A great season in the making

A great season in the making

A fascinating championship is about to begin, with at least four teams and eight drivers tipped to be in the fight. Tony Dodgins looks at what the 2010 season is likely to deliver when the first wheel turns in Bahrain this weekend

When was the last time the first grand prix of a new season was quite so eagerly anticipated?

Over time, Formula 1 has kept me spellbound but one of the great frustrations is that in any given year you generally have one, perhaps two dominant teams, rendering 80% of the grid almost superfluous. But 2010 looks very different. As many as four teams could have a genuinely competitive car and in every one of those teams there will be a 'battle within.'

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