Formula One’s first pre-season test of the year has begun at the Circuit de Catalunya, with all eleven teams in attendance for the four-day shakedown in Barcelona.
It will give the drivers and engineers the opportunity to see where their cars stand in relation to the opposition, provided that they can decipher rivals’ true performance from the range of programs they’re all likely to be running between now and Thursday.
While the timesheets may be shrouded in ambiguity, fans can at least digest the variety of liveries that have been unveiled in the last few weeks.
The evidence so far suggests a mixed bag of hits and misses, with a couple of teams previewing their new looks on old chassis with updates planned for the first race of the season in Melbourne in March.
So while the colour schemes may evolve again before lights out in Australia next month, here’s how the grid looks at the moment. Be sure to nominate your favourites – and biggest disappointments – below…