As suggested by daan, here is the new thread for discussions and speculation about the driver market. The old thread can be found here. As of 16/9 Confirmed on 28/9 Lewis Hamilton will move to Mercedes GP. Hamilton has reportedly signed a "three year deal". Sergio Perez will take his place at McLaren. Sergio has signed a "multi year deal" Confirmed on 04/10 Michael Schumacher has announced his retirement from F1 at the end of the season. Confirmed on 16/10 Ferrari have extended Felipe Massa's contract until the end of the 2013 season.