Going nowhere for over 75,000km

Going nowhere for over 75,000km

The so-called 'new teams' are getting to be pretty old now, but have yet to make an impact in F1. Edd Straw asks if they are wasting their time and what their struggles tell us about the sport

A combined total of 312 race entries, 14,839 laps and 75,800 kilometres raced. And all for what? Zero points, a couple of 12th places, four facelifts and an unseemly naming row between them.

One team constantly on the cusp of joining the midfield but never doing so, another rebooting after a failed all-digital revolution and the other yet to be ready for the first race of a season in anything but the most tenuous of senses.

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