1st – Kobayashi
As I see it he has what it takes to become a great driver. He is kind of a more “stupid” version of Hamilton. He really proved in Singapore and Japan that he will overtake even in the most impossible place to do it. He has the kind of attitude that makes you think that he will do anything to win.
I would very much like to see him in a faster car, but I might like him better while he is an underdog
2nd – Petrov
Gotten yelled at by a lot of people for not making enough of his equipment. I think his problem is that he just made too many mistakes like at Suzuka. But we have seen that he has the speed to contend for podiums in Hungary fx.
He needs more time, but he can only buy so much with his money. He has to perform better to keep his seat. The last 3 GP’s decide if he is there next year.
3rd – Hulkenberg
Has been the underdog to Barichello and to be honest I have not really seen his potential. Although he has done good in some GP’s and scored some good points for Williams. I quite would have liked Kobayashi in this seat though.
4th – Alguersuari
Has not done too well against a somewhat mediocre team mate but put on a great show when holding up Schumacher. (Don’t remember what GP?)
5th – Di Grassi
Again, he has not shown dominance or superiority to Glock, and he usually is pretty anonymous.
6th – Chandhok
Regurlarly beaten by Senna, who got beaten by Klien. Simple as that.