The 2014 Formula 1 season finally got underway in Australia today with probably the most eagerly anticipated three hours of free practice in grand prix history.
With the new 1.6-litre V6 turbocharged era starting and big question marks over the competitive order, and whether Mercedes really is as strong as it looked in pre-season testing, the unknowns were almost infinite at the start of the day.
After just two sessions, the waters of F1 2014 have become a little less muddy. So just what did we learn today?
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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.