10. Nico Rosberg
With Kazuki Nakajima in the other car, this wasn't satisfactorily answered and Williams, fairly typically, was beginning to have doubts. It was certainly less than impressed in Malaysia when, after leading the first stint, Nico lost eight seconds to Button in one wet lap. Partly this was because Jenson was so far ahead that he missed the worst of the rain. But not all of it. He would have been second in Singapore but for a careless error as he left the pitlane.
The team let him down at least as often though. His fourth place in Hungary, for example, could have been third or even second were it not for a stuck fuel hose. We should get a more definitive reading on his level in new surroundings in 2010.
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