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QUIZ: The men on the move in the F1 driver market

Daniel Ricciardo's confirmation at Red Bull seems to have unplugged that blockage in the driver transfer market, and we've got a a brand new quiz for you based on all the latest news...
That long break in August is well and truly in the past now. Not only have we seen two fast-paced Grand Prix races since then in arguably the most historic circuits in the world (Spa-Francorchamps and Monza), we've also seen a flurry of big news concerning forthcoming driver moves.

While it was arguably confirmation at last that Daniel Ricciardo would be taking over from his compatriot Mark Webber in the second Red Bull alongside world champion Sebastian Vettel in 201, the biggest news is surely the return to Ferrari of former world champion Kimi Raikkonen, completing an extraordinary comeback story for the Finn whose time in F1 had seemed well and truly behind him before he and Lotus took a mutual chance on one another just a little over 18 months ago.

With all this drama happening away from the track in the last few weeks we thought we'd take a break from our usual Grand Prix quizzical recaps and take a look instead at the main movers and shakers in the current driver transfer market as the 2013 silly season reaches its climax and we finally get a sense of how the grid will look at the start of next season.

So what do you know about Ricciardo and Raikkonen, and about some of the other drivers affected by the latest news - such as Felipe Massa and Nico Hulkenberg both of whom may now struggle to find a seat for 2014? And with the oldest man in the sport (Webber) retiring just as one of the youngest (Sergei Sirotkin) is due to take up a seat at Sauber in 2014, which drivers does that leave uncomfortably eyeing the number of candles on their next birthday cake?

You'll find the first of ten questions waiting for you by CLICKING HERE to go to the all-new Crash.net quiz reviewing the driver news and the men who will be on the move at the end of the current season, one way or another. You'll need a good knowledge of recent F1 to do well (or just be a really good guesser!) but do try and avoid looking up the answers in Google, Wikipedia or Crash.net's news archives for the first time through at least. That way you'll not only be treated to a veritable all-you-can-eat buffet of fascinating driver trivia, you'll also have a clean conscience when you 'Post your comments' below to let us all know how you fared.

Formation lap completed? Ready to get underway? Then it's time to sign your contracts and get started with the quiz. Good luck, and have fun!



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06.09.2013- Free Practice 1, Sergey Sirotkin  (RUS) Sauber
06.09.2013- Free Practice 1, Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Sauber F1 Team C32
08.09.2013- Race, Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB9
06.09.2013- Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR8 and the Redbull Logo
12.05.2013-  Race, Fernando Alonso (ESP) Scuderia Ferrari F138 race winner, Stefano Domenicali (ITA), Team Principal and 3rd position Felipe Massa (BRA) Scuderia Ferrari F138
14.04.2013- Race, 2nd position Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Lotus F1 Team E21 and Fernando Alonso (ESP) Scuderia Ferrari F138 race winner
Sebastian Vettel drives the Russian Grand Prix circuit in Sochi - Pic credit: Infiniti
Sebatian Vettel and David Coulthard at the Russian Grand Prix circuit in Sochi - Pic credit: Infiniti
Sebastian Vettel drives the Russian Grand Prix circuit in Sochi for the first time - Pic credit: Infiniti
24.08.2014- Race, Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari F14-T and Felipe Massa (BRA) Williams F1 Team FW36
24.08.2014- Race, Press conference, Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB10
24.08.2014- Race, Celebration, Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB10 race winner
24.08.2014- Race, 1st position Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB10, 2nd position Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W05 and 3rd position Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams F1 Team FW36 with Adrian Newey (GBR), Red Bull Racing , Technical Operations Director
24.08.2014- Race, Celebration, Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB10 race winner
24.08.2014- Race, Press conference, Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W05
24.08.2014- Race, 1st position Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB10, 2nd position Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W05 and 3rd position Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams F1 Team FW36 with Adrian Newey (GBR), Red Bull Racing , Technical Operations Director
24.08.2014- Race, Chequered flag for Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB10 race winner
24.08.2014- Race, Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Sahara Force India F1 VJM07 and Jules Bianchi (FRA) Marussia F1 Team MR03

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