It’s not just a new season, but a new era in Formula 1 in 2022. From new cars to new circuits, new driver pairings and new faces, there is an awful lot to keep an eye on ahead of the season opener in Bahrain.

    Join Will Buxton, Rosanna Tennant and Sam Collins as they delve into everything that matters – including the new, larger tyres that the teams need to get to grips with, the new safety features and, of course, the return of the number one on the front of Max Verstappen’s Red Bull RB18.

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    Can George Russell take the fight to his new team mate Lewis Hamilton? How long will it take Kevin Magnussen to get back up to speed? And which team has adapted to the new regulations best, and produced a race-winning car?

    Hit play on the video above to find out what the experts think…