We're excited about how the F1 season will unfold, so it is time to start assessing... and then guessing.
Shades, intense stares, perfectly clipped stubble. Aesthetically F1 drivers and film villains often have things in common - but can you tell them apart?
McLaren's Alonso expects "difficult weekend" in Australia, Lauda denies Vettel plan, Villeneuve hopeful on Stroll, plus more.
The speed and power that gave F1 its visceral thrills is back - let's just hope overtaking continues, writes Andrew Benson.
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Red Bull's Christian Horner explains how the F1 cars are a different beast this season, discusses whether overtaking will be more difficult and reveals what champagne tastes like from a shoe.
The drivers love the new cars, and the first week of testing in Barcelona has given us a picture of who is fast and who is not, writes Andrew Benson.
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