnussen and Alexander Rossi.

F1 2016 Driver Lineups

MERCEDES
Lewis Hamilton (Britain)
Nico Rosberg (Germany)

FERRARI
Sebastian Vettel (Germany)
Kimi Raikkonen (Finland)

WILLIAMS
Felipe Massa (Brazil)
Valtteri Bottas (Finland)

RED BULL
Daniel Ricciardo (Australia)
Daniil Kvyat (Russia)
(Both under contract to Red Bull)

FORCE INDIA
Nico Hulkenberg (Germany)
Sergio Perez (Mexico)

LOTUS
Pastor Maldonado (Venezuela)
Jolyon Palmer (Britain)

TORO ROSSO
Carlos Sainz (Spain)
Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
(Both under contract to Red Bull)

SAUBER
Marcus Ericsson (Sweden)
Felipe Nasr (Brazil)

MCLAREN
Fernando Alonso (Spain)
Jenson Button (Britain)

MANOR MARUSSIA
Drivers to be confirmed

HAAS F1
Romain Grosjean (France)
Esteban Gutierrez (Mexico)

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