Gary Anderson: The toughest weeks in Formula 1
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Gary Anderson: The toughest weeks in Formula 1

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AUTOSPORT's technical expert GARY ANDERSON takes you behind the scenes of an F1 team during the frantic weeks leading up to the first pre-season test

As devoted followers of Formula 1, you may be wondering why the teams take so much time off during the winter. After all, the last race of the season was on November 23.

But I can assure you that very little holiday is taken during this period. In fact, December and January are two of the highest-pressure months for anyone involved in an F1 team.

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