Several drivers have taken advantage of their only opportunity to change helmet designs between seasons. Here’s all their headwear for 2016.
Now we’ve finally glimpsed the full field of 2016 in their definitive race liveries it’s time for the least-important and most-fun poll of the year: who’s got the best-looking car?
Late changes to qualifying, complicated new tyre rules and tight radio restrictions are just a few of the changes to the regulations drivers and teams face in 2016.
Champions Mercedes have given every indication they intend to dominate year three of the V6 hybrid turbo rules as they did the previous two.
If Mercedes are going to face any serious opposition in their quest for more championship silverware, Ferrari are their rivals who are best-placed to offer it.
Williams was F1’s top customer team last year but will face renewed competition from richer rivals with greater resources in 2016.
With no new engine options on the table for Red Bull expect another year of bitter complaining if Renault don’t produce the goods.
After finishing a best-ever fifth in the constructors’ championship last year, can Force India realistically expect to do much better in 2016?
With a promising chassis, a much more reliable power unit and a pair of exciting drivers, Toro Rosso could be about to enjoy their best season for years.
Renault is at the start of a major programme of recruitment and restructuring has begun to get the team back up to ‘fighting weight’.
Sauber was the only team not to have its new car ready for the first test of the new season, meaning it could start the year at a disadvantage.
It’s a cliche to describe an upcoming year as a ‘big season’ for a particular team. But in the case of McLaren and their tie-up with Honda it may well be true.
It’s all change at Manor this year but the arrival of Mercedes power could propel them from tail-enders to the midfield.
Formula One has been bereft of good news stories in recent months but the appearance of its first new competitor in six years is something to cheer.
Use these interactive images to compare all eleven of this year’s cars from four different angles side-by-side
Can Rosberg finally put one over Hamilton? Will Raikkonen bounce back against Vettel? Give your verdict on who’ll be the top dog in each team this year.
Formula One fans have never had a wider choice of tracks to choose from when deciding on their race destinations for the season ahead. Which do you most want to visit?