Arrivabene plays down driver change rumours

May 18 (GMM) Maurizio Arrivabene said it is premature for Ferrari to be embroiled in the 2017 driver ‘silly season’.

Italy’s Corriere della Sera this week has suggested talks between the famous Maranello team and Mercedes’ championship leader Nico Rosberg have begun.

“Bottas, Ricciardo, Hulkenberg, there are so many good drivers in formula one,” team boss Arrivabene is quoted as saying by Speed Week.

“But it would be completely wrong to circulate names,” he insisted. “We concentrate on Kimi and hope that everything continues to go as it has.”

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