Sergey Sirotkin has shown promise in his junior career so far but a move to F1 with Sauber in 2014 may be too much too soon for the 17-year-old.
Robin Frijns clinched the Formula Renault 3.5 title – and a chance to test for Red Bull – after a controversial final race at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Portugal hasn’t had an F1 driver since Tiago Monteiro six years ago. Formula Renault 3.5 and GP3 star Antonio Felix da Costa could be the man to change that.
Jules Bianchi captured the F3 Euroseries on home ground in Dijon today. Now halfway along the ART production line, a future stint in GP2 and thereafter Formula 1 looks increasingly likely for Bianchi.
Jaime Alguersuari looks to have the talent, the backing and the connections to become the next Spanish driver in Formula 1.
Sebastien Buemi will drive for Toro Rosso during their three-day test in September as the team decide whether to give him an F1 seat for 2009.
Bruno Senna is one of the names being linked with the vacant seat at Toro Rosso next year as current driver Sebastian Vettel moves up to the Red Bull team.
Estonian Marko Asmer, who will test for BMW in Jerez this week, won the British Formula Three championship this year by a commanding margin.
With exquisite timing, India’s Karun Chandhok won his first GP2 race on Sunday just as an Indian has bought out the Spyker team and an Indian Grand Prix is arranged for 2010.
Kazuki Nakajima has forged close connections with Toyota – arch-rival of Honda, who his father was connected with in F1 in the eighties.
The news that Spanish businessman Alejandro Agag is considering investing in Super Aguri could be very timely for young Spanish racing drivers like Javier Villa.
A new generation of German drivers are following in Schumacher’s footsteps. Nico Hulkenberg is next in line to follow them.
With a surname like Andretti, how can he fail? This kid’s got to end up in F1 sooner or later. Whether he’ll sink like father Michael, or swim to the title like grandfather Mario, is the big, big question. It’s big, because it could also be the key to unlocking F1 popularity in the States.
Could Romain Grosjean be the next top French F1 driver? No, because he’s Swiss. But he does race under a French licence, so maybe he’ll get away with it.
Ayrton Senna, Rubens Barrichello, Felipe Massa… could Lucas di Grassi be the next Sao Paulo native to make it into Formula 1?