Darkness has long since descended upon the Abu Dhabi paddock as we wait patiently to see the top man at Mercedes. Ours is his final appointment of the day.
Up a flight of stairs, at the end of the corridor, is Toto Wolff's office. Hanging on the wall next to his neatly arranged desk is a large black and white print.
The image is of the start of the 1955 British Grand Prix, with a huge Aintree crowd looking upon Juan Manuel Fangio and Stirling Moss blasting into the lead. The triumphant Silver Arrows were victorious over Ferrari that season, much as in the one just past.