Will 'flat-out' Sochi reveal truer 2016 form?

Will 'flat-out' Sochi reveal truer 2016 form?

Both Mercedes and Ferrari dipped into their balance of Formula 1 power unit tokens before the Russian GP. But Friday practice underlined that the nature of the Sochi circuit means the fight could be won in other areas, BEN ANDERSON explains

Ferrari and Mercedes fired the first shots in Formula 1's in-season arms race during Friday practice for the Russian Grand Prix, but so far it looks as though all this has done is maintained the established status quo.

The Scuderia fitted new internal combustion engines to Sebastian Vettel's and Kimi Raikkonen's cars, having spent three development tokens to improve the performance of its power units.

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