F1 is the pinnacle of open wheel, single seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally.... There's more... Drivers are private entities, with their own managers, trainers and support personnel, contracted to a team for a year or more.
As the season progresses, those with contracts ending will begin to consider their options for a seat to secure their future in the sport.
Teams and Drivers will engage in discussions to try and find the best fit for their overall strategy, which may mean a one-year deal or a multi-year contract.
This process is referred to as the OK, so we all know what the driver is, right. I've always liked the description that F1 drivers are like... There's more... market, attracting huge speculation and debate amongst pundit; plural noun: an expert in a particular subject or field who is frequently called upon to give their opinions... There's more....