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GP Week : Issue 66
THE F1 driver market has reached fever-pitch following the con rmation that Fernando Alonso will drive for Ferrari in 2010. The news was expected to prove to be the decisive moment in contract negotiations, and in the Suzuka paddock all the talk surrounded drivers' 2010 destinations. Here's a condensed version of all the chatter: Alonso con rmed at Ferrari alongside Massa (if t) with Fisichella as test driver. Hamilton, Webber, Vettel, all con rmed at current teams. Sutil, Liuzzi, Buemi, Grosjean fairly certain to stay put where they are. Raikkonen: Much in demand. McLaren most likely, but stalling on price. Brawn and Toyota also strong possibilities. WRC move also not discounted. Kubica: A straight ght between Renault and Toyota. Renault expected to announce him on a one-year deal this week. Barrichello: Williams deal for 2010 considered very likely to race alongside GP2 champion Nico Hulkenberg. Rosberg: Was thought a dead cert for Brawn or possibly McLaren if Kimi quits. With Glock on the market, could yet lose out at Brawn. Glock: Free to talk. Brawn possible, as is staying at Toyota. Outside shot at McLaren too. Kovalainen: Williams now unlikely due to Barrichello. Toyota want Kubica and Kovy already turned them down in 2008. Options limited and could be left out in the cold. Trulli, Heidfeld, along with a host of new drivers, believed to be looking at new teams. Trulli says his future is "not uncertain." Lotus at present is considered most serious and thus most in-demand new squad. Nakajima and Alguersuari on the ropes. Alonso deal kicks driver market into action F1 NEWS >> 9