Ranking McLaren's 5 Most Surprising Driver Hires

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Ranking McLaren's 5 Most Surprising Driver Hires

Given the ongoing debate over McLaren's 2014 Formula One driver line-up, it seems appropriate to take a look back at its "transfer" history.

It seems as though rookie Kevin Magnussen will follow in the footsteps of father Jan in making his Grand Prix debut with the team.

Magnussen (Kevin) is arguably the leading light of junior single-seater racing after winning the Formula Renault 3.5 championship in his debut year.

But does that make him ready for a seat at McLaren?

Inexperience is not the sole critique of a surprise signing. So take a look at my list of the top five drivers I was most surprised to see arrive in Woking.

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