Magnussen has signed a two year deal with Haas. The Dane was frustrated with Renault taking so long to decide the driver who would partner Hulkenberg he decided to sign with the American based team. Renault Sign Palmer Renault have confirmed Palmer for 2017. The French outfit said they were happy with his progress in recent months and said that he deserves another year. What now for Gutierrez? This leaves Esteban in a tough place as Ocon looks poised for the remaining Force India set and Pascal Wehrlein looks to be staying with Manor after an impressive debut season. This will leave one Manor seat.