The wait is over. Formula 1 returns this weekend with the now-traditional curtain-raiser that is the Australian Grand Prix, with everybody bar Mercedes unsure of where they will sit in the pecking order.
For some, like Mercedes and Williams, consistency reigns for 2015. For others, like Ferrari, the revived McLaren-Honda allegiance and Renault's main contender Red Bull, the off-season has ranged from wholesale change to shaking up its driver line-up.
We've already had a phoenix from the ashes thanks to the Manor-Marussia revival, and political wrangling as the usually-neutral Sauber fights against former employee Giedo van der Garde in the Australian courtroom.