Ummm… according to that link, Maldonado has signed to Williams. Don’t see it being a fact, given that the source is from Venezuela, but adds to the speculation… http://www.liderendeportes.com/Noticias/MasDeportes/Maldonado-esta-en-la-F1.aspx
CARACAS .- Although officially there is nothing, it is almost a fact that Venezuela has the second driver in Formula 1. In the afternoon yesterday, we learned that Pastor Maldonado Maracay midfielder signed a contract with Williams to be a substitute for Nico Hulkenberg.
Unofficial sources confirmed that Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) approved Maldonado dollars to be initialed with the English for a year and depending on their performance could get a second year, provisions similar to those that Renault offered the Russian Vitaly Petrov .
“I have information that he passed Maldonado dollars and that his trip to Europe to finish the contract terms specify that in principle would be for one year depending on the performance and extend it to two. However, they can not confirm anything until it is the team that does, “said an unofficial source.
Andrés Argullós, ESPN reporter said on Twitter, that Maldonado had signed and that the official announcement will be made between two or three weeks.
The steering wheel, 25, went off to Europe last night and his departure raised more suspicions. However, the environment said he traveled to meet with your team in GP2.
“Pastor is going ahead because the mitting with Rapax. At this time it is common to all these rumors, look what happened with Sauber. There are talks but nothing concrete, “said Arturo Mora, head of press tricolor.