Pre COVID-19, McLaren would have celebrated the opening two races of the season in Austria with a well-deserved social gathering. Amazing last laps from Lando Norris delivered a podium and a fifth place; a superb wet qualifying from Carlos Sainz and points in both races put the team second in the constructors' championship - a performance worthy of a shindig.
I can see it now: Zak Brown, CEO, brings the pecan pie, Lando the jelly and ice cream, and Carlos the churros. But what does team principal Andreas Seidl bring to the party? According to a man who has known him for 15 years, it would be something substantial, congratulatory and absolutely spot-on.
Mark Webber first met Seidl when driving for Williams in 2005. "Andreas was my engine technician," says the nine-time grand prix winner. "He was relatively junior in the BMW hierarchy in those days, but culturally he was one of the best of the bunch to knit into the English way of going racing.