You rarely find anything in Formula 1 upon which every team will agree. But, as the garage doors came down at the end of testing at Barcelona last Sunday, signalling the end of track action until free practice at the Australian Grand Prix, there was pretty much universal consensus about one thing.
The best has got better this year. Mercedes is everyone's out-and-out favourite for early glory.
Barring an unexpected incident or disastrous mechanical failure, no one in F1 is expecting anything other than a front low lock-out for Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton in Melbourne.