F1 2014: Don't fear the new world

F1 2014: Don't fear the new world

Formula 1 has a new look, a new sound and a new style of racing this year. But what can we really expect from the coming season? EDD STRAW is your guide to the 2014 season

For a species that has, for better or worse, shaped and scarred the planet, bending it to its will, and relentlessly pursued life-changing technological marvels that outstrip the imaginations even of those one generation older, human beings have a curious distrust of change.

The desire to preserve the status quo, or better still hark back to a halcyon, usually fictional, past is hardwired into homo sapiens. No matter how much we like to believe we are immune to it, all of us have at times drifted into the mob mentality and Luddite outlook.

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