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What's the point of an F1 junior?
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What's the point of an F1 junior?

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This season, more than half the Formula 2 drivers have a Formula 1 affiliation. But what does it actually mean for them and what do they do?

Whether it's football, Formula 1 or basketball, the silly season is among the most exciting times of the year. The 'will they/won't they, how much will he go for and surely, he can't go there', has become every bit as dramatic as the season itself. We've become obsessed, especially in a social media age, with pre-determining what everyone is going to do the year after the one we are actually watching.

Next season's F1 driver market is already shaping up to be the most exciting in years, with Romain Grosjean, Stoffel Vandoorne and Brendon Hartley all in danger of finding themselves without a drive. Part of the reason for that is the abundance of talent waiting in the wings as part of F1 junior schemes.

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