"Right now, it's impossible to have any expectations."
What else could Sebastian Vettel say? This was his verdict after Saturday's catastrophically shortlived running in Bahrain, but even after a final day during which he completed a Red Bull pre-season record 77 laps it still stands.
We still don't really know what the ultimate potential of the Red Bull RB10 is. We still don't know what the ultimate potential of the Renault Energy-F1 power unit is. We still don't know what compromises will have to be made to a machine that looks aerodynamically very strong to ensure its problems are minimised.
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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.