What a morning and what a race. Huddled on the sofa this morning in the deary early hours I could not have anticipated how much today's race was going to change the narrative of this season.
It's probably too early to discount Nico as a purely number 2 driver or Vettel
The chilly Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya was host to the second F1 pre-season test this weekend, with the teams looking to improve their pace over what they did in the first test in Jerez. And while the speeds increased from what they were two weeks ago the varied runs and times
With car launches and preseason testing just a few weeks away the worst of the F1 withdrawals should be beginning to subside and soon the motorsport community will be awash with a new sense of possibility. So let us get to recklessly speculating about the season to come.
Who will win
The best season in years, it will go down to in history, a battle for the ages. The clichés abound but I do find myself asking the same question every time I hear Brundle or Eddie Jordan say one of the above banal statements; this is the best season yet?
Formula 1 fans the world over, just like myself will spend their next few weekends eagerly awaiting round 12 of the World Championship, but as the saying goes, "Good things come to those who wait"
In this instance, we have the Belgian GP as a reward for our patience. For hardcore