Three four-day tests in Spain have come and gone – but the biggest test of all still lies ahead, especially if your name is McLaren…
‘It never feels that great as the car is at the worst it will be all season. But this is where you build your foundations for the year.’
That’s world champion Lewis Hamilton speaking on his first day back in the cockpit, the second day of the first pre-season test at Jerez in the first four days of February.
If we apply his words to the McLaren team he used to drive for, then Ron Dennis and his men have cause for concern.