Q. At the start of the season, Jules was thrown in at the deep end with only two days of testing in the car, albeit with a bit of prior experience with Ferrari and Force India to fall back on. How have you seen his learning curve throughout the year?
Davison: He stepped into the team straight away and within two days in the car he was well up to speed and already being impressive. His feedback straight away was very, very good and you could tell that he had some experience already. He got to grips with the car very quickly and has just moved on from there. He loves to look at the data and to talk about the car - and he's bringing that on as well, which is helping his driving. He is very impressive.
Q. The driver isn't there to engineer the car but he does need to be able to communicate what the car is doing. How is he doing on that score?
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Edd Straw is Editor-in-Chief of Autosport, overseeing both print and digital versions of the brand. Edd has worked for Autosport since joining as a junior reporter in 2002. He became Editor in November 2014, having previously worked as National Editor, News Editor and Grand Prix Editor.
Originally from Guernsey in the Channel Islands, he joined Autosport shortly after graduating from university. He went on to cover a wide range of categories from club motorsport to the World Touring Car Championship and Le Mans to Formula 3 before switching to F1 full-time at the 2008 French Grand Prix. He continues to cover a range of international events in his position as Editor-in-Chief.
In his spare time, he was formerly a club racer whose abilities did not match his enthusiasm in a variety of categories.