Sebastian Vettel on the 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix podium.

Sebastian Vettel burst his own championship dream, but in the midfield two drivers kcikstarted theirs.

Felipe Massa in his garage at the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix.

The driver market is getting hot and sweaty late in the season.

Felipe Massa in his garage at the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix.

Felipe Massa is up against some strong competition for his 2018 Williams drive. Does he stand a chance?

Robert Kubica at the 2017 Hungarian in-season test.

Robert Kubica’s solid performance at an in-season test has put him on the cusp of an unlikely comeback.

Robert Kubica at his private Renault test in Valencia

With Kubica confirmed for the post-Hungary test, the logical next step is to put him full-time into the car.

Robert Kubica at his private Renault test in Valencia

Robert Kubica appears increasingly likely to return to Formula One.

Jolyon Palmer on a parade lap.

Jolyon Palmer’s fledging career is facing an unlikely challenge.