F1: 4 Drivers Who Should Lose Their Seats in 2012

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F1: 4 Drivers Who Should Lose Their Seats in 2012
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2011 has been a season of few surprises—the current top 10 of the Championship is the same 10 I'd have picked back in March, albeit in a slightly different order.

No one has stood out as a future great, but several drivers have done quite the opposite and have produced little to show they deserve to keep their current seat for 2012.

F1 is a competitive environment—Force India have more drivers than seats, Williams have a wealth of options, and half the grid would sell their soul for a go in a Red Bull or McLaren.

Not to forget the hundred and one sponsor-kids circling even the likes of Virgin, hoping to buy a place on the grid in exchange for a sidepod or rear wing.

Some seats are more coveted than others, and as such keeping hold of one should be somewhat more difficult.

Few drivers deserve the boot after just a season or two to prove their worth, and younger drivers have been ignored. Today it's experienced drivers in the spotlight.

I can think of four, so let's begin.

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