Drivers that love the silly season

Drivers that love the silly season

With the F1 silly season in full swing and McLaren and Mercedes seats still potentially unfilled, Edd Straw assesses what the drivers themselves make of all the rumour and gossip and discovers some surprising opinion

There's a reason it's called the silly season. With uncertainty still surrounding Lewis Hamilton's future, the question of who will be driving for McLaren and Mercedes next year was again on everybody's lips today.

Inevitably, the focus at times like this is on the drivers who have yet to sign a deal, but for those secure in where their futures lie for 2013, it can be an entertaining time.

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