The 2016 Grid so far and a round-up of rumours!

The 2016 grid is shaping up, and with a lot of drivers staying put, the competition for places is fraught with drivers desperate for a chance to show their worth.

The Grid:

TeamConfirmed Driver 1Confirmed Driver 2Potential Drivers / Notes
MercedesLewis HamiltonNico Rosberg
FerrariSebastian VettelKimi Raikkonen
WilliamsFelipe MassaValterri Bottas
Red BullDaniel RicciardoDanil Kvyat*Pending engine deal
Force IndiaNico HulkenburgSergio Perez
LotusPastor MaldonadoJean Eric Vergne / Pierre Gasly / Esteban Ocon / Jolyon Palmer / Kevin Magnussen / Stoffel Vandoorne
Toro RossoMax VerstappenCarlos Sainz*Pending engine deal / *Not confirmed but expected
SauberMarcus EricssonFelipe Nasr
McLarenFernando AlonsoJenson Button
ManorPascal Wherlein / Alexander Rossi / Will Stevens / Rio Haryanto
HaasRomain GrosjeanEsteban Gutierrez / Jean Eric Vergne

Both Red Bull teams are pending an engine deal and Haas is likely to take one of the Ferrari reserve drivers. If Lotus become Renault then they have quite a good opportunity to recruit some exciting talent.