In 2019 the focus will be on a new generation of Formula 1 drivers, and not only because we have four rookies: George Russell, Lando Norris, Alexander Albon and Antonio Giovinazzi.
Charles Leclerc and Pierre Gasly - with just 21 and 26 GP starts respectively behind them - have been promoted to teams that are challenging for race wins and world championships. Their progress will be fascinating to observe, because history suggests that such early career moves to teams with lofty expectations can be problematic.
Just take a look at the example of Stoffel Vandoorne, who arrived at McLaren in 2017 with the world at his feet. He is now damaged goods, trying to rebuild his career in Formula E.