2013 F1 cars: The trackside verdict

2013 F1 cars: The trackside verdict

As the 2013 F1 field hit the track for the first time at Jerez, Edd Straw headed trackside to get some real insights into their handling, and returned expecting a very close season

Formula 1 team launches are all well and good, but it isn't until the cars hit the track for the first time that pre-season really feels like it is underway.

At Jerez on Tuesday, 10 of 2013's challengers (along with last year's Williams with the latest-specification tyres and some aero parts destined for the new FW35, which will be launched in two weeks), had their first serious test run.

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