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One recurring factor has played a huge part in determining who goes where in Formula 1 and restricting certain drivers' options for 2019 - and there appears to be no easy solution.
An unusually hectic Formula 1 silly season has been dominated by one recurring theme: the relationships between teams and their junior drivers, and how they can both help and hinder career progression.
In one way or another nearly every development we've seen has been connected to a driver programme, and it's all tied to the bigger picture of collaborations between teams.
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