If there was one lasting image from pre-season testing that summed up the winter, it was the sight of cars stopping left, right and centre. Reliability was a key concern and problem for all of the teams, particularly those powered by Renault.
What appears to have happened, however, is that Formula 1 has already thrown away the script.
The Renault power unit appeared, from the outside at least, to run as smoothly as could be wished for and, when in the hands of Daniel Ricciardo, was just as quick as the Mercedes works team cars during the wet qualifying session today.
The predicted outcome from qualifying was that most, if not all, of the Renault powered cars would be left stranded out on...
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