In the week preceding the Russian Grand Prix, the FIA announced the first amendments to the Formula 1 regulations for 2018. Important technical changes are on the horizon, but in the short-term plenty is changing race-to-race.
May's Spanish Grand Prix usually signals the start of major upgrades, but already we have seen the development race beginning to ramp up - and various teams brought brand new parts to Sochi in the pursuit of performance boosts.
Although the changes for next year, detailed further below, offer a momentary distraction, teams are still very-much focused on the present. And Ferrari seems to be leading the way.