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Formula 1 teams ranked after the first test

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Formula 1 teams ranked after the first test
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Feb 22, 2019, 9:21 AM

The 'actual' laptimes in Formula 1 testing rarely reveal the true story, so we've delved into the data and factored in tyre choices and adjusted fuel loads to attempt to rank how the 10 teams actually stand at the end of week one

Right from the start of testing, all of the cars have looked much better-balanced than you'd expect straight out of the box, with none battling any obvious vices or showing the kinds of balance problems you'd normally see at this stage.

But as testing progressed, we have started to build a picture of the competitive order and, as drivers have pushed harder, seen some signs of which cars really are handling as well as they looked initially and which might have some problems.

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Series Formula 1
Author Gary Anderson