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Re: 2018 Driver Speculation
« Reply #195 on: November 30, 2017, 10:53:12 AM »
That's who I'm desperate to see replace Kimi.  Vettel against Ericsson, bound to be a close run affair....

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Re: 2018 Driver Speculation
« Reply #196 on: December 01, 2017, 01:06:22 AM »
Thank you, I shall quote that in my signature.
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Re: 2018 Driver Speculation
« Reply #197 on: December 01, 2017, 08:48:52 AM »
That's outrageous!  Never have such blatantly sarcastic words been so deliberately misrepresented....

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Re: 2018 Driver Speculation
« Reply #198 on: December 02, 2017, 04:45:22 AM »
Yay, we will feature Swedish drivers in F1 next year too, alongside F2 champion Leclerc. With a pretty Alfa Romeo car at that.

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/sauber-confirms-ericsson-leclerc-for-2018-f1-season-985150/

No word yet on what number Leclerc will use for the 2018 season. Giovinazzi is confirmed as their third driver.

EDIT: Although the Alfa Romeo mockup car carries the number 16, so that may be Leclerc's number. 16 is an available number, it hasn't been used since the regulations changed.
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Re: 2018 Driver Speculation
« Reply #199 on: December 07, 2017, 07:59:51 AM »


Here's an image of the modifications Williams have made to their car in order for Kubica to fit. The right side (his injured arm) is slightly expanded to allow more room.
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Re: 2018 Driver Speculation
« Reply #200 on: December 08, 2017, 10:39:25 AM »
Is Oliver Rowland in the running for that second Williams seat? He says he is. Williams says he is not.

https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/133500/rowland-claims-williams-talks-team-denies-it
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Re: 2018 Driver Speculation
« Reply #201 on: December 09, 2017, 06:28:41 AM »
I think not.  Anyway, they're going to hire Kubica so there isn't actually a spot available - unless Williams is in such dire straits that they're going to try a Kaltenborn special.