Gary Anderson predicts F1's pecking order

Gary Anderson predicts F1's pecking order

AUTOSPORT's technical expert GARY ANDERSON takes a look behind the lap times from last week's Bahrain test and gives his verdict on the teams so far

It's too early to start drawing any definitive conclusions on the relative performance of Formula 1's 2014 cars. But by taking the fastest lap achieved by each car during last week's four-day Bahrain test, it's possible to get a few clues as to who looks hot and who doesn't.

As usual, I've converted the figures into a percentage deficit to the fastest time (Nico Rosberg's final-day lap of 1m33.283s). This allows you to make comparisons not just on one circuit, but also over varying lap lengths and with historical data.

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