Why the next two weeks are critical for F1 teams

Why the next two weeks are critical for F1 teams

Pre-season testing is always crucial, as is the race to get the cars ready for the opening grand prix. It's more important than ever given F1's major overhaul for 2017

The 2017 Formula 1 season is almost upon us, and with the first of the new cars set to emerge next week, nobody really knows where they stand.

There's a lot of smoke and mirrors in F1 and every team will believe they have made more progress than their direct competitors. But right now the pressure is on the teams, as even the last two weeks before your new baby hits the track for the first time are vitally important to how the season unfolds.

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