We dissect Formula 1's pre-season testing data

We dissect Formula 1's pre-season testing data

As F1 teams return to their bases to assess what they have learned from two weeks of testing in Barcelona, BEN ANDERSON analyses the pace of the cars and the race simulations of Mercedes and Ferrari

They say it's 'only testing', that you cannot read too much into what is going on and that no one really knows where they are relative to everyone else in Formula 1. 'We won't know until we get to Saturday afternoon in Melbourne', they cry.

They are right, but nobody wants to wait that long. The modern world is impatient and thirsty for information. We want to know now!

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