Hamilton to share ’07 seat with de la Rosa?

(GMM) McLaren could employ a Red Bull-like 'driver share' scheme in 2007, according to the latest rumor.

Following the lead of Red Bull's arrangement last year with Christian Klien and Vitantonio Liuzzi, reports in the Spanish 'Marca' newspaper claim that a similar idea is being thrashed around at the Woking based squad.

Marca suggests that current team test driver Pedro de la Rosa, and rising star of GP2 Lewis Hamilton, might both contest grands prix alongside Fernando Alonso next season.

Supposedly, the thinking behind the idea is to ensure some continuity in the lineup, with both Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya set to depart. Hamilton's part-time drive, meanwhile, would ease him into the grind of life as a grand prix racer.

Also on Thursday, 'MF1' showed it is serious about formula one by advertising for several positions, mainly in the area of aerodynamics.

Valentino Rossi, meanwhile, threatened to give F1 only a short break about speculation of a four-wheeled switch, by signing just a one-year extension to his MotoGP contract for Yamaha.

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