Despite nine seat changes on the grid this year, just two new drivers and two returnee 'rookies' will join the field — so who are they and what can they be expected to achieve?
Arriving in F1 these days is not easy, with limited track time and few opportunities to experience the machinery before getting stuck into racing.
The two newcomers have at least had some time in an F1 car, but they and the two returning 'rookies' (he's returning, but we don't count Kimi Raikkonen as a rookie!) will all have their work cut out against challenging team-mates.
Jean-Eric Vergne - Newcomer
Vergne arrives atRead More »from Gray Matter: The new boys