Ranking the F1 teams at the summer break

Ranking the F1 teams at the summer break

As Formula 1 enjoys its traditional summer break before reconvening in Belgium at the end of August, our technical expert digs deep to work out who is starring and who is struggling

The major change in technical regulations for this season was always going to test the teams' engineering structures in terms of how they deal with change, rather than just working on the optimisation of a theme. After the first half of the season, a picture is starting to emerge.

Performance of some of the teams seems to be more circuit-specific than it has been in the past. I think this is down to everyone finding their feet in terms of what aerodynamic efficiency levels to accept for the new regulations.

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