YES - SAYS HENRY HOPE-FROST, SUB-EDITOR
Any doubts you might have had over whether the new crop of Formula 1 cars is the most - let me start as politely as I can - 'visually unappealing' in the history of the sport can be dispelled with a quick glance at Twitter and Facebook.
The social-media sites that assuage our thirst for instant news/gossip/scandal have been rife with mickey-taking and comedy comparisons. I've noticed anteaters, Proboscis monkeys, Beluga whales, aardvarks and platypuses getting all sorts of negative press as each machine broke cover.
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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.