(Motorsport-Total.com) – The cockpits of the top three teams are for McLaren, Renault, Racing Point are also tight – Kevin Magnussen's place at Haas' American home is the most attractive thing in the “Silly Season” of Formula One racing. And as team leader Günther Steiner revealed in the podcast 'Starting Grid' , there are only two contenders for this: Romain Grosjean and Nico Hülkenberg.

Günther Steiner und Romain Grosjean


Team Principal Günther Steiner in conversation with driver Romain Grosjean Zoom Download

Even though Steiner assures that the decision was not made last week : Hülkenberg is traded in the industry as a favorite. In a interview with 'n-tv' the German now reveals that he had almost landed at Haas once: “Before the entry of Haas was close to signing there, but then I stayed with Force India. “

Steiner is a confessed Hülkenberg fan. Günther Steiner and I have always had a good relationship, “says the departing Renault driver. “I have never worked with him before, circumstances can change as well – but there I have no qualms.”

“Whether my journey takes me there or somewhere else, that will be show soon, “says Hülkenberg – and thus indirectly confirms what Steiner has announced in

'Starting Grid' : namely, that the driver's decision of the American

Should the Hülkenberg-Haas Deal come, only two cockpits remained in Formula One for or Robert Kubica). Grosjean would then have to look elsewhere for a job as a racing driver.


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For example, in the formula E. He “follows” their race, the very well there are discussions. In addition, Grosjean says, “I could consider Formula E.”

He likes the electric racing series, “that you can become a champion if you're not in a Mercedes or Ferrari This is not possible in Formula One. ” Nevertheless, right now Formula One is his “Plan A, B and C”, he smiles, just to correct himself by return mail: “Maybe she's not Plan B. Rather plan C.” Plan A is Formula 1. And Plan B is “something else” …

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