Not for the first time, Sauber ended up with three race drivers for Formula 1's season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Although this year the situation was much less the Swiss team's own doing.
Pascal Wehrlein's withdrawal on Saturday morning, on fitness grounds, opened the door for Antonio Giovinazzi to make his F1 debut. There's no doubt it was a great opportunity for the Italian, who is Ferrari's third driver this year, but Wehrlein copped a lot of flak.
Out came the criticism: he's not very brave, they don't make F1 drivers like they used to, he should have just given it a go. Alternatively, if it's so problematic, why did he bother showing up at all? Surely he should have worked out in testing that his fitness wasn't up to snuff.