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Why F1 changes give the midfield hope

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Will the 2019 rule tweaks vault some new names to the front of the Formula 1 field? That's what the midfield is dreaming of. Our technical expert offers insight into that mindset, and precisely what an F1 team is doing right now with testing a month away

Father Christmas has long disappeared up the road, leaving everyone in his dust - a bit like Lewis Hamilton did during the 2018 Formula 1 season. So now let's fast-forward to Sunday March 17.

It's 2pm and we're sitting in the pit-straight grandstand at Melbourne's Albert Park. The red lights for the start of the race have just started to come on.

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Author Gary Anderson