Yesterday, the 2014 Formula 1 season was an amorphous blob, an ill-defined apparition of the year that is to come.
The lack of storyline was the storyline as teams struggled to troubleshoot minor problems and battled to get their cars running for more than a few laps at a time.
For months, everyone was told the first day of testing would be one of very brief runs, red flags and long periods of work behind closed doors in the garage. Many then reacted with surprise and disgust when the first day of running was one of very brief runs, red flags and long periods of work behind closed doors in the garages...
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