Their battles may be played out on the track, but Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are also waging a war of the minds in 2014.
One silver-clad driver or the other will almost certainly be crowned this year's champion, and so far the ultra-dominant Brackley team's management is giving them a free run to go wheel-to-wheel.
"We are cautiously optimistic," said team boss Toto Wolff. "Perhaps more optimistic than cautious at the moment!"
Briton Hamilton currently has the upper hand, having won four of the five grands prix so far and finally taking the championship lead from Rosberg in Spain.
Some believe it is a major psychological blow for the German.
"Break me down...
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